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(6 hours ago)
North Carolina senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr were among a dozen Republican senators who on Nov. 16 voted in favor of advancing the Respect for Marriage Act, a bill that would repeal the Defense for Marriage Act and require the federal government to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages.
(6 hours ago)
Over a hundred community members of the Duke and Triangle area gathered on the steps of the Chapel on Monday night for a candlelight vigil honoring the victims of a recent apartment fire in the Chinese city of Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang region.
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North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein announced on Nov. 17 that his office was opening an investigation into Ticketmaster for “allegedly violating consumers’ rights and antitrust laws.”
(7 hours ago)
Lately, I’ve been listening to a lot of complaints from friends about the general lack of personal accountability in our campus culture. I get it, and I’m frustrated, too—especially when I can see how I’ve let these antisocial norms influence my actions in ways that are antithetical to my values of community and responsibility.
(14 hours ago)
After each Duke men's basketball game this season, check back here for the Player of the Game and more. Duke men’s basketball survived strong Oregon State and Xavier teams, but fell in the final of the Phil Knight Legacy to Purdue. The Blue Zone breaks down the game:
(18 hours ago)
For the last few seasons, Duke head coach Kara Lawson has often emphasized her main goal for offense: She wants to play fast. One of the main qualities of the 2022-23 squad she has touted is its athleticism, which lends itself to an effective transition offense.
(18 hours ago)
The “red wave” that never materialized might have been because the media tends to take hypotheticals and solidifies them into narratives, said Olivia Nuzzi, a New York Magazine reporter, at a Nov. 19 talk.
(20 hours ago)
Goodbye, Big Ten. Hello, SEC.
(19 hours ago)
After a big week of tournaments featuring contests between top teams, the fourth AP Poll dropped Monday afternoon. This week, Duke faced a steep drop to No. 17:
It is an important time for soccer, with the World Cup in full swing in Qatar. Sunday afternoon, a heavyweight matchup between Spain and Germany raged on overseas. Meanwhile, No. 7-overall seed Duke laced up its boots at Koskinen Stadium for its third-round NCAA tournament matchup against No. 10-overall seed Florida International.
PORTLAND, Ore.—The PK85 tournaments have seen some excellent exhibitions of basketball, from the women’s thriller between UConn and Iowa to the Iowa State men’s big upset of North Carolina. But Sunday’s finales were filled with bizarre affairs—and on a day when one game went to quadruple overtime, Duke and Oregon State may have topped them all.
After a long year of drudging through daily life’s mundane motions, it is finally the holiday season! As joy and merrymaking commence in dining and living rooms across the country, so too does Netflix’s lucrative commercial holiday film season.
PORTLAND, Ore.—The phrase “it’s always darkest before the dawn” does not make much sense. But for Blue Devil freshman Tyrese Proctor, it seems that truer words have never been spoken.
(20 hours ago)
Sportswrap is your one-stop shop for everything Duke athletics, where we’ll recap how each of Duke’s sports currently in competition performed over the last week and give a brief look ahead. Here’s our recap for the week of Nov. 21-27.
PORTLAND, Ore.—The Rose Quarter. The Rose Garden. The City of Roses. Oregon’s largest city is all about roses, and Sunday afternoon, Purdue won rose gold.
PORTLAND, Ore.—No. 8 Duke fell behind early in its Phil Knight Legacy championship game, with No. 24 Purdue putting together a big run before the break. After one half at the Moda Center, the Blue Devils trail the Boilermakers 46-35.
In its final regular season game, Duke football defeated Wake Forest in a thrilling contest, 34-31. The Blue Zone breaks down the Blue Devils’ performance with three key takeaways, stats and a look ahead:
In October’s home matchup against North Carolina, Duke offensive lineman Andre Harris Jr. was whistled for a 15-yard personal foul, a penalty that negated a Jalon Calhoun touchdown that would have sealed the game for the Blue Devils. This setback led to a Charlie Ham missed field goal, and North Carolina marched down the field for the win on the next possession.
Duke takes on No. 24 Purdue in the Phil Knight Legacy championship for its second ranked contest this season. Before tipoff at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Portland, Ore., the Blue Zone has three crucial points for a Blue Devil victory:
Twitter users awoke Nov. 10 to an uplifting tweet from @EliLillyandCo, a brand account supposedly representing the pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly: “We are excited to announce that insulin is free now.”