State prepares reparations for eugenics victims
North Carolina has begun carrying out a program of reparations for victims of its forced sterilization program that ran through 1970s.
White House hears requests of Latinos
Some members of Durham’s Latino community seek greater resources and community outreach.
Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans dies at 91
With the passing of Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans, the Duke community has lost one of its most devoted and passionate members.
NC to play greater role post primaries
North Carolina will have to wait its turn to become a major factor in the 2012 presidential election.
Trustee gives $50M gift to financial aid
Duke received $50 million for financial aid Monday—the largest gift in the University’s history from individual donors.
New program to expose high school students to college classes
A new education program will introduce students to college courses while they are still in high school.
Tuition rising at faster rate than median income
The cost of a college education is growing, but some families' income cannot keep up.
Occupy Durham protestors disallowed to tent downtown
Protestors with Occupy Durham were told to cease camping out at the CCB Plaza in downtown Durham Monday.
NC to waive No Child Left Behind
By November, North Carolina will apply to opt out of No Child Left Behind.
Low congressional ratings may swing NC in 2012
N.C. members of Congress saw a decrease in popularity following the political disagreements in July and August about raising the debt ceiling—the amount the nation is allowed to borrow.
LGBT vigil protests NC bill in Senate
The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community lit candles at the foot of the Duke Chapel Monday in symbolic protest.
Duke to Host Interfaith Panels on Religious Response to 9/11
Faith groups at Duke are joining hands to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11.
Durham perseveres despite rising state unemployment rate
The state’s employment rates are sinking, but Durham has bucked the trend.
Famed author criticizes NC eugenics past
Edwin Black, author of “War Against the Weak,” spoke at the Freeman Center for Jewish Life Tuesday about eugenics.
The Belmont Apartments see second string of break-ins this summer
The saying is: lightning doesn’t strike twice. Yet this summer, the Belmont Apartments experienced its second series of break-ins this year.
Q&A with Gus Megaloudis
For the past two years, the Greek Devil has helped satiate the appetites of hungry Dukies year-round.
NC bill could add steps to obtaining abortions
Women exercising the right to choose in North Carolina may soon face additional obstacles.
Blue Devil Days Soundoff
Groups of prospective freshman toured the Gothic Wonderland this weekend as a part of Blue Devil Days, which allows admitted students considering Duke to tour the campus and meet students and faculty.
Grant to fund AIDS research and education
Duke law professors and students will use a recently-received grant to address issues facing HIV and AIDS patients in North Carolina.
Q&A with Marc Bellemare
Recently, the global economy has seen a significant increase in food prices during a time of political unrest and social volatility in the Middle East and North Africa.
‘Startup America’ aims to bolster entrepreneurship
Representatives from the Obama and Small Business administrations gathered in Durham to launch “Startup America”—a campaign that seeks to forge ties between government officials and entrepreneurs...