Despite concerns from students that Duke's alcohol policy is pushing more students off campus, administration says the policy is unlikely to change. | Chronicle File Photo

'Open door' alcohol policy unlikely for Duke, admins say

Duke administrators stand by the University's alcohol policies even as students suggest they have created a less open environment on campus.

The IFC has created a unique task force to examine the University's social culture, especially in relation to sexual assault.

IFC task force to investigate sexual assault in Greek life

The Interfraternity Council has created a student-led task force that will investigate the role Greek life plays in sexual assault on campus.

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Duke junior's cupcake remake company continues expansion

In 2014, Duke junior Pooja Mehta started Cupcake Remake, a self-run company that produces mason jars filled with alternating layers of cake and icing.

Ego, a new app developed by Duke students gives users a platform to share their favorite selfies and has gained approximately 1,100 followers since May 11. | Photo Illustration by Georgia Parke

Duke students develop new selfie app

The app allows users to post their own selfies and view and comment on their friends' posts.

Senior Jamal Edwards was one of only 10 undergraduates nationwide selected as a 2015 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellow. | Special to The Chronicle

Senior Jamal Edwards selected for prestigious foreign affairs fellowship

Edwards is one of 10 undergraduate students nationwide selected to be a 2015 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellow by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

2015 graduate Safaa al-Saeedi was unable to celebrate her graduation with family because of obstacles preventing travel from her home country—Yemen. | Special to The Chronicle

Yemen no-fly zone prevents 2015 grad from celebrating with family

Safaa al-Saeedi was unable to spend graduation with her family because of travel restrictions preventing travel from her home country—Yemen.

Three Duke students organized a same-sex kiss-in at the Spanish Galleon, a night club in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Wednesday morning.

Updated: Same-sex kiss-in staged at Myrtle Beach club

Three Duke students organized a same-sex kiss-in at the Spanish Galleon Nightclub, a popular beach week destination in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Performances on LDOC were generally well-received by students.

Students note improvement in LDOC 2015

Whether they most enjoyed the men's basketball team dancing on the stage, energy at the concerts or massages on the Chapel Quadrangle, students across campus saw improvement in the Last Day of...

LDOC tweaks made based on past years' lessons

Students can look forward to seeing more advanced stage effects and better sound quality in the annual Last Day of Classes concert and festivities.

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T-Pain to perform at Virginia Tech same day as LDOC

Despite being booked for a show just hours earlier, T-Pain will still be headlining this year’s Last Day of Classes concert.

Senior Robbie Florian has been giving daily readings of each of the seven Harry Potter novels under the James B. Duke statue since Nov. 3, 2014.

'All was well': Public Harry Potter readings come to a close

Most readers of the Harry Potter series faced the ending of the series when the last book was released in July 2007.

Sign on minority labor at Duke removed from statue

A sign posted on the quadrangle in front of the Chapel addressing Duke’s dependence on the labor of people of color was removed Wednesday night.

Activists discuss future of social justice at Duke

Duke and Durham activists challenged students to assess the state of campus movements at a panel discussion Thursday evening.

After Monday night's win, students and visitors poured into the University Store Tuesday to buy championship apparel.

Fans flock to stores for championship apparel

The Duke University Store served throngs of fans Tuesday anxious to buy championship gear the day after the title game.

Campus erupts with joy in response to Duke championship

A five point victory for Duke's fifth national championship made for one passionate campus celebration.

Students watched the 2010 National Championship game in Cameron Indoor Stadium, which will also be opened to student spectators on Monday night for the 2015 title game.

Campus prepares for national championship game

Is it better to be on campus or on site when Duke basketball wins the national championship?

Mi Gente opens first-ever office space in Bryan Center

At a reception Thursday evening attended by approximately 100 students, staff and faculty, Mi Gente revealed its new office space on the ground floor of the Bryan Center across from the Center of...

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"Fun Home" chosen as summer reading for Class of 2019

The Class of 2019 will feature many trailblazers for the University—including those who read an autobiographical graphic novel for their summer reading book.

Tyler Glass shoots a bumper pool ball in his dorm room as spectators look on.

Bumper pool 'madness' takes off at Duke

Every Friday afternoon, the continuous clanking of billiard balls can be heard echoing down an empty hallway in the Kilgo quadrangle.

Students enjoyed Old Duke festivities last year.

Vanessa Carlton to headline Old Duke concert

For Old Duke, students will be making their way downtown, walking fast as faces pass and they're homebound—with Vanessa Carlton as the concert's headliner.

Students have questioned the effectiveness of the new Philo systems after experiencing delays and interruptions.

With Roku television streaming, some students want to change the channel

Duke’s change to an Internet streaming service for campus televisions has been met with criticism from many students.

Project Arts debuts amid increase in pre-orientation apps

Project Arts, set to debut in August 2015, will focus on introducing interested freshmen to Duke's art community and emphasize engagement with the city of Durham.

DSG sponsors weekend bus service to Southpoint

Duke Student Government will soon be starting a bimonthly bus service to Southpoint Mall and Target on Saturdays.

Anatomy of a snow day

Who makes the decision to cancel classes?

Duke announced that all classes during the day Thursday would be canceled as a result of the snow accumulation expected Wednesday evening.

Snow leads to canceled classes

The heaviest snowfall of the year so far led to canceled classes for the third time in two weeks.