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Nasher Museum announces new director Trevor Schoonmaker

(04/22/20 2:34am)

The Nasher Museum will soon welcome its new director Trevor Schoonmaker, the current deputy director of curatorial affairs and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art. At 49 years old, Schoonmaker will take over leadership from Sarah Schroth on May 8, the same day that Schroth will retire after 25 years of service at Duke.





ChronSports’ 2020 what-if series: Duke women’s golf

(04/21/20 11:40am)

With the suspension and later cancellation of all Duke athletic competition due to the spread of coronavirus, many Blue Devil seasons were abruptly cut short. The Chronicle is going to take a look back at those seasons affected as well as what we missed out on with their cancellations. We've already looked at men's basketball, women's basketball, baseball, men's lacrosse, women's lacrosse, and men's tennis. Next up: women's golf.






DIY LDOC

(04/22/20 4:00am)

My past LDOCs are something of a mixed bag, full of everything from early morning mixed drinks to wholesome movie nights. There have been sunburns and stubbed toes, naps taken directly on Abele Quad, lost Duke Cards, dropped cell phones and encounters with acquaintances I forgot or wished I could forget. It is a messy day; there’s no two ways about it. But it’s also a great day, and alas—I had the feeling that my last-ever last day of classes was going to be the best one yet. 



A year after I learned I'd be in pain forever

(04/21/20 4:00am)

Nothing comforts me more than marking time. I love routine, love the assurance of waking up at the same time every day. I love looking through a calendar with certainty. It will always go like this: Thanksgiving, Advent, Christmas, New Year’s. After forty days of wintery Lent will always come Easter. Every year, no matter what. Like clockwork.


Will Duke ship students their drugs?

(04/20/20 2:29pm)

Last week, graduating seniors were told in an email from Duke that their dorm items would be shipped to them by a third-party organization. Other undergraduates who plan to live on campus would have their items moved directly to their housing assignment for next year. The email left students with many uncertainties, but one question more important than the rest: what will they do with the drugs they find?


Jayson Tatum, Daniel Jones become first Blue Devils to take on the All In Challenge

(04/20/20 6:39am)

Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum and New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones took to Instagram this past week to announce their entries into Michael Rubin’s All In Challenge. Both of them offered up incredible opportunities among hundreds of other celebrities and organizations.