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Make a life

(08/28/23 4:00am)

Well, ready or not, here we are again at the start of a new academic year. Graduation may seem a long way away — and it is if you consider all that you will learn and all the friendships you will make between now and then — but I have been working on college campuses for long enough to tell you that your time at Duke will also be short.

Duke volleyball 2023 season preview

(08/25/23 1:45am)

The Blue Devils will have plenty to work with this season as they have an influx of talented returning and incoming players. From graduate students returning from injury to four incoming freshmen, the growing team has the Blue Devils “continuing to focus on team culture, which is in a good spot” and “working hard to get ready to get started,” according to head coach Jolene Nagel.  

The Dirt Guide to Duke

(08/25/23 1:46pm)

Helloooo hey hi baby Blue Devils, and welcome to yet another year of my Dirt-y Dirt-y content. My name is ... well I guess you'll never know! But that doesn't matter. You know what does? The Dirt, knocking on your virtual door every week with all you need to know about current goings-on. You also get access to The Chronicle EVERY weekday for EVEN more news. Wild, isn't it?

Why you should care about the General Assembly

(08/23/23 4:00am)

As interns who spent their summers at the NC General Assembly, we witnessed the unsettling amount of power wielded by state legislators who proved to be unpredictable and irrational. By offering a synopsis of this legislative session, we hope Duke students will recognize how the decisions being made in that building are directly impacting their lives and others around the state — especially with municipal elections on the horizon. 

Column: Elko's contract extension is a safeguard for Duke football amid the chaos of conference realignment

(08/22/23 5:30pm)

This time last year, Duke was teetering perilously close to laughing-stock status after a pair of seasons with one combined win in the ACC headlined by some very, very bad losses tanked the Blue Devils’ reputation near irreparability. In one particularly bad drubbing at Virginia in October 2021, our Micah Hurewitz likened Duke’s loss to getting hit by a nuclear warhead.