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
Football tailgate revised, once again
This year, the Inferno hopes to bring more fire to Football Gameday.
Colum McCann talks 9/11, literature
Colum McCann recently visited campus to speak to first years about "Let the Great World Spin" and the start to their college experience.
Shooters doubles rates due to recent damages
Due to rowdy freshmen and extensive property destruction in the last two weeks, Shooters has raised its cover fee for Duke students under 21 years old from $5 to $10.
DUU gallery exhibits student art
The Duke University Union aims to expose the University community to artwork by students and professional artists through the Louise Jones Brown Gallery.
First-Time Animator wins STEAM Challenge
Sophomore Rebecca Lai, a first-time animator, was the winner of the STEAM challenge.
New grocery delivery service introduced to Duke's campuses
A new grocery delivery service run by undergraduate students, made its first delivery Sunday.
Cup stacking champ Rachael Nedrow discusses the sport and Skrillex
The Chronicle sat down with Rachael Nedrow about cup stacking and Skrillex