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Ways to commemorate and pay it forward on MLK Day in Durham

(01/12/23 2:32am)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Jan. 16 is a national day of service, designated to encourage Americans to take action and volunteer to improve their communities. The Chronicle has compiled a list of ways to volunteer at Duke and Durham this upcoming weekend to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Letter: Tribute to Coach Al Buehler

(01/11/23 1:14am)

Albert George "Coach" Buehler was a University of Maryland track star, legendary coach and professor at Duke University. A three-time member of the U.S. Olympic track and field coaching staff, Coach made prolific contributions to the sport and classroom, reuniting frequently with his former student athletes until his death on January 5, 2023 at The Forest at Duke Retirement Community in Durham, NC.

Some non-Greek selective living groups going ahead with spring recruitment amid Duke ban, will return to rushing first-years

(01/11/23 1:34am)

In spite of Duke’s ban on recruitment events for the year, some non-Greek selective living groups will still be holding rush this spring. The groups also announced that they will begin rushing first-years again — the first time since Duke limited rush to sophomores, juniors and seniors in 2021. 

Former Duke track and field, cross country head coach Al Buehler dies at 92

(01/10/23 10:49pm)

Longtime Duke track and field head and cross country coach Al Buehler died Jan. 5 at 92 years old at The Forest at Duke Retirement Community, his family announced Tuesday. A member of the Duke Athletics Hall of Fame and a larger-than-life figure in Blue Devil history, Buehler spent 45 years at the school from 1955-2000.

Durham moves into ‘high risk’ COVID-19 classification, Duke classroom mask mandate to return if level remains high

(01/09/23 7:03pm)

Durham is seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases and has been moved into the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “high risk” classification. If Durham remains high risk for two consecutive weeks, Duke will return to mandatory masking in classrooms until the risk level drops, according to an email sent to students, faculty and staff from Duke administrators on Monday afternoon. 

Duke men's tennis 2023 season preview

(01/09/23 1:17pm)

Duke enters 2023 looking to build on a strong 2022 season that included an impressive 17-9 overall record and a stellar 11-3 record at home. The Blue Devils have now been rewarded for this success with a top-20 ITA preseason ranking. What’s more, the team has retained most of its talent from last year. Of the student-athletes who competed in Duke’s final dual match of 2022 against Tennessee, only Sean Sculley and Edu Guell will not be returning this season.