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DSG approves K-Ville Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility committee, holds elections for president pro tempore

(03/24/22 7:53am)

Duke Student Government senators approved a new Krzyzewskiville Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility Committee and held elections for the 2022-23 DSG president pro tempore at their Wednesday evening meeting.

K-Ville Zero Waste program educates students on composting, reduces waste on game days

(03/01/22 6:19am)

On game days, the trash bins in Krzyzewskiville quickly become filled with an unappetizing mixture of food scraps, disposable containers and plastic cups. A student-run initiative is helping to divert K-Ville’s compostable waste before it reaches landfills.

Krzyzewskiville: a more perfect meritocracy?

(02/16/22 5:00am)

Sometimes said pejoratively, sometimes shocking in the frankness of its usage, meritocracy is on the minds of those of us at a place like Duke. Coined in a 1950s satire by sociologist Michael Young, the societal co-opting of this term with such verve and ubiquity almost makes me worry that perhaps it serves more to normalize undesirable societal outcomes than warn against them. But, regardless of the intentions of the creation of the word, our segment of society has come to highly value how achievements are earned and deserved.