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When the camera is rolling, Cassius Stanley has an uncanny knack for filling its storage space with showstopper dunks. On Thursday afternoon, Stanley shared an Instagram post where he skied off the hardwood and threw down a dunk that seems like it should only be possible in video games.
Thursday morning yielded stunning news in the world of Duke Athletics, as women’s basketball’s Joanne P. McCallie announced that she was stepping away as head coach of the program. Almost instantly, current and former Blue Devil women’s basketball players reacted with an outpouring of love and support for McCallie.
The Blue Devils already had to replace 3,194 minutes, 1,267 points and 568 rebounds. Now, they have to replace the woman directing all of that.
As summer wears on and Duke moves forward with plans for students to return to campus, we're sure you have lots of questions about what the next academic year will look like. From move-in and housing to extracurriculars, academics, athletics and more, we want to know what you need to know.
Former women’s basketball head coach Joanne P. McCallie made a shocking announcement Thursday morning.
After four decades and a variety of different roles within the athletics department, Jacki Silar's tenure at Duke has finally come to a close.
As Duke moves forward with preparations for students’ return to campus, the rate of new COVID-19 cases in North Carolina is rising.
Duke is grappling with how to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. President Vincent Price has called it a “public health emergency.” But considering the university’s long, profitable history of entanglement with the tobacco industry, why should we see Duke’s leaders as trustworthy defenders of public health? Duke becoming a tobacco-free campus on July 1 presents an opportunity for the Duke community to reckon with our tobacco-stained history. Instead, Duke’s leaders are obscuring that history.
The COVID-19 pandemic has put a severe strain on athletic department budgets across the country.
In Instagram and Twitter posts Wednesday morning, NBA 2K announced that Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson would be featured as one of three cover athletes for their upcoming 2K21 video game. The announcement comes one day after Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard was premiered as the first cover athlete.
Hate the smell of cigarette smoke? You’re in luck.
Duke still plans to begin the Fall semester with students on campus, according to a Tuesday message to the Duke community from President Vincent Price.
In all of his previous announcements regarding Duke's plans for returning to campus amid the COVID-19 pandemic, President Vincent Price did not mention athletics once.
Another year, another new crop of men's basketball players coming to Durham. In this series, we will analyze film on each of Duke’s signees and transfers for the 2020-21 season. Previous film rooms include Jalen Johnson and DJ Steward. Let’s continue with the player who could be next in line at the point guard spot: Jeremy Roach.
Palestine Legal, an independent organization that provides advocacy and litigation to individuals who speak out about Palestinian issues, is pushing Duke to rectify what the organization deems “a pattern of monitoring and policing of student speech,” according to an email from Zoha Khalili, a staff attorney at the organization, to Mary Pat McMahon, vice provost and vice president for student affairs.
The beginning of incoming students’ first year at Duke will be unusual—even leaving aside the normal challenges that come with adjusting to college.
Alexandria has been in the Triangle drag scene for nine years. In this time, she has witnessed the rise and fall of various queens and clubs, but one problem has persisted: the exclusion of Black and brown femme talent. As curator of Body Party, a celebration for, by and about Black and brown trans femmes held at Ruby Deluxe in Raleigh, Alexandria often visits shows across the Triangle to scope out new talent.
On June 19, Blumhouse Productions and writer-director David Koepp released their latest psychological thriller, “You Should Have Left.” Based on German author Daniel Kehlmann’s 2017 novella of the same name, the film explores how duplicity and paranoia can destroy a family. The story revolves around an infamous banker, Theo Conroy (Kevin Bacon), his young actress wife Susanna (Amanda Seyfriend) and their six year-old bubbly and intuitive daughter Ella (Avery Essex). The family vacations in the Welsh countryside in a house that warps time, space and reality. In an attempt to escape the distorting house, Theo is forced to confront his dark past. As part of a virtual roundtable with Bacon, The Chronicle had the opportunity to interview the actor about his latest movie.
Members of the Chinese community at Duke and in North Carolina have stepped up to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
The North Carolina General Assembly passed a bill Thursday that protects colleges and universities from legal claims over coronavirus-related closures.