Higginbotham stresses black perspective in legal history

The black perspective is crucial in constructing legal history, Evelyn Higginbotham said Monday.

K4 construction ‘on schedule’

With open common spaces and walls of window paneling, the design of K4 is an experiment in how an architectural space might best foster community between students.

Former DUPD staffer charged in burglaries

A former security expert of the Duke University Police Department has been charged with breaking into a series of medical offices in the Triangle.

Energy storage project wins $50K grand prize in Start-Up Challenge

In the final competition of the Duke Start-Up Challenge, HyTower Energy Storage beat out a record 110 total competitors and walked away with a $50,000 grand prize.

Kingsolver’s work fuses art and science

Great art combines with a wealth of scientific knowledge in the work of Barbara Kingsolver.

Students may excel if treated as ‘gifted’

Students may perform better academically if they are treated as gifted, according to a recent U.S. Department of Education study of a North Carolina program.

Admins work for Kunshan web freedom

Administrators are confident that academic standards will be maintained at Duke Kunshan University despite restrictive Chinese Internet policy. How the University will maintain these standards,...

Grad student not harmed in robbery

A female graduate student was robbed at gunpoint on Ninth Street early Thursday morning.

Associate Dean for Residence Life Joe Gozalez explained the reasoning behind the University’s recent decision to discontinue offering in-room cable services to students at the DSG meeting Thursday night.

University to transition away from cable service

After the Spring semester, cable services will no longer be offered in student dorm rooms.

Juniors returning from abroad next Spring will likely be housed in K4. A pre-lottery will notify rising juniors of their off-campus status this Spring.

RLHS creates off-campus pre-lottery

Rising juniors planning to go abroad will soon know whether they can live off campus on their return to Duke.

David Rubenstein, Carlyle Group co-founder and Duke Trustee, spoke Wednesday on entrepreneurship.

Rubenstein lauds role of start-ups

Duke Trustee David Rubenstein told students Wednesday that Duke must support entrepreneurs to remain a top institution in the coming decades in addition to the University’s focus on becoming...

Jeff Raikes, CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, spoke about his experience with philanthropy.

Raikes pushes for risks in philanthropy

Jeff Raikes, CEO of the multibillion dollar Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, advocates taking risks and innovating when dealing with complex problems—which for the Gates Foundation ranges from...

LEFT TO RIGHT- Sophomore Alex Swain, juniors Kaveh Danesh, Ebonie Simpson and Pete Schork,  sophomore Gurdane Bhutani and juniors Esosa Osa and Christina Lieu.

Schork elected next DSG president

Nearly half the student body elected the members of the DSG executive board yesterday, marking the highest voter turnout in a presidential election since 2006.

Duke junior earns Goldwater Scholar award

A Duke junior was named a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar in Science, Mathematics and Engineering, the University announced Tuesday.

CEO stresses emotion in advertising

Students hoping to break into the world of advertising learned some of the tricks of the trade Tuesday night.

Satell takes plea deal for child porn charges

Senior Cliff Satell pleaded guilty to five misdemeanors following a plea bargain in a case stemming from his possession of child pornography.

Kunshan campus takes shape amid doubts

As Duke Kunshan University moves forward, concerns about the risks involved with the endeavor continue to surface.

Indie-Pop Music canceled the Cataracs’ LDOC performance so they could attend the ASCAP awards show. They were nominated for “Pop Song of the Year.”

The Cataracs cancel LDOC performance

Acclaimed indie-pop duo The Cataracs will not be a part of this year’s Last Day of Classes celebration, LDOC committee co-chairs announced Tuesday.

A University staff member cleans up graffiti painted Saturday on the columns of Lilly Library on East Campus. Wilson Residence Hall was similarly vandalized.

Two buildings on East vandalized early Saturday

Vandals sprayed graffiti paint on Lilly Library and Wilson Residence Hall on East Campus early Saturday morning.

Junior Pete Schork, current executive vice president, hopes to further incorporate student voice into DSG.

Schork looks to increase student stakeholder voice

Junior Pete Schork has come a long way as a student advocate since middle school when he worked to fix broken water fountains.

Freshman Patrick Oathout, (left) an academic affairs senator and rules committee member, looks to use parliamentary procedure to improve the Senate’s efficiency and take a a results-oriented approach to leadership. Sophomore Gurdane Bhutani, (right) the current vice president for student affairs, wants to revamp the executive vice president role to focus more on policy rather than the internal workings of Duke Student Government.

Candidates take different approaches to EVP role

Two candidates are vying to be the second-highest ranking officer of Duke Student Government.

DSG president candidates Isaac Mizrahi, Ashley Jordan and Pete Schork answer questions on policy priorities at a debate in the Great Hall Monday.

Candidates debate campus issues

The three candidates vying for the Duke Student Government presidency addressed students two days before the election.

The Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee named new co-chairs, junior Jane Moore and sophomore Beth Gordon, at its meeting Monday.

Group elects new chairs Gordon, Moore

The Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee elected junior Jane Moore and sophomore Beth Gordon as its new co-chairs during its meeting Monday night.

Professor remembered for creativity, generosity

The natural world fascinated the late Tim Oliver, providing him a career in biology and a lifelong love for mountains.

International ambassadors promote Duke

Every year, students from across the globe leave their homes to study at Duke and immerse themselves in an American lifestyle.