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Ranking Duke's 5 best NBA players of the Coach K era

(10 hours ago)

In honor of the NBA Draft coming up Thursday and Coach K's final season, we decided to do the one thing that never fails to spark some debate—a ranking! This time, we're counting down the top five Blue Devils of the Coach K era based on their NBA careers. Only pro accomplishments were considered, and sorry for fans of Jayson Tatum and Zion Williamson, but their careers just haven't been long enough to land on this list. With that, here goes nothing:


‘Loki’ was great — until it wasn’t

(07/26/21 4:00am)

I watched the first five episodes of “Loki” all at once. Certainly not by choice — I don’t have Disney+, so a friend invited me over to catch up with Loki and his antics with the Time Variance Authority (TVA) before the season finale the following week. For a good five hours, I was captivated — between the spectacular worldbuilding and attention-grabbing fight scenes that have come to define Marvel, “Loki” dramatically expanded the scope of its cinematic universe. That was, until the last episode, where the show suddenly fumbled the ball entirely.  






‘You could learn a lot from his perspective’: Duke professor Mathew McCubbins remembered for mentorship, selflessness

(07/23/21 1:34am)

Mathew McCubbins, Ruth F. De Varney professor of political science and professor of law, died July 1 at the age of 64. He is remembered as a game-changer in the field of political science, a deeply engaged scholar and a dedicated mentor.






Students unenrolled from Neuro 101 due to shift in instructors, must re-enroll starting Thursday

(07/22/21 1:56am)

Students enrolled or waitlisted in Biological Basis of Behavior (Neuro 101) were unenrolled from the course due to shifts in teaching staff, according to a Wednesday morning email to enrolled students from Bridgette Hard and Leonard White, directors of undergraduate studies in psychology and neuroscience, which was obtained by The Chronicle.


Center for Documentary Studies professor receives second Peabody Award nomination for podcast re-examining American democracy

(07/22/21 1:42am)

From deep within his self-described “pillow fort,” John Biewen records his narration inside the guest room of his Durham home. It is March 2020, and the WUNC 91.5 studio where Biewen usually records his podcast has been shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic. 



Duke men's basketball alum Andre Dawkins talks playing days, Scheyer, Coach K

(07/20/21 3:45am)

The Chronicle sat down with former Duke men's basketball player and 2010 national champion Andre Dawkins to ask him some questions about his playing career, incoming head coach Jon Scheyer and head coach Mike Krzyzewski. Dawkins played at Duke from 2009-14 and had a brief professional career before transitioning to media.