For semi-pro basketball team, 'sky is the limit'

If someone watched them practice, they might be mistaken for a Division I basketball team.

Student concerns lead to refined Shabbat theme

Although the event will otherwise go on as planned, Friday’s Shabbat dinner at the Freeman Center for Jewish Life will no longer reference the Bedouin people following vocal pushback from some...

Kassa Korley has earned the title of International Master, the second highest title awarded by the World Chess Federation.

'My passions were what drove me': senior reflects on chess success

Playing chess comes so naturally to senior Kassa Korley that he cannot even remember how he first learned the game.

Senior Daniel Kort, president of Blue Devils United, said that the 30 student leaders he presented to at IvyQ unanimously supported the introduction of Duke's LGBTQ-inclusive question.

LGBTQ-inclusive question well-received by peer institutions

"It will be critical for us to elevate and embrace the values of marginalized people and groups within our demographic."

Students and their families dine at the Marketplace on East Campus.

Freshmen sound off on Family Weekend

"It was kind of like a mini vacation."

CAPS reports increase in referrals

Data given to The Chronicle by Counseling and Psychological Services shows a rise in the number of students served by CAPS.

Mental Health Awareness Week aims to spark conversation among students

This year, Duke will participate through the efforts of student groups, with the support of CAPS—an effort to place students at the center of the conversation.

Junior Jay Ruckelshaus, center, is bringing a national disability conference to Duke to discuss accessibility and support options.

Ruckelshaus advocates for student disability support

After founding a nonprofit called Ramp Less Traveled to make higher education accessible to others with disabilities, junior Jay Ruckelshaus is now bringing a national disability conference to Duke.

DukeMakers, founded early this year, has built a prosthetic hand for a boy with birth defects and collaborated with FORM magazine to creat 3D printed fashion pieces, among other projects.

DukeMakers club innovates with 3-D printing

A new student group is working towards more accessible and flexible 3-D printing for innovators across campus.

There are currently 50 Zagster bikes set up at four different locations—one at the East Campus bus stop, one at the Central Campus bus stop near Devil's Bistro and two on West Campus, one between the Social Sciences and Allen buildings (pictured) and one by Penn Pavilion.

Bike sharing program up and running

After a year's hiatus, bike sharing is officially back on Duke's campus—albeit taking a different form than it once did.

'Dating at Duke' tackles relationships, hookup culture

“If you’re not dating or in a committed relationship, why not?”

President Barack Obama announced the It's On Us sexual assault awareness campaign in a video last week.

Duke tackles sexual assault outside of White House awareness campaign

The launch of the White House's “It’s On Us” campaign to raise awareness about sexual assault on college campuses received considerable attention last week, but Duke is pursuing its own methods to...

Queer history at Duke celebrated in new exhibit

The opening of the exhibit marks the beginning of a semester-long set of activities focused on LGBTQ history at Duke.

Duke community faces loss of two students

The Duke community lost two students this weekend.

CAPS has grown its partnerships with student groups in the past eight years.

CAPS promotes mental health through student group partnerships

Counseling and Psychological Services has seen a large expansion in its partnerships with student organizations.

Alumna Kimberly Jenkins delivers the keynote speech at the Greek Convocation ceremony Tuesday evening in Duke Chapel.

Greek convocation centers on empowerment

The University's greek leaders and alumni celebrated achievements and challenged each other to advocate for positive change at Duke's annual greek convocation.

The Blue Devil poses nearby Wallace Wade  Stadium, where about 250 students gathered for DevilsGate before the football game against Kansas on Saturday.

After DevilsGate crowd shrinks, DSG looks ahead

Attendance at tailgate event DevilsGate dropped from the first week to the second, but Duke Student Government is optimistic about the program.

New bike sharing program to debut this month

Students waiting for the bus will soon have an alternative set of wheels at their convenience.

You@Duke survey gathers freshmen insights to study student life

A study of the Class of 2018 has the potential to change the way Duke thinks about the adjustment to college life.

A student performs at the 2013 Me Too Monologues performance, a yearly show featuring anonymously submitted stories about Duke life.

Me Too Monologues attract freshmen audience with Mini Show

Dozens gathered Sunday in the East Campus Coffeehouse for the Me Too Monologues Mini Show, where four students performed monologues submitted anonymously by fellow Duke students.

The Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity provides support for the Duke LGBTQ community.

Duke adds LGBTQ-inclusive question to application

A new LGBTQ-inclusive question on Duke’s admissions supplement puts the University among the first to explicitly mention sexual orientation and gender identity on its application.

Imam Adeel Zeb, pictured, will move from Wesleyan University and Trinity College in Connecticut to become the Muslim chaplain at Duke.

Imam Adeel Zeb to replace Antepli as Muslim chaplain

Beginning Sept. 20, Imam Adeel Zeb will take on the role of Muslim chaplain at Duke.

BSA hosts candlelight vigil for Ferguson

In honor of Michael Brown's funeral Monday, the Black Student Alliance hosted a candlelight vigil and open session for the community to express themselves through poetry and spoken word, among...

Freshman Max Snow, pictured above on right, is the CEO and founder of Backtrack, an app for music sharing and discovery.

Freshman by day, music mogul by night

"We really want to empower the labels and kind of galvanize their dying reputation."

Teams of First-Year Advisory Counselors provide guidance and support to the newest residents of the Duke campus.

FAC co-chair shares how to make the most out of freshman year

"Whether you're introverted or extroverted, be brave and start a conversation, ask questions, listen and tell your story."