If you haven’t already heard about the Kappa Sigma party invitations, I suggest you check out the pictures here (and join the protest tomorrow if you can). You can also join an open discussion here. Needless to say, Duke Democrats stands against racism and intolerance in all forms and we condemn this horribly insensitive party. Linked is Elena Botella’s post from last year on fraternity party invitations; it is obviously still very applicable today.
All three young trustee candidates are very strong this year; they all share our values and recognize the improvements that Duke needs to make. However, Duke Democrats has chosen to endorse Chris Brown for Young Trustee. Chris has leadership experience in a number of Duke organizations, including Duke Student Government. He is able to go… Continue reading Duke Democrats endorses Chris Brown for Young Trustee
Jonathan Zhao’s editorial in the Duke Chronicle seems to have already spurred some discussion on the topic of equal pay for women; if you haven’t read it, I highly recommend you do so right now. Try to contain your incredulity at the title and some of the phrases (“the less productive gender”). The truth about fair pay… Continue reading Equal pay is good economic policy
Come join us at our first meeting and learn what it means to be a Duke Democrat! We are excited to have all of our returning members back and we want to welcome all our new members. We do have a surprise planned for the meeting – come on out and find out more about… Continue reading First Duke Democrats Meeting – Monday 9/3, Friedl 107, 8-9pm
Of the contested elections in this May’s primary ballot, some provide clear-cut choices, but many require a more nuanced look. These races are Governor, Lt. Governor, Durham County Commissioner and NC Senate 22. For the post of Governor, former Congressman Bob Etheridge is the best choice. Three are three important considerations at play in choosing… Continue reading Duke Democrats May Primary Endorsements