Duke Student Government | September 7, 2016 Senate meeting

The Duke Student Government Senate convenes for its first meeting of the 2016-2017 school year.



DSG Senate Meeting | April 26, 2016

At its final meeting of the year, the Duke Student Government Senate failed to secure sufficient support for a proposal that would have opened applications to serve on Board of Trustees committees to the student body. It also voted to uphold President Keizra Mecklai’s veto of a bill that would move $20,000 from the DSG surplus to the Chanticleer, Duke's yearbook.

Highlights:

01:26:55 - Discussion of opening Board of Trustees committee seats to the student body

03:58:10 - Election of Senate President pro tempore


DSG Judiciary Arguments | April 25, 2016

The Duke Student Government Judiciary heard arguments from petitioners disputing President Keizra Mecklai's authority to veto funding for the Chanticleer, Duke's student yearbook. It also heard a case about funding for the new Peer Advocacy for Sexual Health center. The Chanticleer case, Guarco and Lockhead v. Mecklai begins at 01:01:40.


Chronicle Sportswrap: April 25, 2016

The Chronicle's Jack Dolgin recaps the weekend in Duke athletics. The men's lacrosse team steamrolled No. 15 Marquette 16-1 Friday in its last regular-season home game, but the women's team suffered a 16-8 set-back at the hands of No. 3 North Carolina. Both the men's and women's tennis teams bowed out early in the ACC tournament, but the baseball team took two out of three on the road at Virginia Tech to win its third conference series in the past four weeks.


DSG Senate Meeting | April 20, 2016

The Duke Student Government made changes to its funding of the Peer Advocacy for Sexual Health Center and approved changes to the annual budget allocations.


Chronicle Sportswrap: April 18, 2016

The Chronicle’s Jesús Hidalgo recaps the weekend in Duke sports. The men’s lacrosse team punched its ticket to the ACC tournament with a 14-8 win at Virginia, and both the men’s and women’s tennis teams rounded out their regular seasons in preparation for next week’s ACC tournaments in Cary, N.C. Duke women’s golf could not capture the ACC championship for the second straight year, but got top-10 finishes from Leona Maguire and Virginia Elena Carta. Sportswrap is your one-stop shop for everything that happened this weekend in Duke athletics.


DSG Senate Meeting | April 13, 2016

The Duke Student Government gave final approval to its annual budget, funded the Peer Advocacy for Sexual Health Center and approved a resolution opposing the relocation of the Women's Center to East Campus during its Wednesday meeting. Below are some meeting highlights and the corresponding times in the video at which they can be viewed: Discussion of PASH Center—00:32:13 Opposes Women's Center relocation—02:18:16 Annual Budget Debate—02:34:05


Chronicle Sportswrap: April 11, 2016

The Chronicle's Jack Dolgin recaps the weekend in Duke sports. The men's basketball team announced Sunday that point guard Derryck Thornton will transfer after just one season with the Blue Devils, and the men's lacrosse team fell 8-6 at top-ranked Notre Dame. Duke baseball took a series from No. 21 Clemson for just the second time since 1998, and the women's tennis and women's lacrosse teams cruised to home wins against Boston College.


PTS employees discuss complaints

Three current and former Parking and Transportation services employees discuss their work experiences


Chronicle Sportswrap: April 4, 2016

The Chronicle's Jack Dolgin recaps the weekend in Duke athletics. The men's lacrosse team played its third straight overtime game, falling 17-16 to Tobacco Road rival North Carolina while the women fell 14-12 to No. 4 Syracuse at the Carrier Dome. The women's tennis team continued its dominance in ACC play, defeating No. 12 Virginia 4-0 and besting Notre Dame 4-1. With the season in the books, men's basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski underwent total knee replacement surgery Sunday morning, and the women's basketball team lost two talented pieces from this year's roster when sophomore Azurá Stevens and freshman Angela Salvadores announced they would not return next season.


Protestors reiterate demands as Allen Building sit-in continues

Students gathered Saturday evening to find out how administrators would respond to the ongoing Allen Building sit-in. Those orchestrating the sit-in revealed an "occupied" banner and other protestors reiterated their demands as they found out what administrators said to those in the Allen Building.


DSG Senate Meeting | March 30th, 2016

The Duke Student Government Senate debated a resolution calling for disciplinary action against Executive Vice President Tallman Trask, which ultimately failed. They also passed a resolution condemning North Carolina House Bill 2.


Chronicle Sportswrap: March 28, 2016

The Chronicle's Jack Dolgin recaps a busy weekend in Duke athletics. The men's basketball team's season came to a close in the Sweet 16 with an 82-68 loss at the hands of top-seeded Oregon. The men's lacrosse team rebounded from an overtime loss with a dramatic 16-15 overtime win against No. 5 Syracuse, and the women's lacrosse team followed suit with an 11-8 win against No. 16 Virginia. The fencing and swimming teams finished up their seasons with multiple All-America honors, and the track team started its outdoor season over in Raleigh.


Chronicle Postgame: Oregon 82, Duke 68

The Chronicle's Brian Pollack and Sameer Pandhare break down Duke's Sweet 16 loss to the top-seeded Ducks in the West Regional semifinals in Anaheim, Calif. Dillon Brooks scored 22 points to go with five rebounds and six assists as Oregon's athleticism was too much for Duke to handle. Brandon Ingram led all scorers with 24 points, but the rest of his teammates could never really find a rhythm as the Blue Devils' season came to a close on the West Coast.


Chronicle Pregame: NCAA tournament Sweet 16: Duke vs. Oregon

The Chronicle's Brian Pollack previews the Blue Devils' Sweet 16 matchup against top-seeded Oregon in the West Regional semifinals Thursday night in Anaheim, Calif. After a cross-country trek to get to the Golden State, Duke will have to contend with one of the most athletic teams it has seen all season. Dillon Brooks spearheads the offensive attack for the Ducks, and 6-foot-10 center Chris Boucher is both a shot-blocking threat and an adept 3-point shooter.


DSG Senate Meeting | March 23rd, 2016

The Duke Student Government Senate debated a proposal to change the structure of the Senate, which ultimately failed.


Chronicle Postgame: Duke 71, Yale 64

The Chronicle’s Jack Dolgin and Meredith Cash break down a nail-biting finish between the Blue Devils and Bulldogs in the NCAA tournament Round of 32. Duke led by 27 late in the first half before Yale used a 15-0 run to jump right back in to the game in the second half, trimming the lead to as little as three before the Blue Devils closed out the game from the free-throw line. Grayson Allen and Brandon Ingram combined for 54 points to send Duke to the Sweet 16 in Anaheim, Calif.


Chronicle Pregame: NCAA Tournament: Duke vs. Yale

The Chronicle's Jack Dolgin and Meredith Cash preview the Blue Devils' Round of 32 matchup against Yale in Providence, R.I. The Blue Devils beat the Bulldogs 80-61 Nov. 25 in Durham with Amile Jefferson in the lineup, but the injured senior will not be available Saturday as Grayson Allen and Brandon Ingram try to punch a ticket to the Sweet 16. Guard Makai Mason scored 31 points in Yale's upset win against Baylor, and the post duo of Brandon Sherrod and Justin Sears will try to wear down Duke's depleted frontcourt.