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Democrat Valerie Foushee wins 4th Congressional District, NC to send 7 Democrats, 7 Republicans to U.S. House

(11/09/22 5:44am)

Democrat Valerie Foushee is projected to win her election to represent North Carolina’s 4th Congressional District, which includes Durham County, Orange County, Person County, Granville County, Alamance County and parts of Caswell County. She will succeed U.S. Rep. David Price, who announced in October 2021 that he will retire at the end of his term. 

Duke fencing 2022-23 season preview

(11/05/22 4:51am)

As the Blue Devils return to action in the coming weeks, one thing is likely on their minds for the 2022-23 season: redemption. After winning the ACC title in 2021 and earning 11 individual titles at the tournament to set a program record, Duke fell short of expectations in its last campaign despite an impressive regular season. Losing out to national champion Notre Dame in its efforts for a back-to-back championship, both the men’s and women’s sides will look to rebound and restore their ACC supremacy.

Duke grad student government votes to support Graduate Students Union, calls on admin to not interfere

(10/18/22 4:25pm)

The Graduate and Professional Student Government’s Student Affairs Committee, co-sponsored by the Duke Graduate Students Union, unanimously passed a resolution “calling for recognition of the rights of graduate students to unionize and organize a fair election without harassment or interference from Duke administration” on Monday. 

X-Factor: DeWayne Carter, defense need to rally Duke football past North Carolina's powerful offense

(10/13/22 2:10am)

Just as an immovable object meets an unstoppable force, Duke and North Carolina will face off once more, with the Victory Bell and another chapter in the rivalry on the line. Ahead of the Saturday night matchup at Wallace Wade Stadium, the Blue Zone analyzes a player from each end zone capable of leading their team to victory:

Worker unions at Duke, explained

(09/20/22 1:33am)

Unions are formally recognized bodies of workers who join together to establish collective bargaining power in a workplace. Recognized unions at Duke span dining, publishing, transit and academics. They include the American Federation of State, Council, and Municipal Employees Local 77; the Duke Faculty Union; the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1328; and the Duke University Press Workers Union. Currently, Duke Graduate Students Union is in the process of seeking recognition. 

Duke administrative staff declined to accept demand letter from graduate students union, per organizer

(09/17/22 3:35pm)

Following the Duke Graduate Students Union’s Thursday rally, students attempted to deliver a letter to President Vincent Price asking Duke to voluntarily recognize the union and were told by administrative staff they could not accept it, according to an organizer.