News

President Barack Obama has requested a $1 billion increase in the NIH’s budget for the fiscal year 2016, which translates to a
3.3 percent increase in funding.
Duke researchers look ahead to NIH funding increase after years of budget cuts

President Barack Obama has requested a $1 billion increase in the NIH’s budget for the fiscal year 2016

Duke Student Government offers compromise to housing quota guidelines

The resolution states that groups should be able to avoid the housing requirements by having three out of seven members of a group’s executive board live in section.

Mecklai, Guarco and Gavai victorious in DSG, SOFC elections

Junior Keizra Mecklai has been elected Duke Student Government President after a race against fellow junior Tucker Albert, with 60.67 percent of the total votes.

Sports

Duke women’s lacrosse looks to open 7-0 against Virginia Tech

The Blue Devils rolled through their first ACC opponent and will look to give the Hokies the same treatment come Friday.

Duke women's golf takes aim at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

The Blue Devils will head to Hilton Head, S.C., looking to defend their title in the event from last season.

A 'Year of Readiness' at Duke?

The Big Ten is considering a proposal that would prevent athletes from participating in men’s basketball and football in their first year at college.

Opinion

Hidden vices and fantasy worlds

“What are you watching Abdul?” my older sister asked menacingly.

In defense of the humanities

I recently became familiar with the concept of “Oh” majors.

Finding joy in level one

Recess

Special to The Chronicle
Oscars Rundown: A Night Not to Remember

Harris’s performance felt lackluster, unoriginal and, at times, offensive. And, no, not in the Ricky Gervais, "he’s British, so it’s okay," kind of way.

Music Review: Recycled Youth (Volume One)

I once asked an honest, musically aware friend if it would ever be respectable to like Never Shout Never. His immediate text response: “No.”

Music Review: Piece by Piece

The beauty in this album is found in the more vulnerable moments.

Towerview

A change in housing model and differing enforcement of administrative policies has forced a social exodus off of West Campus during the past four years.
When West Ran Dry

A change in housing model and differing enforcement of administrative policies has forced a social exodus off of West Campus during the past four years.

'A second best decision'

Why adhan was moved from the Duke Chapel

Where the lacrosse house once stood

For nine years, 610 N. Buchanan Blvd.—the former epicenter of the Duke lacrosse case—was an eyesore for some and a memorial for others.