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Pink tarps, spray paint and pinatas: A walk through K-Ville during the 2024 Duke men's basketball tenting season

(03/06/24 5:37am)

Between the months of January and March every year, two patches of grass in Duke’s athletic quarter fill up with tents occupied by undergraduate students camping out for tickets to the men’s basketball game against hated rival North Carolina at Cameron Indoor Stadium.


Sportswrap: Men's basketball grabs pair of 25-point wins, women's basketball narrowly falls at North Carolina

(03/04/24 8:30pm)

Sportswrap is your one-stop shop for everything Duke athletics, where we’ll recap how each of Duke’s sports currently in competition performed over the last week and give a brief look ahead. Here’s our recap for the week of Feb. 26-March 2:


No. 12 Duke baseball drops its first game, but takes series against Akron on Santucci master class

(03/04/24 4:50pm)

The college baseball season is extremely long, and seeing mid-major schools take a game from top-ranked teams is relatively common. The best teams, though, are always able to flush such losses and move forward, not letting the upset hinder the remainder of the weekend. The Blue Devils did just that against Akron.







The 2024 Oscars: Who is going to win v. Who should win

(03/05/24 7:38pm)

The Academy has faced an uphill battle this century: consistently plummeting Oscars TV ratings, box office stagnation, besides the MCU (and even that has slowed), and the challenge of incorporating streaming giants, such as Netflix, as legitimate studios. Since “The Slap,” however, ratings have been on the rise. Is this tabloid-y interest, or is film again becoming the cornerstone of American culture? What do this year’s major award nominees tell us about the future of film and the Academy?






HEEL KICKED: Duke women’s basketball falls just short in comeback bid, drops finale at North Carolina

(03/03/24 10:58pm)

CHAPEL HILL— Senior Day is supposed to be a time for celebration, honoring the legacy of players who have been cornerstones of a program for the past four or more years. For stars Deja Kelly and Alyssa Ustby and the remainder of the North Carolina senior class, their last memory at home will be beating their rival.  


The curriculum isn't the problem

(03/04/24 5:00am)

You can’t force students to be intellectually curious. Regardless of Trinity's requirements, Duke students will — if they so desire — find ways of gamifying, bending the rules and cheapening the intentions set out by the administration. To address this, we must recognize that all students exist on a spectrum from only wanting a degree to learning for the sake of it and that most of us land somewhere in between.





Virginia's brand is forcing opponents to play uncomfortable. No. 10 Duke men's basketball flipped that script Saturday

(03/03/24 4:40pm)

Over the past 10 or so years, Virginia has been the last team you would expect to have an everything-goes-according-to-plan kind of game against. Not just fortunately, but by design, No. 10 Duke crafted one of those nights with a 73-48 win Saturday.