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Netflix’s trivia show ‘Triviaverse’ is uninventive and uninspired

(16 hours ago)

Over the last few years, trivia has moved from the world of television and matches at local restaurants and bars to the internet, leading to apps like the TriviaCrack series, QuizzLand, HQ and countless adaptations of existing trivia franchises. While some of these apps proved to be very successful, just as many were failures This month, Netflix joined the competition by releasing a hybrid between a trivia game and an interactive show called “Triviaverse.” This is not the first time Netflix has ventured into the world of trivia — it previously released the “TriviaQuest” trivia series — but this is their first attempt at a truly interactive trivia experience (“TriviaQuest” showed questions but didn’t let players select answers) and is also part of a trend of them releasing games on their streaming platform.

5 things to know before Duke women's basketball hosts Northwestern for ACC/Big Ten Challenge

(18 hours ago)

Entering on a three-win streak, Northwestern heads to Cameron Indoor Stadium Thursday for a 5 p.m. matchup against the Blue Devils. This will be Duke’s first game following the Phil Knight Legacy tournament, where the team lost in a first-round matchup against UConn before redeeming itself Sunday against Oregon State. Here are five things to know heading into Duke’s game against Northwestern.

'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' is a thrilling ride, but it deeply misses Chadwick Boseman

(16 hours ago)

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” bore a heavy burden. Its predecessor, “Black Panther” (2018) is easily the best film ever produced by Marvel Studios (mostly because it’s the least Marvel-like). And, of course, the star of that film, the Black Panther himself, Chadwick Boseman — who played King T’Challa with such grace, dignity and vulnerability — died of colon cancer in 2020 at the age of 43.  

From issues on the ballot to the results, here’s what Duke students had to say about the 2022 midterm elections

(11/29/22 4:59pm)

In the wake of the 2022 midterm elections, The Chronicle took a look at how Duke students are reacting to a new political landscape. Democrats will retain the Senate, while the Republicans will take over a majority in the House of Representatives.

NC senators vote to advance Respect for Marriage Act with amendment to protect religious liberties

(11/29/22 5:55am)

North Carolina senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr were among a dozen Republican senators who on Nov. 16 voted in favor of advancing the Respect for Marriage Act, a bill that would repeal the Defense for Marriage Act and require the federal government to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages. 

Duke, Triangle community members mourn Xinjiang fire victims at vigil, express solidarity with China protests

(11/29/22 5:24am)

Over a hundred community members of the Duke and Triangle area gathered on the steps of the Chapel on Monday night for a candlelight vigil honoring the victims of a recent apartment fire in the Chinese city of Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang region.

Transition offense a point of emphasis for Duke women's basketball against Oregon State at Phil Knight Legacy

(11/28/22 6:04pm)

For the last few seasons, Duke head coach Kara Lawson has often emphasized her main goal for offense: She wants to play fast. One of the main qualities of the 2022-23 squad she has touted is its athleticism, which lends itself to an effective transition offense.