The Observer

How to support the Black Lives Matter movement

Thousands of people worldwide take to the streets to demand justice for the murder of innocent Black lives. Attending protests is just one way to advocate for change.

By Maya Bhattiprolu, Online Editor

June 26, 2020

The murder of George Floyd and thousands of other innocent lives has sparked a worldwide revolution against police brutality. There are so many different ways to support the Black Lives Matter movement, from peaceful protesting, to educating yourself on racism. However, some of these options may not b...

To regift, return or donate? That is the question

To regift, return or donate? That is the question

By Julia Reagan, Arts Editor

January 2, 2014

Everyone has had the experience of opening up a perfectly–wrapped present to discover something that they don’t find appealing at all. It is with this in mind that the Observer presents with you its guide for the ins and outs of dealing with unwanted gifts.  There is always someone who will appr...

Sports leagues donate losing teams’ apparel

By By Natalie Geisler Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2010

The buzzer sounds.  Duke has just won its fourth national championship.  Elated players and coaches storm the court in celebration of their feat, and within seconds, each player on Duke’s roster has quickly donned a brand-new t-shirt and hat, both of which seem to have appeared out of thin air. If...

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