There are those who talk and there are those who do. WHO (Women's Housing Option) does. This living group has set themself apart as more than just a place for women to live. Concepts like "safe space", "social advocacy" and "community efficacy" come to mind when looking at the stirring and dynamic new campaign that was launched last week. Body image issues are a reality in many of our lives. The statistics that support this truth are alarming as words are spoken with little or no thought given to the lasting psychological impact that is left in the wake of commentaries on women's bodies. It is encouraging to see that, with the photo expertise of Ashley Tsai, this group of women has created space to invite conversation, expand thought provoking images and develop the tools to initiate positive change. All of our lives are affected when even one life is disrupted by the inability
One of last year's seniors (and a former DUWELL intern), Rose O'Connor, was inspired to write this blog in the spring of 2012, her last semester at Duke. As we approach Thanksgiving time, it seems especially appropriate to consider gratitude and how to appreciate the small things in life...
Hey all! My name is Jeff Day and I am a rising Sophomore here at Duke University who is an Electrical and Computer Engineering major with a possible Math double major or minor. First of all I would like to welcome the Class of 2016 to Duke! You are truly in for the ride of your life and I hope you come to appreciate this unique place as much as I have over the past year. Although I am a very recent addition to the True Blue cast (found out I was going to be in it about two weeks ago) I was really excited to be able to go back to Duke early to be a meaningful part of O-week. I just finishe