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Dean Sue addresses big questions in charting a path forward for Duke residential life

(01/31/20 11:35am)

Sue Wasiolek, or “Dean Sue,” will be shifting from her role as dean of students to the senior adviser of  Mary Pat McMahon, vice provost/vice president for student affairs, and Gary Bennett, vice provost for undergraduate education starting for the 2020-21 academic year. She will be tasked with thinking more critically about the housing experience at Duke, such as through implementing the recommendations from the 2018-2019 Board of Trustees residential task force. Dean Sue sat down with editor-in-chief Jake Satisky to talk about questions she’s considering as she prepares to assume her upcoming role after Commencement. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.


My most anticipated movies and TV shows of the year that I probably won’t watch

(01/30/20 5:01am)

You know the feeling. You’re at the movies, probably watching the newest “Avengers” movie or something, and you see a kick-ass movie trailer. Turning to your friend excitedly, you exclaim (in a hushed voice, so as not to disturb the theater’s fellow patrons) that you really, really want to see that movie when it comes out. 









Friends, colleagues remember life and legacy of Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke

(01/07/20 2:51pm)

One day, Wilhelmina Reuben and Gene Kendall left East Campus to see the new James Bond flick at a local theater. The two grabbed a hamburger after the movie. Suddenly, Reuben realized that she needed to rush back to East. Taking off her shoes, she and Kendall sprinted back to campus. He may have been on the track team, but she still beat him back to campus—in the nick of time.







Five observations from Duke men's basketball's first half against Wofford

(12/20/19 12:51am)

After taking down North Carolina Sunday, Wofford faced another opportunity to take down a Tobacco Road giant Thursday night. However, Duke would not let the Terriers put themselves in prime position for another upset, as the home team dominated in Cameron Indoor Stadium. The Blue Devils enter the locker room up 39-26 against Wofford.