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Reclaiming gendered medical categories

(10/21/22 4:00am)

In 1889, Viennese physician Moritz Benedikt was called to examine a rich young woman who complained of intolerable headaches. Initially thought to suffer from a case of meningitis, she later communicated to Benedikt in confidence that her family would not let her pursue her studies despite her strong desire to do so. When the young woman was allowed to study, her symptoms magically disappeared.

“Funky and fresh”: WXDU to host Record Fair for the first time since 2019

(10/21/22 4:01am)

WXDU — Duke University’s student-run, non-commercial radio station — will host a Record Fair this Saturday, Oct. 22 at from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join fellow music lovers from Duke and across Durham in the Rubenstein Art Center to shop records from sellers all across town and to enjoy Sister Liu’s food truck — all while jamming to the music from a WXDU DJ live on air.

Undergrads on financial aid to receive 600 extra food points this year amid inflation, rising Duke Dining prices

(10/21/22 12:47am)

All undergraduate students receiving Duke grant aid through the Karsh Office of Undergraduate Financial Support received an additional 300 food points for the fall semester on Wednesday, according to a message sent to eligible students in DukeHub.

5 things to know before Duke football hits the road to face Miami

(10/20/22 1:55pm)

After a heartbreaking loss to rival North Carolina last Saturday, the Blue Devils will travel to South Florida to take on Miami. This will be a pivotal matchup for two middle-of-the-pack ACC Coastal Division teams looking to advance in the standings. Here are five things to know as Duke faces the Hurricanes. 

Durham residents to vote this November on funding for public school, Durham Tech, Museum of Life and Science renovations

(10/20/22 2:41am)

Durham residents will vote this Election Day on three separate bond referendum questions related to capital improvements for Durham Public Schools, Durham Technical Community College and the Durham Museum of Life and Science. 

Durham to pilot controversial gunshot detection technology ShotSpotter, community members express concerns

(10/20/22 2:16am)

Community members felt comfortable approaching Jerry Christian, pastor at Russell Memorial CME Church, to voice concerns about racial profiling with the implementation of ShotSpotter. Soon Christian, Divinity School ‘22, found himself echoing those same fears at a community forum in September. 

Michael Schur, creator of “The Good Place,” speaks about leading an ethical life

(10/20/22 1:19am)

Michael Schur stopped by Duke University on Friday to speak as part of the “Ethics of Now” series that features conversations between Duke historian and professor Adriane-Lentz Smith and artists, advocates and authors on ethics affecting the Duke and Durham communities.