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Senior Valerie Muensterman’s ‘The Roadkill Club’ explores a poetic underworld

(03/17/20 2:35am)

The world of “The Roadkill Club” is not quite like our own. On a surface level, it’s familiar: The setting is a house in the country, somewhere in the United States, and the characters speak in country accents about things like flowers, neighbors and lost relatives. But something about what they say, and how they act, feels off.

Duke University Contract Workers United statement to Administration regarding coronavirus crisis

(03/17/20 4:00am)

The contract dining workers of Duke University have been ignored and taken for granted for too long. We have worked through snow and hurricane as "essential staff" and now in this time of emergency we are being kept in the dark about Duke's intentions and our livelihoods.  We make three simple demands of Duke that can easily be met by such a wealthy and respected institution.

Live blog: Duke during the coronavirus pandemic

(03/17/20 2:19am)

In light of the coronavirus pandemic spreading across the United States and the world, Duke decided March 10 to suspend in-person classes and extend undergraduate Spring Break for a week. Since then, there has been a cascade of cancellations, information, policies, policy changes and reactions. To try and keep track of them all, The Chronicle has put together this live blog that compiles all of our coverage on Duke's response to the coronavirus, from news to sports to opinion. 

In the face of a crisis, Forever Duke takes on new meaning

(03/17/20 4:00am)

I looked around the table at each of my friends, not quite surprised but somehow still in a state of disbelief. We had all been expecting President Price’s email announcing the end of in-person classes at Duke and the indefinite transition to online classes given the closures of universities and schools across the country.  Still, reading the announcement in writing had confirmed not only the end of our classes this semester, but—for the most part—the end of our time as students at Duke University. 

Full Frame 2020 has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns

(03/15/20 7:26pm)

On March 11, this year’s Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, which is held annually in Durham, N.C., was cancelled. The cancellation came directly as a result of Duke’s recent policy to suspend all University-sponsored events through May 7 in response to the health and safety risks posed by the spread of coronavirus.