Gender-neutral housing comes to East Campus
For the first time in Duke's history, all undergraduate students have access to gender-neutral housing—but freshmen have not yet taken advantage of it.
New service cleans student apartments
Campus Enterprises, a student entrepreneurial group, has recently launched Maid My Day, a cleaning service for Duke students living in apartments.
Edens to undergo "beautification" to increase desirability
Edens Quadrangle has traditionally been one of the least popular housing options on West Campus.
East Campus benches removed due to size restrictions
The Class of 2018 arrived on East Campus missing a traditional component of the campus landscape: house benches.
Aycock renamed following student leaders' call for action
Duke University freshman dormitory Aycock will be renamed East Residence Hall, following years of protest over the building's namesake.
Independent students feel lack of community in housing model
Independent students are still voicing concern about a lack of community in houses following the second year of room selections.
Students surprised at potential lack of homeowner's insurance following Brown fire
Duke is not responsible for any damage to students' personal property that occurs in on-campus housing.
Independents look to enhance community under housing model
Independent houses are attempting to enhance their own sense of community under the new Duke housing model.
Third floor Brown residents to get room access in near future
Third floor Brown residents could begin to move back into their rooms as soon as Monday.
Alspaugh belongings fall victim to alleged kleptomaniac
Despite continued uncertainty, many students have expressed concerns about the existence of a kleptomaniac in Alspaugh Dormitory.
Brown residents remain displaced in wake of fire
Residents of Brown’s third floor displaced by last night’s fire will not be able to return to their rooms until early next week.
Small fire breaks out in Brown Dormitory on East Campus
Emergency Coordinatory Kyle Cavanaugh said the residents were evacuated safely and there were no injuries reported.
Gender neutral housing to be added to East Campus
Beginning with the Class of 2018, freshmen will have access to gender-neutral housing on East Campus.
Frothingham talks gender neutral housing
Senior Sunny Frothingham, co-president of Duke Students for Gender Neutrality, worked closely with administrators to help facilitate the policy changes to gender neutral housing.
Central Campus common rooms safe from conversion to student housing
Despite previous uncertainties, independent common rooms on Central Campus are safe for now.
Costly trips keep some students on campus over break
After dorms close Dec. 16, some students stay behind with no way of going home for the holidays.
Most cultural SLGs see success two years in
Following the disbanding of the Latino Cultural House in 2011, two other cultural living groups have prospered.
Housing model raises student criticism
The face of Duke student housing shifted seismically last year, and students are still adjusting to the new lay of the land.
Duke finalizes Central Campus upgrades
Originally built as temporary housing in the 1970s, the Central Campus apartments are receiving their last upgrades for the next decade.
Duke to start using softer two-ply toilet paper
The era of one-ply toilet paper in Duke restrooms is coming to the end of its roll.
Duke preps for house model's second year
As students finish filling out next year’s housing applications, the University is looking back on the first year of the house model to make changes for the future.
Some Duke students are indifferent to gender-neutral bathrooms
Students’ reactions to the expansion of gender-neutral bathrooms on campus have been, on the whole, neutral.
Duke approves five gender-neutral independent houses for next academic year
Duke Housing, Dining and Residence Life will implement gender-neutral housing in three unaffiliated West Campus houses.
Duke will complete Central Campus renovations in 2013
The makeover could make the apartments more attractive to students.