Light rail may improve Duke-Durham connections
A light rail connecting Durham and Orange counties is scheduled to be completed over the next 12 years.
Jenkins elected to RTP Board
Kimberly Jenkins, former adviser to the president and provost for innovation and entrepreneurship, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina.
Duke grad student robbed at gunpoint
The individual was approached at 1:50 a.m. by three teenagers wearing white shirts.
Duke reacts to Boston Marathon explosions
When two bombs detonated near the Boston Marathon finish line, some members of the Duke community had just completed the race or were near the site of the explosion.
Duke, other private universities choose not to publicly disclose perpetrators
Two education privacy and safety laws allow private universities to disclose disciplinary proceedings and crime reports when a student is an alleged perpetrator of violating university policy.
Jon Huntsman tells students to 'enhance the lives of others' through service
Huntsman called on students to pursue public service as he outlined major domestic and foreign policy challenges.
Durham named 'tastiest town' by Southern Living
Durham foodies can take pride in their hometown’s recent win of “The Tastiest Town in the South.”
Duke employees can apply for subsidized housing in Durham neighborhood
Duke employees can soon help revitalize the Southside neighborhood, known for its high level of crime, in Durham.
Duke alum launches app to showcase artists' work
Phil Haus, Trinity ’08, is a founding team member of a new social media app that may give Twitter and Instagram a run for their money.
McCrory budget proposes closing 5 prisons
Governor Pat McCrory’s proposal to shut down five North Carolina prisons reflects a decrease in the inmate population.
Duke students opposing same-sex marriage largely stay quiet
Students who oppose same-sex marriage are conscious of being part of a student body that overwhelmingly supports it.
Duke's alcohol policies are stricter than some of its peers'
Duke's alcohol policies uphold the federal drinking age, but some peer schools have implemented more open approaches.
Duke police report 2 crimes during weekend
The first took place on Saturday night, when a student was robbed at gunpoint on Central Campus.
Duke student robbed at gunpoint on Central Campus
A male student, who was attending a party on Anderson Street, was robbed at gunpoint by two men Saturday night.
Professors from Triangle universities slam state Republican policies
Scholars from around the region gathered Thursday to discuss the negative implications of Republican control on North Carolina politics.
Duke students weigh on same-sex marriage debates at Supreme Court
This week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on two cases concerning same-sex marriage.
Bull City Burger serves up wacky meats in March
The Durham burger joint has been offering exotic meats this month including reindeer, python, llama and rocky mountain oysters—also known as bull testicles.
Local pastors protest Durham panhandling ordinace
Many local panhandlers have been ticketed and fined since a new Durham ordinance banning certain types of begging has gone into effect.
Mangum asks for new lawyer after representing herself
After choosing to represent herself in a murder trial, Crystal Mangum has now requested a court-appointed attorney.
Former Young Trustee Fairfax runs for Va. attorney general
A former Young Trustee is running for Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Duke graduate Peng Shi helps improve public school assignment in Boston
Shi has helped the city take a crucial step toward school reform.
Duke struggles to draw low-income applicants, paralleling national trends
Some in the higher education community are evaluating how accessible the college application process is to low-income students
Peter Feaver reflects on Iraq War 10 years later
The Chronicle spoke with Feaver, professor of political science and public policy.
Brightleaf venue damaged by fire
Officials are fighting a fire in El Rodeo, a restaurant in Durham’s Brightleaf Square.
Community slams Durham-Chapel Hill crime story
The Durham and Chapel Hill communities have lambasted an article in The Daily Tar Heel analyzing Durham residents committing crimes in Chapel Hill.