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DUP release drawing of robbery suspect

Duke University Police released a composite drawing of the man suspected of robbing a Duke student near Edens Quadrangle Sept. 11 at about 2:15 a.m.

The man reportedly showed a gun to a 17-year-old male student and told him to put his wallet on the picnic table near the end of the Edens Drive fire lane on West Campus. The suspect then took the wallet and walked into the woods near Wannamaker Drive. The student was not harmed.

The suspect is described as a black man 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Memorial service for Katherine McClary

A memorial service for Katherine McClary, Trinity ’01, will take place Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the York Chapel at the School of Divinity.

McClary died Sept. 11 after being hit by a Durham Area Transit Authority bus. The Kohler, Wis., native earned her degree in biology. She also coached the junior varsity basketball and volleyball teams at Durham Academy.


Duke hosts The Nappy Roots

The Nappy Roots will play in Page Auditorium Tuesday Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 for Duke students and $20 for the general public.

The Southern rap group was the number one selling hip-hop group of 2002 and has earned numerous award nominations. Their debut album, “Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz,” went RIAA platinum.

Duke University Union’s Major Attractions Committee is sponsoring the concert. Tickets go on sale to Duke students Wednesday at the Bryan Center box office and to the general public Thursday.


Fall musical tickets on sale

Tickets to Hoof ‘n’ Horn’s fall show, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying are now available for purchase. They went on sale Monday at the Bryan Center box office.

The classic musical comedy with a score by Frank Loesser tells the story of a window-cleaner who follows a series of rules to break into the business world. As he succeeds in climbing the corporate ladder, he encounters romantic complications and minor office emergencies.

The show runs Oct. 14-24 in Shaefer Theater. Tickets are $9 for general public and $7 for students or senior citizens.

They can also be purchased from or by calling 919-684-4444.

Discounted rates are also available for groups of 10 or more.


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