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Disaffiliated fraternities form Durham IFC, start recruiting new members

The newly formed governing body for fraternities that have disaffiliated from Duke began its spring rush process on Sunday. Durham IFC President Will Santee, a junior member of Kappa Alpha Order, said that no organizations should have plans for in-person events and that rush schedule was designed to be completely virtual. Santee added that after recruitment, chapters are also expected to keep everything virtual “or within Duke guidelines.”


 
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'An important step, but we have a lot more work to do': Students, staff reflect on inclusive language and pronouns at Duke

During a largely virtual school year, Duke has moved towards normalizing inclusive language and pronouns for transgender and gender non-conforming members of the Duke community. One recent change allows students to choose their own pronouns in the new version of DukeHub. Additionally, customizable Zoom titles and email signatures have made it easier to learn someone’s pronouns.