VIDEO: Class canceled again, massive snowball fights Wednesday night

Winter weather caused the fourth cancellation of classes in two weeks the past two days.

Anatomy of a snow day

Who makes the decision to cancel classes?

Duke announced that all classes during the day Thursday would be canceled as a result of the snow accumulation expected Wednesday evening.

Snow leads to canceled classes

The heaviest snowfall of the year so far led to canceled classes for the third time in two weeks.

For some, humanities find answers in interdisciplinarity

Interdisciplinary collaborations in the humanities have emerged as a way to sustain a field increasingly besieged by criticism.

Time Magazine columnist Joe Klein spoke Tuesday at the Sanford School of Public Policy, as part of the Hart Leadership Program’s Connect to Politics speaker series.

Klein urges students to devote themselves to service

“It’s about devoting yourself full-time to something that isn’t about you."

Despite low attendance due to inclement weather, GPSC convened Tuesday to discuss revisions to bylaws, pass two environmental resolutions and hear about the new strategic plan.

GPSC reviews wish list for new strategic plan

“This steering committee is really looking for input from graduate and professional students."

Junior Tucker Albert is currently running for DSG president.

Albert aims to foster campus community

Currently DSG vice president for social culture, Albert is hoping to become the next DSG president in the March 3 election.

Junion Keizra Mecklai is currently running for DSG president.

Mecklai plans to make improvements in campus equity

Mecklai—a junior from Sacramento, Calif.—currently serves as the DSG vice president of equity and outreach.

Less than an inch of snow accumulated Tuesday afternoon, causing the provost to cancel classes starting before 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Weather leads to canceled class for second time in February

Little more than a week after the University's first snow day of the year, winter weather has caused more canceled classes.

Whip-its are typically small canisters, such as whipped cream cans or balloons, filled with nitrous oxide that is inhaled to induce a dizzy, euphoric feeling—lasting anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes.

Whip-its: not a 'safer way to get high'

Inhalants known as whip-its have a growing presence in Duke's mainstream social culture—but though they are legal, they are more dangerous than many realize, experts claim.

West Union to open in phases

With the ground floor of West Union on track to open as expected in Spring 2016, the entirety of the building will not be fully operational until Fall 2016.

Clockwise from top left, honorary degree recipients: David Levin, McCoy Tyner, France Cordova, Rakesh Jain, Renee Fleming, Harold Mooney and Michael Feinberg.

Duke to award six honorary degrees at Commencement 2015

President Richard Brodhead congratulated the recipients and acknowledged their influence on Duke seniors.

At their meeting Monday evening, DUSDAC discussed the possibility of hosting a food truck rodeo on campus with the help of funding by DSG.

Food truck rodeo on the table for DUSDAC

Students may be able to enjoy current favorites and try new dining options free of charge at an upcoming food truck rodeo sponsored by DUSDAC and DSG.

The Academic Council spent most of its meeting privately discussing Duke Kunshan University, pictured above.

DKU discussed in private Academic Council session

"It was decided it would be better if the comments were not reported out in a way that could be misunderstood."

Video: Cameron Crazies celebrate victory with burning benches

Despite single-digit temperatures Wednesday night, Cameron Crazies did not have to worry about the cold.

Abhi Sanka discusses DSGRU at a September DSG meeting.

After being sidelined for legal concerns, DSG Research Unit returns

After being temporarily sidelined by questions of legality and privacy, the Duke Student Government Research Unit is back on its feet.

Duke student selected as finalist for Mars expedition

Senior Laurel Kaye is one of 100 finalists in Mars One's plan to colonize the Red Planet.

Mulch ado about nothing: after complaints, path redone with gravel

Duke has abandoned the academic quadrangle's mulch pathway leading to Perkins in favor of a new gravel path.

The majority of campus eateries were open Tuesday, and bus routes ran from 11 a.m. on—meaning that food services and transportation employees, among others, braved the roads and spent the day working.

Winter weather brings hard commute for workers

Although classes were cancelled Tuesday, essential campus staff members continued to work to meet students’ needs.

A DukeAlert sent just after 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon confirmed that the Severe Weather and Emergency Conditions policy would end at 5 p.m. as originally scheduled and classes would resume Wednesday morning.

Snow day melts away, low temps remain

The "Snowpocalypse" of 2014 will apparently not see a repeat—after canceled classes Monday evening and all day Tuesday, a normal schedule will return on Wednesday.

Aaron Kirschenfeld, Trinity '07, designed the shirt above to commemorate Dean Smith, who passed away two weeks ago.

'Duke for Dean' shirts to commemorate Smith at UNC game

One Duke alumnus hopes the Crazies will use the UNC game to pay their respects to a Carolina legend.

Snow settles over the Chapel Quadrangle Monday evening.

Classes canceled Tuesday, weather policy in effect until 5 p.m.

Duke has canceled classes for the remainder of the day Tuesday, with the Severe Weather and Emergency Conditions policy extended until 5 p.m.

Juniors Tucker Albert and Keizra Mecklai have announced they are running for Duke Student Government president.

Albert, Mecklai announce DSG presidential campaigns

The election will be held March 3, and the elected candidate will replace current DSG President Lavanya Sunder, a junior.

Dunkin' Donuts, Baskin Robbins chosen for Merchants-on-Points

Dunkin' Donuts was selected by a unanimous vote to become the newest Merchants-on-Points vendor.

Penn Pavilion will be used as a set for ESPN's First Take Wednesday morning before the men's basketball team takes on the University of North Carolina at home that evening.

During First Take, Penn serves up breakfast and a show

On Wednesday, students will be able to enjoy their meals at Penn Pavilion with a side of sports entertainment.