Students and alumni comment on homecoming weekend
The Chronicle’s Annie Straneva spoke with visiting alumni, students and others about their thoughts on the annual Homecoming festivities this weekend.
Revived student group advocates for worker rights
After several years on hiatus, United Students Against Sweatshops has returned to Duke with a new mission.
Homecoming attracts Dukies of all ages
Krzyzewskiville and Wilson gym were transformed into a party venue for the President Brodhead's Homecoming Dance on Friday Evening.
Students and alumni sound off on BSA Throwdown
The Black Student Alliance hosted a Homecoming Throwdown to commemorate the 50th anniversary of black students attending Duke.
Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity opens doors to alumni
The Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity held its grand opening on Sept. 27, welcoming alumni, students and administrators alike.
Students comment on Duke's Oktoberfest
Duke University Union started off homecoming weekend with Oktoberfest, a new annual event that brought the traditional 17-day German festival to chapel quad Friday evening.
Number of study abroad students reach record high
More Duke students are currently studying abroad than ever before.
Q&A with student from first study abroad program
The Chronicle’s Sasha Zients sat down with Rev. Martha Ballard, T ’75 and Divinity ’78, who went on the very first Duke-sponsored study abroad trip.
HDRL changes painting and banner policy
Changes announced by Housing, Dining and Residence Life in August discouraged students from painting their rooms and limited the dimensions of banners hung outside windows.
Future of DukeOpen push unclear
Student coalition DukeOpen is gradually making its way through administrative processes in its push for greater endowment transparency.
Revised Knock and Talks program brings student representatives to Durham doors
Duke students and police visited students' off-campus homes as part of the Knock and Talks program this fall instead of student conduct officials and Durham police.
Student YouTube video supporting Miss America gains national attention
A video featuring Duke students expressing support for newly crowned Miss America Nina Davuluri has garnered national attention—including recognition from Davuluri herself.
Fort Duke beats world record, stresses sustainability
Cardboard boxes and volunteers littered the Chapel Quad as students beat the world record for the largest structure constructed with only boxes and tape.
Graduate students find community on the field
"Pitch, Please" and "Ball's Deep" may sound like the start of an inappropriate joke, but they are actually just the names of two graduate student sports teams.
Greek Convocation stresses unity
The convocation stressed the importance of unity across the different ethnicities, religions and socioeconomic backgrounds found in Greek life.
Fix My Campus targets food trucks, efficient recycling
Fix My Campus is working on multiple projects, such as bringing more food trucks to the on-campus dining line-up.
New student group connects students to service through dance
A new student group is connecting Duke students to children in Durham through the power of dance.
Undergraduate entrepreneurs utilize Uni to meet goals
While keeping up with heavy course loads, some students have decided to take on the extra challenge of creating and maintaining a startup company.
New campus enterprise allows students to purchase class notes
A new campus enterprise could give students more options for acquiring notes when they miss a class.
Graduate students secure new loan options
As of this academic year, graduate students have a new means of securing loans in advance of their stipends.
Student-led campaign aims to divest Duke from fossil fuel industries
A group of Duke students are campaigning to remove the University’s investments in the top 200 publicly-traded companies.
Duke admins quiet on sexual assault guideline
Although Duke put forth new sexual assault sanction guidelines this summer, administrators are not forthcoming about how the changes will work in practice.
Greek students content with housing model as it enters second year
Now in its second year now, the housing model has received neutral to positive feedback from students.
Students respond to housing model
“I’m living on Central campus with my sorority. The bus is a little inconvenient but I love having an apartment. It’s great.”—Sophomore Kelsey Sumner