Duke fraternities bring in bigger pledge class
Although the number of potential new members was almost the same last year, Duke Interfraternity Council groups extended more nearly 70 more bids in 2014 than 2013.
Panhel offers 339 bids, down from last year
Duke’s nine Panhellenic Association sororities gave out 339 bids on Sunday’s Bid Day, concluding a two-week recruitment process.
Financial aid office launches new website
Duke’s Financial Aid office debuted their new website Dec. 16, which they hope will make financial aid information more accessible for students and parents.
Students battle stress in scramble to find post-grad jobs
The beginning of Spring semester kicks off the summer internship and post-graduation job search, and the stress can take quite a toll on the student body.
Workers complete second phase of Campus Drive construction
Over Winter Break, Facilities Management restarted a scheduled project on Campus Drive to install piping from West Campus to assist in the cooling of buildings on East Campus.
Students sound off on recruitment process for selective living groups
Students sound off on the recruitment process for joining a selective social group.
International freshman relays her accidental trip to Arkansas
An error in planning left Cassie Yuan and Florence Tesha over 1,000 miles away in Fayetteville, Ark.
Students soundoff on the trek back to Duke in the harsh weather
In the midst of record low temperatures, students sounded off on coming back to the Gothic Wonderland through delays and snowstorms.
LDOC Committee begins making offers to artists
While students finish cramming for their winter finals, the LDOC Committee of the Duke University Union are busy organizing this year’s Last Day Of Classes event.
Ada Gregory leaves Women's Center
Women's Center Director Ada Gregory has moved to a new position as the executive director of the Office of Interdisciplinary Program Management.
Black Men’s Union exec. seeks campus prominence
Since receiving its status as a recognized student group at the Sept. 25 meeting of Duke Student Government, the leaders of the Black Men’s Union have been working to solidify their place as...
Students sound off on their Thanksgiving break
Duke students enjoyed the holiday festivities of Thanksgiving break in different ways.
Gamma Phi Beta prepares for spring recruitment
Gamma Phi Beta is preparing to recruit its first Duke pledge class in the Spring, becoming the tenth sorority on campus.
Capt. Richard Phillips speaks to students about leadership, teamwork
Captain Richard Phillips, a merchant mariner who was held hostage by Somali pirates in 2009, does not consider himself a hero.
Duke students remember victims of Typhoon Haiyan
Gathered beneath the rain in front of the chapel, a group of students participated in a candlelit vigil Sunday night to honor those devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.
Duke Hackathon attracts more than 500 students to work on real-world projects
Over 530 tech-minds, united by their ideas and a barista from Joe Vaughn Goh, spent 22 hours applying their skills to create real-world solutions at the DukeHack hackathon.
"Infiltrators" portrays walls between Palestine and Israel through film
Barriers between Palestine and Israel serve not to separate people physically, but rather to degrade the personage of Palestinians, said Nick Denes—co-director of the Palestine Film Foundation.
Duke Culture Initiative presidents share vision for campus
Seniors Cara Peterson and Brianna Welch created the Duke Culture Initiative, a campus organization intended to increase dialogue and advocacy, at the end of last Spring and currently serve as its...
DSG prepares to reintroduce bike sharing program
Just months after the University disbanded the Duke Bikes loaner program, Duke Student Government is preparing to introduce a bike sharing program to campus.
Duke health plan covers sex reassignment surgery for employees
Transgender employees at Duke will start to receive health benefits for gender confirmation procedures next year.
THE ORAL HISTORY OF TAILGATE
The oral history of Duke football tailgate, a football pregame party with costumes started by athletes in the late 1990s that was cancelled in 2010 after a 14-year-old passed out in a Porta-Pottie.
Journalist Jonathan Katz discusses writing about 2010 Haiti earthquake
Jonathan Katz, a Durham resident and award-winning journalist, recently received the WOLA-Duke Human Rights Book Award for his work in Haiti.
WOLA-Duke Book Award presented to Durham resident for work on Haiti
Attentive viewers sat outside the overflowing Franklin Humanities Institute Garage as journalist Jonathan Katz read about busted windows and corrupt government officials Wednesday evening.
Duke weighs in on sophomore slump phenomenon
After their first year, many students at Duke and across the nation experience a slump in their sophomore year.
Students celebrate Halloween from Perkins to Franklin Street
Many students made the trek to University of North Carolina Chapel Hill's famous Franklin Street while others made a much shorter trek to Perkins Library.
Inform your vote: a guide to the 2014 U.S. Senate election
Republicans challenge same-sex marriage, appeal Amendment One decision
With 19 candidates running, N.C. Court of Appeals ballot atypically full
Inform your vote: a guide to the 2014 U.S. House of Representatives election
Bubonic plague findings shed light on potential infection treatments