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Vaccine timelines vary at Duke's peer schools

While many members of the Duke community are beginning to receive their COVID-19 vaccinations, the distribution timelines of Duke’s peer institutions are widely varied. On one end of the spectrum, schools such as Yale University are anticipating that every member of the student body will have the opportunity to be vaccinated by the end of the spring semester. On the other end, Cornell University is struggling to provide access to its student workers. 


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A day of surprise and heartbreak: Weeks later, students look back on Capitol insurrection

On Jan. 6, Americans watched as rioters stormed the Capitol building. The insurgents broke into legislative offices and the Senate floor to disrupt the certification of the 2020 election results, which ultimately confirmed President Joe Biden’s victory. Having watched these events unfold from all over the world, Duke students expressed their thoughts on the riots. 


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Survivors of Greensboro Massacre recall its impact, their paths to activism

Survivors of the 1979 Greensboro Massacre spoke about their experiences at Duke as inspiration for their activism during a Tuesday event hosted by the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities and History of Medicine. Rosalyn Pelles, former executive director of the North Carolina NAACP, moderated the talk, titled “Remembering a 1979 Moral Moment: Medical Activists, Racial Justice and Confronting the KKK”.