Find your place at Duke
Freshmen have many opportunities to enhance the Duke experience and, thereby, arrive at a much-needed sense of belonging. One of these opportunities may be joining The Chronicle.
Aycock renaming presents lingering questions
There is the lingering question why the administration did not fully choose to adopt the resolution of DSG.
Take advantage of 81 years of dance
Each summer, for seven weeks, Durham plays host to some of the best-established dance troupes in the country.
A cornucopia of classes
As freshmen gear up to register for classes and begin to plan the next four years, we thought it worthwhile to reflect on navigating the myriad academic offerings at Duke.
Duke says goodbye to Maya Angelou
Despite being dispersed throughout the world, students were united in grief over the loss of Maya Angelou.
Where will you be this summer?
Amid the excitement for what summer holds in store, we take a moment to reflect on the value of the three-month hiatus and the opportunities it offers.
A lasting legacy in the Nursing School
As Marion Broome prepares to assume the role of dean at the School of Nursing, it is appropriate to examine the legacy of her predecessor, Catherine Gilliss.
Time to reflect
In less than two weeks, Duke will bid farewell to its senior class and welcome a new freshman cohort
Our fair institution: a year in review
In the spirit of reflection and ruthless evaluation, we have assembled the most important—and overlooked—news stories of the 2013-2014 academic year.
Merging perception and reality
Released last week, the Duke Inquiries in Social Relations report aims a critical lens at campus culture, bringing data and thoughtful analysis to bear on some of Duke’s most divisive cultural...
Separation of powers in DSG
Recent standoffs between the Judiciary and DSG senate raise important questions about the appropriate relationship between these two branches of power.
Academics at institutions like Duke find themselves in an impossible double bind.
Double major, double trouble
Double majoring may indeed be something to recognize, but we wonder if it does not come with some troubling cultural implications.
The Arts and Sciences Council recently approved a new certificate program designed to teach entrepreneurial skills.
Join the Editorial Board
Some might call it organized debate—a clash of ideas and opinions in the form of invigorating verbal jousting.
Vote Schaack, Silk Thursday
In Wednesday’s Editorial, we endorsed candidates for three of five the contested committees. Today, we turn to the remaining two contested races.
Vote Gorwitz, Albert, Salzman Thursday
Amid the sea of campaign posters and Facebook posts leading up to the Duke Student Government elections Thursday, we would like to take this opportunity to endorse vice presidential candidates for...
Labor standards at DKU
Since 2010 Duke's plans to partner with Wuhan University to build a campus in Kunshan, China have been fraught with controversy.
Administrative transitions portend institutional change
Last Thursday, President Richard Brodhead gave his annual address to the Academic Council.
Do acceptance rates really matter?
Duke’s emphasis on the sub-ten percent regular decision rate reflects a stubborn obsession with selectivity.