Nancy MacLean, William H. Chafe professor of history, was one of several speakers at the Tuesday town hall, where she talked about the importance of placing the noose in historical context.

After noose incident, faculty illuminate history of lynching

Faculty, students and community members gathered Tuesday to discuss the history of lynching and racism, and how that history can inform future dialogues about race on campus.

After Monday night's win, students and visitors poured into the University Store Tuesday to buy championship apparel.

Fans flock to stores for championship apparel

The Duke University Store served throngs of fans Tuesday anxious to buy championship gear the day after the title game.

Responses to racism raise constitutional concerns

Some are questioning due process and the role of freedom of speech on campuses.

GPSC elects Roder, George to Executive Council

Although they failed to maintain quorum throughout their Tuesday night meeting, the Graduate and Professional Student Council General Assembly elected two Executive Council positions.

Campus erupts with joy in response to Duke championship

A five point victory for Duke's fifth national championship made for one passionate campus celebration.

53 candidates to run in DSG elections

Duke Student Government will be holding its Senate and class elections next week.

Students watched the 2010 National Championship game in Cameron Indoor Stadium, which will also be opened to student spectators on Monday night for the 2015 title game.

Campus prepares for national championship game

Is it better to be on campus or on site when Duke basketball wins the national championship?

Winter break extended in 2015-16 academic calendar

University Registrar Bruce Cunningham emphasized that the structure of the academic calendar itself has not changed, but that the shift was made to help students attending Winter Forum avoid...

Mi Gente opens first-ever office space in Bryan Center

At a reception Thursday evening attended by approximately 100 students, staff and faculty, Mi Gente revealed its new office space on the ground floor of the Bryan Center across from the Center of...

Michael Schoenfeld, vice president for public affairs and government relations, announced at a press conference Thursday that the identity of a student who placed a noose in a tree on the Bryan Center Plaza was discovered.

Update: Student admits to tying noose, no longer on campus

After an investigation, the student came forward and is now no longer on campus.

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"Fun Home" chosen as summer reading for Class of 2019

The Class of 2019 will feature many trailblazers for the University—including those who read an autobiographical graphic novel for their summer reading book.

The Duke admissions office accepted 2,650 regular decision students this year, not including recent internet sensation Siobhan O’Dell.

Rejected student makes national news for joke letter to Duke admissions

A high school senior rejected by Duke made national news from a tongue-in-cheek email she wrote to the admissions office.

DSG funds Social Justice Fellowship to increase conversation and tolerance

The Duke Student Government Senate passed a resolution and a statute advocating support for the Black Student Alliance and the black community at Duke Wednesday.

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.