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Lavanya Sunder gears up for role as DSG president
From bikes to food trucks, it is hard to find someone who cares about the experience of Duke students more than Lavanya Sunder.
DSG executive vice president Sanka doles out advice for freshmen
"Student government is home to all types of campus leaders, and if you’re a first-year looking to make an impact on campus, definitely consider running."
DSG President Sunder maps out yearlong ambitions
"DSG is definitely committed to making the student experience this year as fulfilling as it was in years past, but it will be a challenge to make everyone happy."
Trustees to approve annual budget
The Board of Trustees will convene this weekend, and approving the budget for the 2014-15 year is at the top of their agenda.
DSG Judiciary will not hear president’s motion
The Judiciary will not hear a case from Duke Student Government to overturn the Judiciary’s decision to reallocate $40,000 worth of recovered funds to campus projects.
Duke Student Gov't Judiciary allocates reclaimed funds to campus projects
In a decision made entirely over email, the Duke Student Government Judiciary ruled that more than $40,000 recovered from inactive student groups will not go back to DSG Senate.
CollegiateACB founder to sell site following negative media attention
After more than 1,500 topics that span 103 pages on the Duke section alone, the founder of CollegiateACB has decided to sell the university gossip forum due to recent negative attention the website...
Incoming DUU president hopes to see more consistent programming
Perhaps best known for its Last Day of Classes committee, the Duke University Union has a much wider impact on the student experience than most realize. The new president of DUU—which is composed...
Greek Ally Week lauds LGBTQ members and allies
The first annual Greek Ally Week kicked off Monday with an LGBTQ Panel of members of the Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council and Panhellenic Association.
Junior Rence Nemeh drops out of DSG race
Junior Rence Nemeh is not on the Duke Student Government election ballot today.
SOFC chair explores future of the position
For the first time, the chair of the Student Organization Funding Committee will be elected by the undergraduate student body.
DKU receives $2 million donation to fund scholarships
An anonymous Chinese citizen donated $2 million to fund scholarships for Duke Kunshan University and establish Duke’s Talent Identification Program in China.
Nikolai Doytchinov withdraws from DSG race
Junior Nikolai Doytchinov officially withdrew his candidacy for president of Duke Student Government.
Four candidates to run for Duke Student Government president
Four candidates announced the beginning of their campaigns for president of Duke Student Government—sophomore Lavanya Sunder and juniors Nikolai Doytchinov, Rence Nemeh and Will Giles.
Transportation remains suspended, campus services limited
With the severe weather policy in place until 7 p.m., more than just the class schedule has been impacted today.
Daniel Strunk resigns from DSG chief justice post
Following contentious debate surrounding the 25 Percent Compromise and the 40 Percent Plan at last night’s Duke Student Government meeting, senior Daniel Strunk resigned from his position as chief...
Duke Student Government votes down 25 Percent Compromise
Duke Student Government defeated the 25 Percent Compromise—an alternative to the 40 Percent Plan for allocating student annual activities fees—at their meeting Tuesday.
DSG channels $5,000 to partially fund bike-sharing program
Following the disbandment of the Duke Bikes Program at the Arts Annex in August, Duke Student Government passed a budgetary statute of $5,000 to partially fund a campus-wide bike-sharing program.
Nasher announces new curator of modern art
The Nasher Museum of Art announced Marshall Price as the new curator of modern and contemporary art.
Grad YT Duch explains BoT role
Katherine Duch discusses her experiences as a graduate Young Trustee.
Aggression linked to dangerous neighborhoods internationally
A study that analyzed children from nine countries—including more than 300 families in Durham—found that a child raised in a dangerous neighborhood is more likely to exhibit aggressive behavior.
CDS alumni wins directing award at Sundance Festival
An alumni of the Center for Documentary Studies won the U.S. Documentary directing award at the Sundance Film Festival Saturday evening.
DSG Judiciary reaches verdict on Daniel Strunk v. DSG case
Duke Student Government must now accept electronic signatures on petitions in addition to hard copies.
DSG judiciary hear $100 Plan v. DSG case
The case Monday centered around the burden placed on students when they wish to have a referendum question placed on an election ballot.