Looking Back: Sophomore Year
The Class of 2010 experienced a sophomore year that was heavy in transitions surrounding the lacrosse case, housing facilities and faculty members.
Horticulture team brings years of experience to Gardens maintenance
As finals approach, many students may not realize the work put into a scenic campus study spot.
Closed LDOC sees fewer incidents
From a closed campus to Flogging Molly’s musical encore, Wednesday’s festivities marked several “firsts” for Duke’s annual Last Day of Classes celebration.
Duke students celebrated the Last Day of Classes throughout the day Wednesday on the Main West Quadrangle. The day included performances from Jay Sean, Flogging Molly, Rooney and Big D and the Kids...
Fuqua, law school fall in rankings
Although two of Duke’s graduate schools slightly lost their footing on the national playing field in the annual rankings, the schools, overall, remained among the country’s leaders.
100 LDOC wristbands stolen, recovered
Plans to close campus to the general public for the Last Day of Classes were jeopardized Tuesday afternoon when a young man in a hooded sweatshirt ran off with a box of LDOC wristbands.
Dawkins set to resign as VP in June
Kemel Dawkins, a top University administrator who supervised campus construction and helped negotiate Dining changes, has decided to step down.
British ambassador talks Middle East policy
British Ambassador to the United States Sir Nigel Sheinwald spoke to students and faculty on the topic of British foreign policy in the Middle East at the Sanford School of Public Policy Tuesday...
Duke’s dynamic drug scene largely muted
For some students, partying hard entails far more than liquid intoxication. At Duke, illicit drug users constitute an active minority that operates largely unnoticed.
Friends speak to Dwight’s sense of humor, intellect at funeral service
Friends and family gathered Monday in memory of Billy Dwight, a senior who passed away unexpectedly Wednesday.
SOFC shifts event funding to rolling basis
Next Fall, the Student Organization Finance Committee will introduce several changes to the way it allocates its funds.
Petroski: Engineering essential for innovation
In his latest book, Henry Petroski aims to show how engineering fuels innovation.
Dillo looks to revamp outdoor patio space
During its final meeting of the semester, the Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee offered feedback to managers at Armadillo Grill, who presented to DUSDAC for the first time this year.
Distenfeld will deliver speech at commencement
Duke University Improv member David Distenfeld will take the stage a final time as the student speaker at this year’s graduation ceremony.
Students give Dining mixed comments
Comments from the most recent Dining Services People’s Choice Survey show that although students are generally satisfied with dining, there is room for improvement.
Panel looks to ‘attack poverty’
The laziness of a late Friday afternoon did not stop a panelist of experts from addressing hard-hitting issues, poverty among them.
Hook-ups not as common as most think, study finds
Commonly held notions about the Duke hook-up culture may not be as accurate as many students believe.
Provost explains University finances
Duke has reduced its spending by approximately $60 million this year, Provost Peter Lange said in a presentation to student leaders Wednesday. The administration still seeks approximately $40...
Duke adds master’s in downturn
The economic crisis has forced deep cuts in spending at Duke and prompted administrators to consider new ways to raise revenue.
Faculty member questions Duke’s electronic security
A proposal to refresh the Acceptable Use Policy at Thursday’s Academic Council meeting raised more concerns than expected, leading to a lengthy and at times heated discussion about privacy and...
Senior dies suddenly Wednesday
The Duke community was notified of senior Billy Dwight’s death in an e-mail Wednesday night. The circumstances surrounding his death have not been made public, though it did not occur in Durham...
NPR’s Stasio hosts Nowicki for online book discussion
As final exams approach, it may be difficult for undergraduates to fathom pleasure reading. But more than 230 members of the Duke community tuned in Wednesday night to a webcast of the DukeReads...
RGA revision draws mixed responses
Leaders of selective living groups are expressing mixed reactions to the new Collaborative Housing Process and the announcement that the housing shuffle will not continue in the future.
DCR charter still holds, Senate rules
In a heated and at times disorganized session, the Duke Student Government Senate decided not to take direct action against the Duke College Republicans, which has come under fire since the...
Group looks to increase visibility during orientation
At its meeting Tuesday night, Duke University Union focused on the upcoming semester, discussing ways to improve both freshman orientation week and attendance at the Homecoming football game.