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Viruses have no nationality

(05/20/20 4:00am)

There’s something about pandemics that prompt us to draw divisions, in particular along national lines⁠—whether it’s the “Spanish" flu of 1918 (that actually did not originate from Spain), the "Hong Kong" Influenza pandemic of 1968, or the “Chinese” COVID-19 pandemic that now affects us. With the emergence of the present nation-state system that requires passports for international travel, assigning nationality to pathogens represents our naive hope that illness will respect these imagined borders. 









Historic moments: Duke football dominates in Chapel Hill to secure a share of the ACC title

(05/15/20 8:04pm)

The Chronicle’s best wins bracket previously introduced some of Duke men’s basketball’s top moments  throughout the years. This new series coincides with those moments,  shedding light on some of Duke Athletics’ other highlights throughout  the school’s storied history. We hope you enjoy this stroll down memory lane. Today's moment: Duke football captures a share of first place in the ACC with a 41-0 drubbing of North Carolina .






Duke to suspend University-paid retirement fund contributions, cut salaries for highly compensated employees

(05/13/20 11:01pm)

Facing a possible decline in revenues of more than a quarter-billion dollars, Duke will suspend University-paid contributions to the Duke Faculty and Staff Retirement 403(b) plan and cut salaries for highly compensated employees for the next 12 months, with President Vincent Price and other top administrators voluntarily taking larger cuts. 



Historic moments: Duke men's golf's Adam Long takes the title from Mickelson at Desert Classic

(05/13/20 5:00pm)

The Chronicle’s best wins bracket  previously introduced some of Duke men’s basketball’s top moments  throughout the years. This new series coincides with those moments,  shedding light on some of Duke Athletics’ other highlights throughout  the school’s storied history. We hope you enjoy this stroll down memory lane. Today's moment: Former Duke standout golfer Adam Long emerges victorious at the 2019 Desert Classic.