Campus religious leaders discuss mental health and perfection
A panel comprised of campus religious leaders and medical experts discussed the connections between faith and mental well-being at an event Tuesday evening.
Duke Campus Farm worried about impacts of FDA act
Farmers and consumers both local and nationwide are voicing concerns over the upcoming implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act
Early decision applications up by 26 percent
The number of early decisions applicants rose 26 percent from last year, according to a press release from Duke News.
DUSDAC considers new food trucks and lunch locations
Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee met Monday evening to discuss updates on Duke’s dining services, covering topics from Merchants-on-Points to the next semester’s tax surcharge.
Chris Brown's Young Trustee email address utilized by few
Chris Brown's Young Trustee email address may have been a signature part of his campaign platform, but it has only received three messages so far.
Students call for ACES overhaul after slow registration
Although a number of students have reported registration issues with the ACES/STORM system, administrators said they had not heard of a problem.
Lisker steps in temporarily for Bynum as vice provost for DKU and China initiatives
Nora Bynum is taking a personal leave of absence until February.
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.
Marketing efforts in full swing for DKU
Administrators have hit the ground running with marketing and recruitment efforts for Duke Kunshan University.
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.
Lecturer contends slavery concerned power, not property
The categorization of slaves as property may have been more of a convenience than an accurate reflection of slaves' status.
Students required to pay 7.5 percent tax on meal plans
The North Carolina legislature recently lifted tax exemptions on many items, including student food purchases at higher education institutions and in entertainment venues.
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.
DSG senators propose more courses on local politics
Duke football cornerback Ross Cockrell, a redshirt senior, spoke about the importance of student support at games at the Duke Student Government senate meeting Wednesday evening.
Law student spills on interplay between school and real-world work
Third year law student Robby Naoufal will be interning at the White House next summer.
Law School participation in international exchange programs wane over time
Duke Law offers 20 international exchange programs in 17 countries, but only about 13 of its students study abroad each year.
Cathy Davidson pursues innovation in education through nationwide initiative
Cathy Davidson is embracing the possibilities of technology in higher education through her work with a new, nation-wide initiative titled "The History and Future of Higher Education."
Foster's to not return for lunch due to lack of business
Although Foster's on the Fly will still be part of the regular evening rotation, it will no longer return during lunch hours due to a lack of business.
Library to debut new website in near future
Duke librarians are hopeful that the new library website will be released in the near future after two failed roll outs.
Duke labeled fifth most social media savvy college by StudentAdvisor
The picture of the chapel on Instagram tagged “#DukeFall” may play a more important role in the University’s international presence than students think.
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.
Stephanie Chao discusses the inspiration behind The Standard
A new multimedia publication, The Standard, is looking to bring together the many aspects of campus life that make Duke unique.
Most cultural SLGs see success two years in
Following the disbanding of the Latino Cultural House in 2011, two other cultural living groups have prospered.