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It's time

(04/29/13 6:52am)

On my last LDOC—my LLDOC—I made the decision to not glance down at my watch at any point during the day. Instead of planning, I only wanted to enjoy my friends’ company and to bask in being a Duke student for one of the last times. Our LDOC did not live up to the day’s hype: We missed all of the performers and didn’t go to Shooters. But we did end up staying up until 3 a.m., ordering pizza and talking. It was the best LDOC I’ve ever had. 


Duke culture may contribute to depression among students

(04/23/13 8:23am)

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series evaluating depression among students on campus and how they seek help. Part 1 analyzed how Duke students fit into the trend of increasing rates of depression at universities nationwide and why some students choose medication over other treatment options. In this part, The Chronicle will assess what about the college environment makes students more susceptible to depression and will explore alternative treatment options to medication.


Depression among Duke students reflects national trends

(04/22/13 7:25am)

Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series evaluating depression among students on campus and how they seek help. This article analyzes how Duke students fit into the trend of increasing rates of depression at universities nationwide and why some students choose medication over other treatment options. In Part 2, The Chronicle assesses how the college environment makes students more susceptible to depression and explores alternative treatment options to medication.













Duke alum Paul Teller talks conservative advocacy

(10/22/12 7:07am)

Paul Teller, Trinity ’93, is the executive director of the Republican Study Committee, a conservative caucus in U.S. House of Representatives. The RSC has about 165 representatives who aim to advance conservative constitutional principles, like limited government. As its head staffer, Teller has been described as one of Washington’s most influential conservative aides. The Chronicle sat down with Teller to discuss his politics and work on Capitol Hill.