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Grad students voted to unionize. How do their current benefits compare to those from other universities?

(09/04/23 3:50am)

After voting in favor of becoming an NLRB-recognized union, the Duke Graduate Students Union will begin negotiating for a collective bargaining agreement with the University, which could span topics ranging from fair compensation for Durham’s cost of living to health and dental insurance. 

‘Can’t really say I’m that surprised’: Students split over North Carolina 12-week abortion ban

(06/09/23 12:10am)

Students across a range of different political backgrounds shared divided opinions about North Carolina’s new 12-week abortion ban. While some saw it as a step in the right direction, others worried about the ban's implications for low-income women.

‘A mix of purpose and serendipity’: Class of 2023 graduates give guidance to incoming Blue Devils

(05/21/23 11:56pm)

The Class of 2023 has gone through the entire range of the college experience. After almost a full year of normalcy, the COVID-19 pandemic changed campus life drastically, forcing Duke’s recent graduates to adapt, reflect and succeed despite all obstacles. The Chronicle asked three members of the Class of 2023 to share what they learned from their Duke experiences. Here’s what they said.

Office for Institutional Equity releases 2021-22 conduct report, data on discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct

(04/14/23 1:07pm)

The Office for Institutional Equity released its first annual report detailing the University's response to reports of discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct and related misconduct, such as possible violations of the consensual relationship policy.

Parking permit costs for eligible Duke employees and graduate students to lower beginning February

(01/16/23 2:40am)

Duke Parking and Transportation is making efforts to “promote a more affordable and equitable environment” for on-site employees by lowering parking permit costs for eligible employees, per a release. Graduate students will also see reduced parking permit rates this year. 

DSG allocates funding for UVA & U. of Idaho Vigil, approves committee to examine students' accessibility, transportation needs

(12/01/22 4:05am)

Duke Student Government heard from members of Senate about tomorrow’s vigil for the four students at the University of Idaho and three at the University of Virginia who died in separate tragedies on Nov. 13. 

Words of wisdom: Class of 2022 graduates give guidance to incoming Blue Devils

(05/27/22 2:30am)

The Class of 2022 had a whirlwind of a college experience. With a pandemic-torn four years bookended by normalcy in their first and last years, our recent graduates became experts at adapting to new circumstances and learning to thrive amidst it all. The Chronicle asked three members of the Class of 2022 to share what they learned from their Duke experiences. Here’s what they said.

‘The worst-kept secret in the history of Duke’: Blue Devil mascots reveal identities, reflect on time at Duke

(05/24/22 1:13am)

It’s a familiar game day scene: Duke and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill men’s basketball teams are facing off inside Cameron Indoor Stadium for the season culmination of a decades-old rivalry. The roar of the Cameron crowd is near-deafening, only encouraged by the antics of the Blue Devil mascot. As the Devil dances to “Everytime We Touch” with the audience, pumping its fists up and down, it’s easy to forget the person inside the costume bringing the Blue Devil to life.

Vice President Kamala Harris visits Durham to speak on Ukraine, labor unions

(03/03/22 6:24am)

Vice President Kamala Harris stopped by Durham to speak to a crowd at Durham Technical Community College on Wednesday. During her 12-minute address, Harris pledged solidarity to Ukraine and spoke on the Biden-Harris administration’s plans to create higher paying jobs for Americans.