Even fans of certain players, admirers of certain athletes, will tone-police these same individuals, cautioning them from taking extreme steps outside of their roles as just basketball players. They will present the ultimate question every basketball fan—every sports fan, even—faces: why do you care so much about players you don’t actually know, teams you are not a part of, outcomes that don’t tangibly affect you or a game you can barely play?
The reasons that Republicans offer for the prevalence of gun violence betray their commitment to do absolutely nothing about this issue going forward. They emphasize the “evil” nature of the shooting and the shooter, knowing full well that we can’t legislate against evil. They claim that no sort of gun laws would prevent a criminal from procuring a gun.
You will spend large parts of the next few years within an all-male community with little outside input, running the risk of locking yourself into a hyper-masculine, alcohol-filled echo chamber. Pretty soon you’ll be so deep in this culture that calling out a brother for casual racism or sexism, or admitting you have a mental health issue that you try to treat with alcohol, will become impossible.
Sophomore Shivam Dave responds to last week's column series criticizing the Iran nuclear deal.
Led by strong freshmen play, the Blue Devils showed a lot of promise at the Princeton Invitational this weekend.
With NBA training camps picking up speed across the country, five Blue Devils are getting acclimated to new teammates and systems, including touted rookies Jabari Parker and Rodney Hood.
Duke Men’s Golf begins season with seventh place showing; Freshman Adam Wood finishes eighth.