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Home is where the...

(01/27/20 5:00am)

Although conversations about housing reform on campus seem to have faded since 2018, the trials and tribulations of on-campus living have remained. From the plan to build apartments for graduate students off of Towerview, to the opossum and flea infestation in Few, the potential split of Avalon House and the price increase for rooms in 300 Swift, there have been no shortage of housing-related news stories this academic year. The most recent of these—the possible changes to Avalon House and rate increases at Swift—also speak directly to concerns raised by the lapsed group Duke Students for Housing Reform (DS4HR) about the nature and structure of residential life at Duke—concerns which, like last semester’s flea problem, are slow to be resolved. 

Highlights from Duke baseball's media day

(01/25/20 4:06am)

Duke baseball has returned to the national scene over the last two seasons, but an opponent has stopped the Blue Devils one game short of the College World Series both years. Invigorated by the recent success but fueled by shortcomings, head coach Chris Pollard and No. 15 Duke offered their thoughts on the upcoming season this afternoon:

Letter: Show up, get loud, go Duke!

(01/27/20 5:00am)

As one of the alumni who started the craze of camping out for games (it started in 1979, not 1984 as others have suggested), I am appalled at the empty seats in the student section after our two-game losing streak.  Today I received an email that tickets are available for the Pittsburgh game, anticipating the student section will again have empty seats.  What is going on?  Are you all only interested in Duke basketball if we are undefeated?  This is a great team who are busting their butts on defense and getting better every week.  Shame on you.  Show up.  Get loud.  Let’s Go Duke!