Kindness

Mr. Rogers would want you to be a good neighbor

Mr. Rogers would want you to be a good neighbor

By Duke Staff 2/22/18 It’s been a rough week. Really rough. And while we have many thoughts about the state of everything, we wanted to take a break this week and focus on something close to our Pittsburgh home: Mister Rogers. This past Monday was the 50th Anniversary of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, and after such […]

Moving forward from presidential election

Moving forward from presidential election

By Duke Staff Let’s never allow this to happen ever again. You know what I’m talking about. With the exception of a few die-hard Trump supporters, no one enjoyed the most recent presidential election and its seemingly endless build-up of hateful speech and general divisiveness. Poll after poll demonstrated that Trump and Clinton were the […]

Quite Thought Full: Kindness needed as the final thought

By Katie Walsh | Opinions Editor For nearly a year and a half, I have been filling this space with witty words of encouragement, advice and defenses for the benefits of literature. My goal has always been to provide a reason for people to smile and, hopefully, create a thought or two that wasn’t there […]