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Students got more information Friday on Duke's plan to test for coronavirus.

Students, faculty find new ways to manage pandemic stress and improve mental health

From physical activity to time with family, students and faculty have found new ways to relieve the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mounting stress and increasingly low motivation have affected Duke community members’ mental health this past year. However, some faculty members and undergraduates said these conditions have slightly improved in the spring.


DSG Senate calls on DUPD to limit cases where it deploys officers, supporting BCAP activism

The Duke Student Government Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution supporting the student Black Coalition Against Policing’s efforts and approved the creation of the Student Advocate’s Office at a brief Wednesday meeting. The resolution seconds BCAP’s demands that the Duke University Police Department issue a written commitment to “not deploy police officers when responding to mental health crises, noise complaints or student disputes.”