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Duke alumna Jill Karofsky wins Wisconsin Supreme Court seat over incumbent conservative

(04/14/20 4:10pm)

After the nation focused its attention to the Wisconsin elections last week—which were held after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against a delayed Election Day or mail-in ballots—Jill Karofsky emerged victorious in the hotly contested State Supreme Court race. Turns out, she's a Duke alumna.


Meet all the DSG vice president, senate and class council candidates

(04/08/20 7:28pm)

Even though candidates won't be able to campaign on campus, Duke Student Government and class council elections are still happening this April. This will be the third and final undergraduate student body election of the year, after Ibrahim Butt won the Young Trustee election and Tommy Hessel won the DSG presidential election. 












DSG endorsement policy for 2020 election

(02/28/20 8:25am)

The Chronicle will be publishing endorsement letters for the 2020 Duke Student Government elections from Sunday, March 1 to Wednesday, March 4 at 11:59 p.m. The positions of president and executive vice president are available for endorsement. No endorsements will be published the days of the election. The final deadline for endorsements is 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4. 


K-Ville to be open on UNC gameday, restrictions for EarthGang concert walked back

(02/28/20 2:03am)

UPDATE Feb. 27 at 1 p.m.: After tenters and non-tenters were supposed to be separated during the EarthGang Personal Checks concert, co-head line monitor Ben Succop, a senior, wrote in an email to The Chronicle that up to 1,600 students will be allowed on the floor of Cameron Indoor Stadium during the concert and then the upstairs seats will be filled. After the concert, non-tenters will still be removed from Krzyzewskiville for P-Checks.





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.