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The eighth-ranked men's tennis team took the short drive to Raleigh yesterday afternoon to face conference rival North Carolina State, hoping for a competitive match. The Wolfpack, however, mustered up little resistance to the Blue Devils, now winners of 54-straight conference matches.
Bong confiscated in Blackwell
Search committee solicits input
In an investigation stemming from Duke University Hospital's treatment of Jésica Santillán, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a report Wednesday citing multiple deficiencies in the Hospital's conduct.
Sophomore Anthony Vitarelli, currently treasurer of Campus Council, was elected president of the organization for the 2003-2004 academic year at its general body meeting Thursday night.
The University will award honorary degrees during May 11 commencement exercises to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan; U.S. Navy Admiral Frank "Skip" Bowman; artist, author and feminist Judy Chicago; physician-scientist Dr. Richard Klausner; and dance leader Charles Reinhart, President Nan Keohane announced Wednesday.
The No. 1 women's (16-2) tennis team was narrowly upset by No. 5 Florida (17-2) yesterday in Gainsville, Fl., by a score of 4-3.
Tuesday vigil to recognize troops
The women's lacrosse team extended its winning streak to five with a convincing, 14-11 win over Georgetown, the defending national runners-up. The Blue Devils toppled their hosts, the third-ranked Hoyas, on the strength of a well-balanced, well-spread out team effort.
On the strength of sophomore Saras Arasu's 6-4, 7-6 victory at No. 3 singles, the No. 4 women's tennis team continued its dominance of ranked opponents with a 4-3 squeaker over No. 10 Tennessee Sunday. The win marks the Blue Devils' ninth consecutive victory over the Volunteers, dating back to 1990.
Based on a March 6 on-site evaluation initiated by complaints stemming from the Jesica Santillan case, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations has downgraded Duke Hospital's accreditation status from "Accreditation with Full Standards Compliance" to "Accreditation with Requirements for Improvement."
Students charged after concert
When Georgetown's Jordan Vettoretti put a point blank shot into the back of the net in overtime, it marked another disappointment for the men's lacrosse team. No. 5 Georgetown (5-0) defeated eighth-ranked Duke (6-3) 6-5 Sunday at Harbin Field in Washington D.C.
Sanford receives $1 million
The No. 4 women's tennis team crushed eight-ranked North Carolina 6-1 Thursday, improving to 15-1 overall and 2-0 in the ACC. The win was the second of the season for the Blue Devils over the Tar Heels - Duke also beat UNC en route to winning the ITA indoor tennis championship in February.
The eighth-ranked Blue Devils (6-2, 0-2 in the ACC) were downed 14-9 by No. 13 UNC (4-2, 1-0) yesterday in Chapel Hill. Duke dropped its second straight to the Tar Heels, who have won three consecutive games, along with its second conference game of the season.
After going 3-3 over spring break, the baseball team lost 2-1 to Oklahoma State Monday afternoon at historic Jack Coombs Field.
Tifft wins award, will deliver lecture