• Featured Spotlights

    The Guru’s Nest

    Inspired by Architectural Digest, the Standard presents the first of a series of spotlights of amazing places around campus. The Standard Digest series offers you a glimpse of the Guru’s Nest…

  • Scoop

    Leaving it all behind in Beaufort

    There are few chances in life to start over, to leave everything negative behind and move on. On the third day of my Duke experience, I let everything go. I told…

  • Creatives

    Hell and Heaven

    There are seven billion hells and heavens, a pair in everyone. In constant tussle with one another, they make us many of one. Every decision, each word, all the thoughts that…

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    Scoop

    Alaska

    Like Never Before                On March 26th 2016, I wrote a three-page long “story” in anticipation of the next few weeks of my life working…

  • Creatives

    handle with care

    my mother calls me a hurricane but i think i am less storm and more tsunami.   too quickly, my anger dissipates into sadness: i can never hold onto rage for…

  • Spotlights

    Man Behind the Meme

    Memes have overtaken the Internet at an astonishing pace and Duke students are privy to this phenomenon. Will Ye, creator of “Duke Memes for Gothicc Teens,” sheds light on the process…

  • Creatives Scoop

    Mustn’t Dance Too Long

    Mustn’t Dance Too Long     Straining against the present, inactive in my chair Closing grateful eyelids And   Twirling around the room with a premonition in my arms A glimpse…