Slew of campus groups open doors and show support following noose

Following a call from the upper administration for students to support one another after the Wednesday morning discovery of a noose on the Bryan Center Plaza, many campus organizations and offices...

The crowd for Wednesday's forum filled the Chapel Quadrangle.

Updated: Duke community comes together to address noose

Leaders of the Duke community—including administration, faculty and students—spoke in a forum on the steps of the Chapel Wednesday afternoon to address the noose found hanging on the Bryan Center...

Duke students march in protest following noose on campus

In an organized protest Wednesday afternoon, several hundred Duke students gathered at the West Campus bus stop before walking to the tree where a noose was hung early that morning.

Photo from the Duke People of Color Caucus Tumblr

Noose reported on Bryan Center Plaza

Reports on social media showed a photo of the noose, made with a thin yellow rope, and link the incident to racial tensions

The Chi Psi section in Edens

Chi Psi Reestablishes on Campus

After a year spent recruiting new members, Duke's chapter of Chi Psi has reestablished itself and looks to increase its name recognition on campus.

Columnists Michael Gerson (left) and E.J. Dionne (center) talk at the Sanford School of Public Policy Tuesday.

Political pundits talk polarization at Sanford School Tuesday

Gerson, a former speechwriter for President George W. Bush, and Dionne, a former political reporter for the Washington Post and the New York Times, discussed how the public and the political...

Tyler Glass shoots a bumper pool ball in his dorm room as spectators look on.

Bumper pool 'madness' takes off at Duke

Every Friday afternoon, the continuous clanking of billiard balls can be heard echoing down an empty hallway in the Kilgo quadrangle.

Peter Thiel, on left, participates in a Q & A led by Eric Toone at a Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative event at Gross Hall Monday.

PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel urges student innovation

Thiel—the billionaire cofounder of PayPal, also known for being the first outside investor in Facebook—spoke about his experiences in entrepreneurship and the changing nature of startup companies.

DUSDAC sampled Stuft, a gourmet potato food truck based out of Raleigh looking to be added to next year's lineup.

Free food truck rodeo to precede Old Duke

Before rocking out to Vanessa Carlton, students will have the chance to sample some of Durham's best food trucks—and it won't cost them a dime.

Students enjoyed Old Duke festivities last year.

Vanessa Carlton to headline Old Duke concert

For Old Duke, students will be making their way downtown, walking fast as faces pass and they're homebound—with Vanessa Carlton as the concert's headliner.

BOT Executive Committee meets for financial business, board appointments

The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees held a fairly routine meeting last Friday—making minor revisions to bylaws and reappointing members of various University boards.

'Duke was truly unmatched': 2019 admits sound off

At 7 p.m. Thursday night, 2,650 of more than 28,000 regular decision applicants learned they had been accepted to Duke.

Council Chair Thomas Robisheaux at a previous Arts and Sciences Council meeting.

Arts and Sciences Council considers new certificate program, plagiarism report

A new certificate program focusing on civic engagement is working its way toward approval.

The #WhatWeNeedFromDuke campaign, which aims to provide an outlet for students of color and other groups to express their fears, concerns and needs, has elicited more than 80 physical submissions through post-it notes on the glass wall of the Black Student Alliance office.

Campaigns emerge to address racism at Duke

In social media campaigns and in physical spaces on campus, some students are calling to change the way issues of race are recognized and addressed at Duke.

Duke admits 2,650 regular decision applicants

For the third consecutive year, Duke's regular decision acceptance rate is in the single digits—coming in at 9.4 percent for the Class of 2019.

The Duke Office of the University Registrar has received more than 50 requests to review students' admissions files.

Duke sees spike in requests for admission records

Students are taking advantage of the ability to look into their admissions files—both at Duke and across the country.

Students have questioned the effectiveness of the new Philo systems after experiencing delays and interruptions.

With Roku television streaming, some students want to change the channel

Duke’s change to an Internet streaming service for campus televisions has been met with criticism from many students.

The DSG Senate passed a budgetary statute which will distribute roughly $180,000 into the annual budget over the next three years.

DSG allocates additional group funding for next three years

“This is quite possibly the biggest reallocation [of SOFC funds] in recent history."

In an election process that spanned nearly two hours, GPSC elected the next council president and three other positions.

Abigail LaBella elected GPSC president

In an election process that spanned nearly two hours, GPSC elected three other positions—several other offices will be voted upon at the April meeting. All winning candidates currently serve in the...

Project Arts debuts amid increase in pre-orientation apps

Project Arts, set to debut in August 2015, will focus on introducing interested freshmen to Duke's art community and emphasize engagement with the city of Durham.

Renovations to Cameron Indoor Stadium will include a new scaled lobby, memorabilia space and two areas for game-day ticketing on the first floor.

Cameron renovations next in line for Duke athletics

Beginning in April, Cameron Indoor Stadium will undergo the first major expansion in its 70-year history.

Utilities upgrades add construction detours on Towerview

The project is a seven-month process to upgrade and relocate gas and hot water lines and centralizing Duke's power system affected portions of Towerview Road.

Dean of Admissions Christoph Guttentag / Special to The Chronicle

Duke joins initiative facilitating community college transfers

As part of the American Honors program, Duke will encourage transfer candidates who have successfully completed the program’s honors curriculum to apply to Duke.

Waffle truck pitches Belgian tastes to DUSDAC

A taste of Belgium may soon be coming to campus.

DataFest draws hundreds to solve stats challenges

More than 200 students scrutinized, analyzed and visualized data during this weekend’s DataFest.