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The enduring relevance of 'Avatar: The Last Airbender'

(07/10/20 9:29pm)

When “Avatar: The Last Airbender” first aired on Nickelodeon in 2005, George W. Bush had just begun his second term in office, Mario’s “Let Me Love You” was the most popular song on the Billboard Hot 100 and YouTube was less than a week into sharing videos to the world. Fifteen years later, all sixty-one episodes of “Avatar: The Last Airbender” dropped on Netflix June 15, and the show is now more popular than ever. 


















Richer first-years more interested in selective living: Insights about income from Class of 2023 survey

(11/22/19 8:44am)

Duke admits students from all income brackets, and The Chronicle's Class of 2023 survey reflected that variability. Of the 189 first-year students who completed the questionnaire, the majority came from households with an annual income between $80,000 and $250,000, with 17 respondents (9%) reporting an income less than $40,000 and 23 (12.2%) at more than $500,000. Here are other notable results from the survey.