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(6 hours ago)
There’s no lack of sports participation affiliated with Duke – the men’s basketball program is widely considered one of the greatest in collegiate history. The Blue Devils recognize the importance of the basketball culture and have frequently attempted to leverage the team’s success to benefit the football program. In the 90s, for example, the Duke president at the time coined the term “Wade Wackos” to describe the student section for Wallace Wade Stadium, attempting to borrow the alliteration used in the more iconic Cameron Crazies. “Everytime We Touch” by Cascada, a tune largely tied to men’s basketball, plays at football games with hopes of bringing similar intensity and excitement.
Duke and Durham community members met 12 Durham City Council and mayoral candidates Wednesday evening.
The Duke Program in American Grand Strategy hosted a panel about the changing landscape of college sports and the role sports play in the United States’ foreign diplomacy, as part of the Ambassador Dave and Kay Phillips Family International Lecture Series Thursday evening.
If its Week 1 win against then-No. 9 Clemson was the official start of the ‘Elko Era’ in Durham, Saturday’s matchup against No. 11 Notre Dame has the potential to be Duke’s declaration as a national contender. However, to be a contender they have to beat a contender, and the Fighting Irish will challenge the Blue Devils in every facet of the game.
(20 hours ago)
As Duke looks to keep its undefeated streak alive against Notre Dame, the Blue Zone is here with a key player on each team to keep an eye on:
I have a confession to make. I didn’t wear concealer to class today, and somehow, I haven’t spontaneously combusted yet. I know that doesn’t sound revolutionary, but for me it is.
When was the last time you took a ride on public transportation at Duke?
In a transcript otherwise lined with intro psychology and econometrics classes, you would see some rather lovely classes I took; occasionally choosing buildings decorated with covers of books and posters of movies over the usual sleeker decor choices and flyers for consulting recruitment. The creative nonfiction class from freshman spring. A satire house course. A class about photography and American towns that I occasionally move around on my planner in DukeHub.
On Tuesday, the announcement of Duke's full ACC schedule seemed to be the conclusion of the months-long saga regarding who the Blue Devils would play in 2023-24, and when.
It’s official: Ken Jeong, Trinity ‘90, will be the celebrity guest picker Saturday on ESPN’s College GameDay. Jeong will submit his pick for the contest between the 17th-ranked Blue Devils and 11th-ranked Fighting Irish live on air while surrounded by a crowd of Duke fans on Abele Quad.
Duke Student Government senators met Wednesday to confirm changes to Krzyzewskiville gameday policies, present a new alumni connection program and listen to a presentation on risk management.
Duke’s two largest student-led sexual assault prevention organizations are merging into one.
(19 hours ago)
Duke Cinematic Arts’ film screening program Screen/Society screened “Walk Up” at the Rubenstein Arts Center Sept. 22. More information about Screen/Society’s upcoming programming can be found here.
In its last outing, Duke proved that its early season successes are portable, as the Blue Devils traveled up to East Hartford, Conn., for their first road test of the season, promptly decimating UConn 41-7 to improve to 4-0 on the season. Head coach Mike Elko’s squad continues to garner national media attention, as Duke slots in at No. 17 in this week’s AP poll. On Saturday, the Blue Devils will be faced with their toughest test yet, as College GameDay will come to town to watch them host No. 11 Notre Dame.
(12 hours ago)
The 17th-ranked Blue Devils will look to stay undefeated against No. 11 Notre Dame at Wallace Wade Stadium Saturday night. The Blue Zone outlines three keys to a Duke victory:
While No. 17 Duke football is just days away from a key matchup against No. 11 Notre Dame, some former Blue Devils are making a splash in the pros. The Blue Zone highlights alumni competing in the NFL:
Just months after The Loop closed the doors to its on-campus venue, students are already enjoying its replacement.
When dad is out of town, responsibility falls to the oldest brother in the house. With head coach John Kerr off the field for the night, it was up to senior captain Nick Pariano to take care of the team.
In an effort to increase awareness and accessibility in the classroom, a panel of neurodiverse Duke students and alumni spoke to a full room of faculty members about their experiences accessing resources and accommodations on campus.
After a big victory against UConn, Duke football returns home Saturday to take on Notre Dame in its biggest challenge of the 2023 season so far. The Blue Zone is here to break down the Fighting Irish before the primetime kickoff: