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Duke Week: The Duke endowment shot up 56% this year. What does that mean for students?



The Duke endowment grew 56% in the last year. Whose behind the endowment, why did it go up, and what does that mean for Duke. Reporter Gautam Sirdeshmukh breaks down the endowment’s big jump. 

COVID cases are way down here at Duke. Only nine students and five faculty members tested positive last week. The numbers have trended down and stayed low since the outbreak we saw early in the semester. Vice President of Adminstration Kyle Cavanaugh joins us to talk about how COVID is trending at Duke and which coronavirus-restrictions could go away next.

Election Day for Durham mayor and three city council seats is only a week away. When it comes to learning about candidates, the Chronicle’s got you covered. Reporter Ayra Charania shares with us what she heard at a candidates forum for Durham’s Nov. 2 municipal election.

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October 25, 2021.

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