Spotlights

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    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…

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    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…

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    High Ceilings and High Notes

    We walk past it everyday and sometimes we even hear its bells, the Chapel is simply part of Duke’s identity. However, how many times have you ventured inside its walls to…

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    Supermanwoman

    It started when someone telling him that he had particularly feminine features. Then, at night, he started moonlighting as a drag queen, sparking a second life of multihour makeup and costume…

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    Let’s Get Saxy

    Nothing is “free,” kids are robotically trained to get into college, and inflation is just another nine letter word that taints our society (along with “president,” but that’s beside the point).…

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    NASA on the Rise

    In the past few years, the Native American Student Alliance has expanded from three members to over 15. The forces behind this change have come from a variety of places, some…

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    Beat of the [Bella] Drum

    The Pinhook was just filling up when the Friday night headline band took the stage. People immediately left their bar stools to stand closer to the blue spotlights at the back…

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    Let’s Talk about Sex… or PASH Will

    What started as junior Riyanka Ganguly’s independent study project has quickly turned into the Duke Student Government initiative and campus-wide organization known as PASH, aimed at providing answers to those with…