The Superpredator

When it comes to dangerous animals, it's us or them. Or so some people think. This piece explores the tumultuous relationship between humans and other predatory animals, and the implications of...

Cereal

Food memories from childhood are often associated with home-cooked meals and family recipes, but for many of us, sitting around the table was accompanied not by food fresh from the oven, but with...

Samantha's Big Step

Samantha Bouchal, a first-year at Duke, is a first generation college student. For her, college is all about gaining knowledge, but she’s been struck by some of the social nuances while on her...

Power of Music

Music is the soundtrack of life. It is the international language of our deepest feelings; it gives sound to thoughts and a beat that can echo the human heart. The power of music varies for...

Me, My Body Breathing

It’s been called many things: #handsupdontshoot, #blacklivesmatter, #icantbreathe. The hashtags trend, and then they die, but the movement remains vibrant. At Duke, young black women are at the head...

What Gains?

Some call the gym their home. Others gawk at these self-proclaimed "gym rats." So, good or bad, what's the hype?Thank you to: Zachary Bears, Daniel Celebucki, Won-Ji Lee, Oyintarelado Osuobeni,...

Power of Muslim Prayer

Islam is largely a mystery in America; one in which the lived reality of Muslims has become disconnected with the perceptions of what it actually means to practice this religion. In this piece, two...

Rankings: A Cultural Fixation?

Americans tend to be fixated on rankings, and that’s certainly true when it comes to colleges. Is this equally the case in other cultures? Sachin Patel spoke with two fellow Duke students: Kay...

Voices of Walltowners

Miranda Chien-Hale is a Californian who has been living in the Walltown neighborhood of Durham, North Carolina for two years. She has barely spoken to her neighbors ... until now. Produced for The...

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