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Take it from me, a psychiatrist: Duke has a serious sexual assault problem

(09/03/19 4:00am)

Welcome to Duke, both new and returning students.  Before you arrived, you watched a video training about sexual assault; you will get talks about alcohol and drugs, too.  You may have taken it seriously, or you may have texted with friends, scrolled through your Insta account or watched some Netflix at the same time. You may have experienced some of the things they described before coming to Duke. Or, you may not think it will happen to you. 

Third and goal: Duke looks to stand tall against the imposing Tide

(08/30/19 2:24pm)

Coming off a successful 2018 season that included a victory in the Independence Bowl, the Blue Devils begin another campaign on Saturday with a trip to Atlanta in a matchup with No. 2 Alabama. Quentin Harris will be making his first appearance as QB1 after starting two games last year, and the new look offense will have a tough first test against the Crimson Tide. The Blue Zone gives you three keys to the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game:

The Chronicle's Duke football 2019 season preview

(08/30/19 6:08am)

As the summer turns to fall, it is once again time for Duke football, led by head coach David Cutcliffe, now in his 12th year in Durham. There are plenty of new faces suiting up in Wallace Wade this season—especially on the offensive side of the ball—but there is still a solid cast of returners who can help contribute to a successful season. 

Hunting for my tradition

(08/30/19 4:00am)

Stepping onto Duke’s campus almost a week ago was like stepping into the future. Stepping into a new start, a new path forward. At the same time, I couldn’t help but pause and think about the past. Not just my past, but the past we all share — our history. Who originally built the Duke Chapel? Who were the first to attend a service there? Soon, these questions expanded into broader ideas. Ideas regarding traditions and how they are started. Who creates traditions? But then two questions came to mind that instantly captivated my attention given their relevance to the present day: