Laverne Cox encourages Duke to "create safe spaces"

Laverne Cox urged students and community members to challenge the gender binary and to have difficult conversations that can create love and empathy.

Document: Search warrant, incident description of ADPhi sexual assault claim

Durham Police are investigating the possibility that a female student was drugged and raped at the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity house earlier this month.

Muslim students respond to adhan backlash

In the wake of media attention surrounding the relocation of the weekly Muslim call-to-prayer, some members of the Duke community are reflecting on the ramifications of the University's decision.

DPD investigates ADPhi sexual assault claim

Durham Police are investigating the possibility that a female student was drugged and raped at the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity house earlier this month, according to a search warrant filed during...

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DSG proposes changes to Senate election model

Proposals introduced at Wednesday's Duke Student Government meeting may mean major changes are in store for the Senate.

GPSC assesses walk-up line practices, changes bylaws

In their first meeting of the spring semester, the general assembly of the Graduate and Professional Student Council passed 12 amendments to their bylaws.

The Chapel carillonneur: 50 years behind the bells

“It was something I thought I would do for the rest of my undergraduate years, but I just never left.”

DukeCard swipes into new system

Most members of the University community likely have not noticed anything different about their DukeCards this semester, but the technology behind the cards is running on an entirely new system.

Duke ADPhi suspended as Durham Police investigates sexual assault claim

The Durham Police Department is investigating a claim of sexual assault at a party held off-campus by Alpha Delta Phi, and the University has suspended the fraternity in the interim.

Students hold posters at the adhan held on the Chapel quad Friday.

Adhan decision sparks nationwide dialogue

Duke's decision to relocate last week's Muslim call-to-prayer has put the University at the center of a national conversation—garnering a range of reactions from across political and religious...

Duke stands alone among peers in merit-based scholarship priorities

As another year of regular decision admissions approaches, Duke will look for something most of its peer schools do not—which candidates should be considered for full-ride merit scholarships.

Moral Monday leader speaks on social change at MLK ceremony

“We still ought to be worried about North Carolina.”

Three named Duke undergraduate Young Trustee finalists

Nikolai Doytchinov, Anna Knight and David Robertson have been named finalists for undergraduate Young Trustee.

Muslim adhan held on Chapel quad

Several hundred people attended the Muslim adhan, or call-to-prayer, on the lawn in front of the Duke Chapel today at 1 p.m.

Faculty Diversity Task Force evaluated, one year since inception

Faculty discussed the structure and activities of the Diversity Task Force at the Academic Council meeting Thursday.

Seniors Reem Alfahad, Nikolai Doytchinov, Anna Knight, Ray Li, Avi Moondra, Cara Peterson, David Robertson and Cameron Tripp have been selected as Young Trustee semifinalists.

Eight seniors chosen as Young Trustee semifinalists

The Young Trustee Nominating Committee has selected eight semifinalists, all of who are seniors.

Though Duke recently announced that members of Duke's Muslim Student Association would lead the call-to-prayer from the Chapel's bell tower, the University has reversed its decision.

Duke reverses decision to hold Muslim call-to-prayer from Chapel bell tower

Two days after Duke announced it would begin a weekly call-to-prayer from the Duke Chapel for Muslim members of the community, the University has reversed its decision.

Humanitarian Dr. Paul Farmer, Trinity '82, the founder of international nonprofit organization Partners in Health, will speak at this year's commencement ceremony.

Paul Farmer chosen as Duke's 2015 commencement speaker

Humanitarian Dr. Paul Farmer will speak at this year's commencement ceremony.

New report resurrects Potti scandal

More than four years after former Duke researcher Dr. Anil Potti resigned in a scandal that made national headlines, the case has resurfaced—this time for the manner in which Duke handled concerns...

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DSG decharters 50 student groups

In its first meeting of the Spring 2015 semester, the DSG Senate voted on a statute to decharter 56 groups due to their failure to re-register or go through student group training during the Fall.

Kunshan student ambassadors talk goals for campus

"Democracy is a fluid but sensitive concept, and while being in China, we are just conscious of certain student's perspective and needs, and we accommodate accordingly."

Chapel service commemorates five-year anniversary of Haiti earthquake

The intimate gathering in the Chapel was “an opportunity for the Duke community to commemorate the lives lost in this tragedy.”

DKU student group promotes positive campus life

Following the inaugural semester of Duke Kunshan University, one student organization is seeking to act as ambassadors for positive change and promote the student experience.

Upgraded Health and Fitness Center reopens

After eight months of renovations totaling $4 million, the Duke Health and Fitness Center will reopen today.

Cold gives K-Ville slow start

Due to the cold temperatures, line monitors called grace in K-ville and sent tenters back to their beds for the first three nights.