Hagan heads into general Senate election with sizable funding
While Republican challenger for the U.S. Thom Tillis continues on the offensive, incumbent Senator Kay Hagan’s campaign bides its time and resources.
Survey highlights campus inequities among genders
A survey published by Duke Inquiries in Social Relations finds that a disproportionately large number of women compared to men are adversely affected by campus culture.
Kwai steps down as junior class vice president
Isabella Kwai—junior class vice president-elect—announced her decision to step down from the VP position in a Facebook post Saturday.
Panel challenges societal frameworks around sex and sex work
In light of campus and national conversations about adult film actress Belle Knox, several professors, students and sex workers gathered for an academic discussion around sex work Wednesday night...
NC fraternity chapters fundraise for domestic violence awareness
Duke’s Phi Delta Theta fraternity chapter has joined the state-wide Fraternities4Family campaign to increase domestic violence awareness.
Students team up with Sustainable Duke to increase Eprint cost
Students are working on a proposal to increase the cost of ePrint from 2 cents per page to 4 cents in partnership with Sustainable Duke.
SAT changes elicit mixed reviews from Duke education leaders
The College Board announced major changes to the SAT March 5, which have received mixed reviews from leaders in the Duke community.
Common Ground, a mixed legacy 11 years in the making
More than a decade after its inception in 2003, Common Ground has come to be regarded as one of the University’s more popular, transformative—and controversial—programs.
Loved ones gather for memorial service to honor Becky DeNardis
A memorial service for Becky DeNardis was held on the Chapel Quadrangle Friday evening.
Durham 2013 crime increases slightly
Although Durham’s property crime rate has increased in 2013, its violent crime rate declined, according to the Durham Police Department’s annual crime report released March 7.
Health care becomes centerpiece of U.S. Senate race
The U.S. Senate race out of North Carolina is tightening as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis battle over health care.
Duke admins, cyberbullying experts comment on CollegiateACB
Greater attention has been given to cyber harassment following The Chronicle's Feb. 14 profile on Lauren, the freshman adult film actress.
Duke becomes affiliated with first substance abuse recovery center
Bluefield Recovery Center—a Durham residential program for university students recovering from substance abuse—has become the first recovery house of its kind to be associated with Duke.
Stonemason illustrates creative process for Nicholas School sculpture
Stonemason-artist Thea Alvin provided insight into her artistic landscaping projects at the Nicholas School for the Environment Wednesday.
Humanities on defensive, finds champions at Duke
Humanities research remains strong at Duke, despite the threat of funding cuts and political attacks in universities across the country.
Greeks find career boosts through networking
Fraternity and sorority members report gaining significant career advantages from participating in greek organizations, which tout the networking benefits that they provide.
Students split on local grocery options
With the opening of Harris Teeter on 9th Street, Whole Foods has been facing steep competition. The Chronicle's Jenna Zhang spoke to students about where they prefer to shop for groceries, and why.
Charter schools on rise in NC
Durham County will be adding its 11th charter school in August, contributing to a recent surge in area charter schools that has drawn concern from local public school officials.
Unions push to raise NC clout
The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations is directing its attention to the South.
N&O sues UNC for withholding records in academic scandal
News and Observer Publishing Co. sued UNC Chancellor Carol Folt last Thursday for student records that could help illuminate the origins of the athlete academic performance scandal at the...
Selective Living Groups extend over 250 bids
Sixteen different selective living groups extended over 250 bids after completing a three-week rush process.
TIME's Thirty under Thirty Brittany Wenger talks research, Duke experience
Brittany Wenger—a Duke freshman and Angier B. Duke scholar—was recently named one of TIME magazine’s Thirty Under Thirty people who are changing the world with their ideas.
Senate race for Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan's seat heats up
The North Carolina Senate race heats up early as Republican primary candidates scramble for Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan’s seat.
Elite Model Management settles with former unpaid interns
Elite Model Management recently agreed to a $450,000 settlement with the company’s former unpaid interns—the largest settlement of an intern class action to date.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship program to launch DukeEngage in Detroit, new certificate
A new initiative is looking to expand Duke's commitment to social entrepreneurship.