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Need a study break? Here’s a guide to reading period rest and relaxation at Duke

(12/05/22 12:04pm)

For most college students, there’s no time as stressful as the final stretch between Thanksgiving and winter breaks. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the barrage of midterms, final projects and essays as the semester draws to a close. But Duke is full of opportunities to decompress. If you’re in need of a quick study break, here are some ideas to practice self-care and stay afloat during these last weeks on campus. 

‘Not in this alone’: Black students reflect on community, significance of the Mary Lou as center looks to reopen next fall

(11/14/22 3:57am)

The Mary Lou Williams Center was a place that exuded safety and warmth, sophomore Tiana Clemons said, sitting on a bright blue bench on Abele Quad. She described a typical weekday. A gentle light would stream in through the windows. Some students studied diligently; others filled the space with laughter, absorbed in lively conversation. Familiar BET shows and music played in the background. It was a place, Clemons said, that felt like home.

A look into Duke’s beloved Puppy Kindergarten

(10/24/22 2:44am)

It’s a sleepy morning at the Duke Puppy Kindergarten in early October. Inside a cozy room within the Duke Canine Cognition Center, Congo and Nancy are perfectly content. The two dogs — an adult and a puppy Labrador-golden mix —  sniff, cuddle and pad around the space without a care in the world.

Duke student’s new app seeks to spark spontaneous connections and make campus feel ‘a little less lonely’

(10/18/22 2:44am)

Gen Z, which encompasses nearly 69 million Americans, has been described as a generation of “digital natives.” They came of age on social media, navigating Instagram and Tumblr alongside middle school drama and finding communities as much online as in real life. With the infinite expanse of the internet at their fingertips, they’re the most connected generation yet. 

North Carolina Senate candidates Cheri Beasley, Ted Budd face off in debate

(10/09/22 2:30am)

Democrat Cheri Beasley and Republican Ted Budd, candidates for U.S. Senate, faced off Friday evening in the first and only scheduled debate of the campaign season. Beasley and Budd discussed their competing visions for North Carolina, exchanging takes on critical issues such as inflation, abortion rights and immigration.

‘Enough is enough’: North Carolinians gather at State Capitol to advocate for gun safety

(06/15/22 12:59am)

Gun control activists gathered across the country Saturday in the wake of the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Tex. that killed 19 children and two teachers. In Raleigh, the March for Our Lives event saw hundreds of North Carolinians rally in front of the State Capitol building to send lawmakers a clear message: “Enough is enough.”

Seven books to spice up your summer reading list

(06/01/22 1:00pm)

Whether you’re turning pages by a sparkling ocean in the tropics or in your childhood bedroom in the Midwest, there’s bound to be a book out there that speaks to you this season. Here’s a list of summer reads, ranging from light-hearted romances to piercing memoirs, that are almost impossible to put down. Head to your local bookstore and add them to your list:

‘The lives of actual living and breathing women’: Protestors mobilize amid possible overturning of Roe v. Wade

(05/20/22 2:27am)

“We hold that [Roe v. Wade] and [Planned Parenthood v. Casey] must be overruled,” wrote Justice Samuel Alito in an initial majority draft opinion on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The 98-page document, obtained by Politico, was leaked to the public on May 2 and has since reignited the debate around abortion rights in the United States. 

Strawberry picking, free concerts and baseball: Here are 10 activities to keep you busy in Durham this summer

(05/03/22 4:10am)

Summer is the perfect time for students to immerse themselves in Durham. From sporting events to strawberry picking, the Bull City has activities for everyone to enjoy. The Chronicle has compiled a list of ten ways to spend the hot summer days.