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Proving Myself

So much of my life has revolved around proving myself: I chose Duke because that proved I worked hard in school for years and years. I traveled all ov...

The Five-Year Plan

I’ve always had a plan. I make goals. I make smaller goals to meet that goal. I meet those goals. I achieve the goal. I create a new list. I repeat....

Dear Class of 2020

Dear Class of 2020, You made it. Being here is a huge accomplishment. And one that people—you, too, probably—have dreamed of for a long time. I’...

My Biggest Insecurity

I knew I needed to post something. Aside from the fact that it’s been two weeks, I needed to let out some emotions. I don’t really know where to b...

On Tenting

K-Ville Tenting. For five weeks. For a ticket to the UNC-Duke game. I had only heard of it from my neighbor, who graduated from Duke four years ago. T...

On Me Too Monologues

Friday night I attended Me Too Monologues, a performance where Duke students anonymously submit monologues that other students then perform. I can’t...