About the Blog
Devil Dems is the official blog of Duke Democrats. However, Duke Democrats members have diverse viewpoints, and we encourage our members to express these diverse viewpoints. Unless otherwise mentioned, the views expressed on the blog are exclusively the opinion of our individual contributers, not the official opinion of the organization.
We retain the right to moderate comments, especially to prevent hate speech and to catch spam.
The goals of the blog:
- To provide an outlet for student voices about local, national and international political issues
- To create high-quality content and analysis, especially about North Carolina, Durham and Duke issues
- To keep our membership and our friends updated about the goings-on of Duke Democrats
- To facilitate dialouge between politically minded Duke community members across the political spectrum
How to contribute to the blog:
- For a one-time article: Submit to email@example.com You do not have to be a Duke student or community member to contribute articles
- To apply to be a contriubter: Email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application
- For organizations intersted in publizing the campaign or their event: We invite you to use the Devil Dems blog to reach Duke students and other progressive Durham area residents about your progressive campaign or event. Please do so in the context of article with interesting content about the “cause,” “issue” or “idea” associated with your event/campaign. See here for a good example of what we mean. Submit to email@example.com
What type of content are we interested in?
A wide variety of things, including but not limited to…
- Interviews with professors about current events or issues of political importance
- Presenting the findings of your reseach and their bearings on progressive issues
- Responses from a progressive perspective to articles in the Duke Chronicle, Durham Herald Sun, or other publications
- “Fun facts” or “things you might not know about” political issues, politicians, or current events
- Your own commentary and analysis
- Articles as long as several pages (we’ll break these up into segements, presented as a series), or as short as a poignant quote
- Reporting on recent campus events
- And more!