Zandt details rise of social media
As the use of social media networks grows, Facebook and Twitter may increasingly serve as vehicles of change.
Tide rolls smoothly through Durham
The Blue Devils’ game against the Crimson Tide drew more spectators than Wallace Wade has seen in years, clogging roads on campus but creating few security or medical breaches, administrators said.
Football program helps players keep healthy habits
Team strategy and physical ability are not the only factors that contribute to football success—players must focus on nutrition and sleeping schedules as well.
Administrators confirm 2012 switch to house model
University officials confirmed Thursday that certain residential models will be retained, though a new model is slated to be implemented by Fall 2012.
University prepares for Crimson Tide
Duke is preparing for a big weekend. If the Blue Devils stem the top-ranked Crimson Tide tomorrow, it might just be the biggest upset in college football history.
Budget cuts likely to affect faculty size
The Arts and Sciences Council discussed the financial outlook for the year at its first meeting of the semester.
Low turnout jeopardizes Refectory brunch
Lemon ricotta pancakes and egg strata may not be enough to save Saturday brunch at the Law School Refectory.
Senate votes to put DCR on probation
At its meeting Wednesday night, the Duke Student Government Senate moved to place the Duke College Republicans on “disciplinary probation.”
Greek life unites for convocation
Despite their associations with 80’s parties, Tailgate and beer pong, members of the greek scene emphasized their commitment to academics and unity Tuesday night.
NPHC seeks funding for annual show
In its meeting Tuesday night, the Duke University Union received a request for funding and advertising to support the National Pan-Hellenic Council’s Homecoming Step Show.
NYSE CEO talks politics, economics
A crowd gathered at Fuqua Tuesday afternoon to hear NYSE Euronext Chief Executive Officer Duncan Niederauer speak about U.S. policy and finance.
Duke Police undergoes restructuring
The Duke University Police Department and the administration’s oversight of campus safety have undergone significant changes in recent months.
Group hears presentation on Tower improvements
Although The Tower opened just weeks ago, owner Tom Meyer is already considering small changes to one of campus’s newest dining options.
Duke Muslims celebrate Eid as national debate rages
Fueled by the fierce backlash against a proposed Muslim community center in Manhattan, anti-Islam sentiment is on the rise throughout the country.
DSG pres. vetoes Senate DCR ruling
After the Duke Student Government Senate’s decision to defund and move toward de-chartering the Duke College Republicans, DSG President Mike Lefevre vetoed both pieces of legislation this weekend.
DSG president vetos hold on DCR funding after resignation of club's top leadership
Duke Student Government President Mike Lefevre vetoed the Senate's decision to defund the Duke College Republicans Friday afternoon.
Sophomore arrested on rape charge
A Duke sophomore withdrew from the University Thursday after being arrested for the alleged second-degree rape and first-degree kidnapping of a fellow student.
Handicap accessibility varies across campus
For students like senior Caleb Winebrenner, getting around campus is not always too easy.
Student group to discuss transition to ‘house model’
The structure of resdiential life at Duke is in for a change that will go beyond construction.
Duke apparel supplier pays ethical wages
The University Store has a fresh face at its entrance—and she’s greeting customers with a new message.
University consolidates van services
When the buses stop running, students can still get a ride home—but don’t call the service SafeRides.
DCR loses annual funds, faces de-chartering
In a meeting that lasted more than four hours, the Duke Student Government Senate defunded the Duke College Republicans and took the first step toward de-chartering the group on the basis that the...
Law requires textbook prices to be shown during registration
As a result of newly enacted legislation, the cost of expensive books will no longer be a surprise on the first day of classes for future semesters.
With exterior work complete, Smith renovation nears end
After three years of caution tape, traffic cones and obstructed sidewalks, the construction work on Smith Warehouse is finally drawing to a close.
Danzig urges students to ‘take new risks’
In today’s uncertain times, Richard Danzig believes one can never be too certain about the future.