Senior Hannah Ward preaches about perfectionism
This year’s Duke Chapel student preacher spoke on a topic relevant to many Duke students—perfectionism.
Nikolai Doytchinov withdraws from DSG race
Junior Nikolai Doytchinov officially withdrew his candidacy for president of Duke Student Government.
Brown residents remain displaced in wake of fire
Residents of Brown’s third floor displaced by last night’s fire will not be able to return to their rooms until early next week.
Increase in nonfaculty positions plays role in tuition hikes
Although salary increases of faculty and high-level administrators at universities are not to blame for tuition hikes, an increase in non-faculty positions—among other factors—did play a role in...
Faculty diversity task force to be created to increase inclusiveness
A proposal to create an Academic Council Diversity Task Force was passed Thursday, following a council conversation on faculty diversity last month.
Duke Dining holds off on alcohol delivery
“We don’t want to step on anybody’s toes," said Owen Slomianyj, manager of The Loop Pizza Grill.
Chance the Rapper to drop beats at personal checks
Chance The Rapper, electronic duo ASTR and Charlotte-based DJs Styles&Complete will be performing at personal checks in Krzyzewskiville March 6.
Small fire breaks out in Brown Dormitory on East Campus
Emergency Coordinatory Kyle Cavanaugh said the residents were evacuated safely and there were no injuries reported.
Five to receive honorary degrees at commencement
Five honorary degrees will be awarded at the commencement exercises on Sunday, May 11.
Mayor Bell addresses DSG on student involvement in Durham
Durham Mayor Bill Bell addressed the Duke Student Government Senate meeting Wednesday night about the current state of Durham and the projects his office is working on.
Part of West Duke ceiling collapses
The ceiling of a room in the West Duke building collapsed on East Campus Wednesday afternoon.
Cook Society honors community builders
Students, faculty, administrators and members of the Durham community gathered in the Washington Duke Inn Tuesday for the 17th Annual Samuel Dubois Cook Society Awards dinner.
Making matches a route to happiness
A match made in heaven may be more heavenly for the matchmaker than those matched, according to a Duke study.
Grad students pick O'Connor as Young Trustee
Shannon O’Connor was elected as the next Graduate Young Trustee by the general assembly of the Graduate and Professional Student Council Tuesday evening.
Mi Gente seeks office to serve as hub for Latino culture
Mi Gente, Duke's latino student association, is working to get its own office space.
DUSDAC members sample Mama Duke’s food truck
Members of the Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee sampled options from Mama Duke’s food truck during their committee meeting Monday night.
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.