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In dining and writing, keep Duke's variety alive

(02/21/22 5:00am)

Sorry kids -- that fine dining you have come to expect from WU is on its way OUT. Who cares if Duke dining is ranked number one? Everything is scrapped. Vegetarian? Better buck up! Vegan? Yeah, you are screwed. Carnivores, you aren’t immune either. Eat up now because next year Duke’s premier, highly touted dining program is being completely revamped. But fear not. We are sure the new one-entree-only approach is far superior to the current array of global, mouthwatering offerings that tempt palettes and lure kids into being well fed and social. We are very sorry we cannot share why we are making these changes - you just have to trust us that this is the right decision for all of you. Bon appetite you filthy animals! You may all eat cake, but only one kind, vanilla.  

Duke women's golf 2022 season preview

(02/20/22 3:23pm)

2021 was another ho-hum year for head coach Dan Brooks and company, as Gina Kim was the ACC individual medalist, Duke won the ACC team title and the program reached the NCAA semifinals out in Arizona. But heading into this campaign, things are different for the Blue Devils. Longtime stalwarts Kim and Jaravee Boonchant have turned pro, leaving juniors Erica Shepherd and Megan Furtney as the most experienced members of the program. Losing Kim and Boonchant—the former of whom announced her decision to move on to the LPGA just last month—will surely bring about challenges in the early portion of the season. But the early returns this semester have still been promising, despite some iffy weather in January. 

Five observations from Duke men's basketball's first half against Florida State

(02/20/22 12:04am)

Coming off a thrilling 76-74 win against Wake Forest, Duke engaged in a back-and-forth first 20 minutes against Florida State Saturday. The Seminoles got off to a hot start from the field, but Duke got it going at the end of the half to take a 52-41 lead into the break. Here are five observations from the action so far.

Three points: Momentum, an improved Banchero key as Duke men's basketball looks to get revenge against Florida State

(02/18/22 5:48pm)

Fresh off a nerve-racking last-second win against Wake Forest, the Blue Devils welcome Florida State into town for a rematch as Duke aims to rebound from a poor showing in its penultimate home game of the season. The Blue Zone has the three keys to the game for the Blue Devils:

Column: Loss to Virginia final straw in lost season for Duke women’s basketball

(02/18/22 6:19am)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.—The optimism was unbridled after Duke upset No. 9 Iowa more than three months ago. Sure, the Hawkeyes were coming off of a COVID pause, but their stars had still combined for 43 points and didn’t look too out-of-place. The Cameron Crazies were as fervent as they’d been in two years.

Performances, fundraisers and bath bombs: Duke’s student service groups get creative to help the community

(02/18/22 4:31am)

From performing the Charlie Brown theme song at a nursing home to helping middle schoolers make DNA structures out of clay, Duke is home to many different student service groups in a variety of categories.