Four candidates to run for Duke Student Government president
Four candidates announced the beginning of their campaigns for president of Duke Student Government—sophomore Lavanya Sunder and juniors Nikolai Doytchinov, Rence Nemeh and Will Giles.
Greeks find career boosts through networking
Fraternity and sorority members report gaining significant career advantages from participating in greek organizations, which tout the networking benefits that they provide.
J-ville launches homelessness awareness
The beginning of a new tenting tradition for interfaith Duke students began with approximately 40 students Sunday night.
Duke braves worst storm University has seen in last five years
Both the state of North Carolina and Duke were left reeling after the recent massive snowstorm that led Gov. Pat McCrory to issue a state of emergency and cancelled three days of class.
Weekend classes scheduled to make up snow days
Students excited about the recent snow days will have to hit the ground running this week: not only with regular classes, but the possibility of upcoming make-up sessions.
J-ville brings social justice to tenting
This Sunday, students can camp out for the Duke-North Carolina game in a new location—Chapel Quad.
New email system elicits mixed reviews
Students share their thoughts on the University's switch to a new email platform.
Duke ranked top volunteer producer as Peace Corps "joins 21st century"
The University, after sending 18 volunteers in 2013, was recently ranked No.16 on the Peace Corps’ 2014 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities List in the category of medium-sized school.
Friday classes cancelled due to weather
The severe weather policy for Duke University and the Duke University Health System was extended to 5 p.m. Friday, canceling classes for all of tomorrow.
Transportation remains suspended, campus services limited
With the severe weather policy in place until 7 p.m., more than just the class schedule has been impacted today.
Seven win Duke's Cook award
The seven 2014 Cook award winners, chosen for their service to the black community, represent a broad selection from Duke and Durham.
Yadav hopes to bring global view to Board
Amol Yadav brings an international background and diverse experiences to the candidate field
Daniel Strunk resigns from DSG chief justice post
Following contentious debate surrounding the 25 Percent Compromise and the 40 Percent Plan at last night’s Duke Student Government meeting, senior Daniel Strunk resigned from his position as chief...
Duke shuts down C route buses and van services
There have been no accidents on campus so far, Cavanaugh said, but buses and vans shuttling students between campuses have skidded.
Updated: Severe weather policy cancels Duke's Thursday classes
Duke has canceled Thursday classes due to severe winter weather, following the cancelation of afternoon classes Wednesday
Duke Student Government votes down 25 Percent Compromise
Duke Student Government defeated the 25 Percent Compromise—an alternative to the 40 Percent Plan for allocating student annual activities fees—at their meeting Tuesday.
GPSC mulls graduate Young Trustee role
The Graduate and Professional Student Council discussed the role and impact of the Young Trustee among other agenda items at its meeting Tuesday.
Shannon O'Connor hopes to connect Board of Trustees to student life
MD-Ph.D. student in biomedical engineering Shannon O’Connor hopes that her close involvement with graduate student life will make her a graduate Young Trustee who can help the University “be even...
Duke works to maintain safe bonfire practices
Bonfires have marked Duke basketball victories for years, but the tradition has come under scrutiny due to potential safety risks it presents.
DSG channels $5,000 to partially fund bike-sharing program
Following the disbandment of the Duke Bikes Program at the Arts Annex in August, Duke Student Government passed a budgetary statute of $5,000 to partially fund a campus-wide bike-sharing program.
DUSDAC samples Asian fusion from CJ's Street Food
The Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee met Monday evening to sample CJ’s Street Food, an Asian fusion food truck.
Nasher announces new curator of modern art
The Nasher Museum of Art announced Marshall Price as the new curator of modern and contemporary art.
Bill Hunt chosen as grad Young Trustee finalist
English doctoral candidate Bill Hunt said he would better the University's student environment for his peers as a graduate young trustee.
Hannah Ward chosen as student preacher
Senior Hannah Ward will give this year's student preacher sermon at Duke Chapel, according to a Duke News press release.
Conference explores Islam in new media
Experts on a range of topics from Egyptian Youtube sermons to Nigerian urban culture to interdisciplinary work gathered in Rubenstein Hall Friday.