Israeli scholar tells father’s story of passport, identity
Now often thought of as simply documents permitting travel, passports were once rare and vital components of a person’s national identity.
Group ups funding for Last Day of Classes
The Duke University Union approved a $25,000 contribution toward the Last Day of Classes celebration Tuesday night—a $10,000 increase over last year.
Grad students share LaSalle robbery stories
Two months later—in separate incidents but on consecutive days—friends, Ke Xu and Li Kan, were robbed on or near LaSalle Street.
Duke Police Meet and Greet
Dinner was served with a side of safety in the Marketplace Monday night. The Duke University Police Department sponsored Tips n’ Treats—an informal meet and greet where students could pick up some...
Group discusses dining changes, renovations
Despite recent budget cuts and changes, Duke Dining is off to an optimistic start.
Finance VP to take Wake Forest post
Duke’s top finance man is trading Devils for Demons. Hof Milam, vice president for finance and treasurer, will step down in December to become senior vice president for finance and administration...
LaSalle patrols increase after recent crimes
In response to recent robberies of students on LaSalle Street, Duke and Durham police departments are taking collaborative measures to improve off-campus safety.
Students celebrate Coming Out Day
More than 20 campus organizations set up tables Friday in support of the LGBT community among the rainbow balloons and flags on the West Campus Plaza.
Grad student robbed on LaSalle St.
A male graduate student was robbed near LaSalle Street at approximately 10 p.m. Thursday night “very close” to the location of the robbery Wednesday, said Duke Police Chief John Dailey.
Q & A with Tim Tyson
The Chronicle’s Yeshwanth Kandimalla sat down with Tyson to discuss the implications of the Wake County schools busing policy that promoted diversity in the school system and his activism efforts.
Committee looks for ways to improve Last Day of Classes
After it received less-than-stellar reviews last year, the committee responsible for managing the LDOC celebration announced Thursday that it is committed to pursuing new strategies for improvement.
New policies aim to foster tent community
New tenting policies will separate the Cameron Crazies from the fair-weather fans.
Duke ‘singled out’ for audit of research
With increased government efforts to monitor federal research projects, the University has been enforcing federal standards more strictly, Arts and Sciences Council members heard Thursday.
Female student robbed on LaSalle Street
A female student was robbed on LaSalle Street around 9:25 a.m. Wednesday. The incident was the second robbery of a student on or near campus in the past five days.
Senate endorses Taxi on Demand
Working with a brief agenda Wednesday night, Duke Student Government senators unanimously passed several minor budgetary measures and endorsed the Taxi on Demand service.
Alcohol policy changes at ‘Duke’s pace’
University leaders dream of a day when Duke and drinking are not mentioned in the same breath. But shifting the alcohol-centered social culture is no easy task.
Mediation date set for lawsuit over legal fees
Duke and AIG have set a mediation date in an effort to settle a lawsuit regarding the University’s expenses linked to the lacrosse case.
OUE changes titles to reflect broader duties
Administrators announced changes to the structure of the Office of Undergraduate Education last week to account for the fact that undergraduates are involved in more than just Trinity or Pratt.
More incidents, more education
When Tom Szigethy came to Duke in 2008, alcohol seemed to dominate the social scene. Two years later, some measures suggest that little has changed—and the situation may have gotten worse.
“Don’t ask, don’t tell” debate sparks discussion on campuses
The military’s ban on openly gay service members received a significant challenge yesterday in California.
Student victim of attempted armed robbery
A female student was held up shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday on East Campus but fled the scene before the suspect could steal her belongings.
Female student robbed on East Campus Saturday morning
The suspect told the student he had a gun and demanded her purse, according to a DukeAlert sent at approximately 5 a.m. After the suspect walked the student to the side of the building closest to...
Budget cuts force chemistry dept. to hold some labs online
In an effort to cut costs, students in general chemistry and organic chemistry classes this semester are conducting half of their laboratory sessions outside of class on their computers.
Group hears update on house model transition
As construction of the new K4 residence hall progresses, Duke’s residential experience is taking new shape.
Inform your vote: a guide to the 2014 U.S. Senate election
Bubonic plague findings shed light on potential infection treatments
Inform your vote: a guide to the 2014 U.S. House of Representatives election
Monster's Ball: a Halloween 'reflection of what Durham is'
With 19 candidates running, N.C. Court of Appeals ballot atypically full