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Tom Vosburgh


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A coreless curriculum

At the beginning of this semester, members of Duke’s Curriculum Committee released an initial draft of their proposed overhaul to the university’s general education requirements.


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Park-O-Nomics 101

Faced with the recent Blue Zone debacle, Duke Parking and Transportation officials have attempted to appease students with stopgap measures that fail to address larger-scale problems with local transit networks and abandon the organization’s key objectives. Take, for instance, the mismatch between its current construction projects and long-term goals.


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Don't sweat 'the plan'

What do you do with a B.A. in English? What is my life going to be? sings Princeton, a puppet endowed with human-like characteristics and a desire to discover his purpose in life, at the beginning of the musical Avenue Q. I’m two semesters away from a B.S.


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On chapels and cranes

The chapel, normally the subject of an inordinate quantity of Instagram posts, has come under even closer iPhone-filtered scrutiny than usual in recent days.


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Don't divest

With the trustees of dozens of higher education institutions across the globe such as Stanford and the University of Maine system voting to divest their endowments from fossil fuel companies, it’s...

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