From the Editors

Welcome to Towerview’s 17th volume.

Ask me L. Mo: a conversation with Larry Moneta

Towerview gets up close and personal with vice president for student affairs Larry Moneta.

Portrait of a presidency: a decade under Brodhead

The view from President Richard Brodhead’s office in the Allen Building is not what it was when he came to Duke in the Summer of 2004.

Duke baseball leads Virginia Tech after game suspended due to rain

The game was suspended after the top of the seventh due to weather and is scheduled to resume at 1 p.m. Sunday.

DPD search additional property in ADPhi sexual assault investigation

A set of new search warrants issued earlier this month allowed DPD to search the house next door to the site of the original investigation on West Chapel Hill Street.

Update: Student admits to tying noose, no longer on campus

After an investigation, the student came forward and is now no longer on campus.

Students to take stand against Indiana law at Final Four

When the men's basketball team squares off against Michigan State in Indianapolis this weekend for the Final Four, the student section will be awash in Duke blue—perhaps with a touch of rainbow.

Slew of campus groups open doors and show support following noose

Following a call from the upper administration for students to support one another after the Wednesday morning discovery of a noose on the Bryan Center Plaza, many campus organizations and offices...

BOT Executive Committee meets for financial business, board appointments

The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees held a fairly routine meeting last Friday—making minor revisions to bylaws and reappointing members of various University boards.

Duke speaks out against Indiana religious freedom law with Final Four on horizon

With Duke headed to the Final Four this weekend, the University's eyes are on all things Indianapolis—including Indiana politics.

As Duke master's programs expand, Academic Council debates role of degree

As the number of master's programs offered by the University has increased, so have questions about the purpose and value of a Duke master's degree.

Angel network to help Duke entrepreneurs find start-up funding

For members of the Duke community interested in entrepreneurship, access to start-up funding and networking support is now a little easier.

University aims to maintain high student-athlete academic performance

Lee Baker, dean of academic affairs for the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, outlined "mitigation strategies for academic irregularities" of student-athletes to the Arts and Sciences Council...

Rasheed Sulaimon at center of sexual assault allegations prior to dismissal

Multiple sources close to the situation have confirmed that members of the athletic department were made aware of the allegations as early as March 2014.

Board of Trustees approves 4 percent tuition increase

Undergraduate tuition will increase to $47,650 next year—bringing the total cost of attendance to $63,273, the highest in the University's history and a 3.8 percent increase from this year.

Anatomy of a snow day

Who makes the decision to cancel classes?

Snow leads to canceled classes

The heaviest snowfall of the year so far led to canceled classes for the third time in two weeks.

Weather leads to canceled class for second time in February

Little more than a week after the University's first snow day of the year, winter weather has caused more canceled classes.

ECU renames its own Aycock Residence Hall

The decision comes eight months after Duke's Trustees decided to rename freshman dormitory Aycock as East Residence Hall—following years of student advocacy against using the name of the former...

More wintry weather in store for Durham

After Duke saw its first snowfall of the year this week, more could be on the way—though likely not enough to see classes canceled again.

DKU discussed in private Academic Council session

"It was decided it would be better if the comments were not reported out in a way that could be misunderstood."

Video: Cameron Crazies celebrate victory with burning benches

Despite single-digit temperatures Wednesday night, Cameron Crazies did not have to worry about the cold.

Snow day melts away, low temps remain

The "Snowpocalypse" of 2014 will apparently not see a repeat—after canceled classes Monday evening and all day Tuesday, a normal schedule will return on Wednesday.

'Duke for Dean' shirts to commemorate Smith at UNC game

One Duke alumnus hopes the Crazies will use the UNC game to pay their respects to a Carolina legend.

Classes canceled Tuesday, weather policy in effect until 5 p.m.

Duke has canceled classes for the remainder of the day Tuesday, with the Severe Weather and Emergency Conditions policy extended until 5 p.m.

Emma Baccellieri