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Faculty say they oppose reduction

Professors engaged in a lively discussion on faculty growth at Thursday's meeting of the Arts and Sciences Council, eventually passing a resolution against cutting the size of the faculty.


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Campus Council tables safety plan

Campus Council tabled a controversial resolution concerning on-campus safety and sexual assault at its meeting Thursday night, hoping to give students another week to express their opinions on the...


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From concept to reality

Whether they initiate a club for scuba diving enthusiasts or an organization lobbying for the legalization of marijuana, Duke students have developed a reputation for starting new clubs--so much...


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Nixon forum incites fans, critics

Thirty years after he left the White House, one of Duke's most infamous alumni--former President Richard Nixon, Law '37--was resurrected in a panel discussion that included both his staunchest...


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Conference to look at bullying

Enduring harassment from the school bully may seem like just another undesirable experience that goes along with growing up, but some experts point to more serious impacts later in life that make...


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Professor speaks on sexual assault

In an informal talk Wednesday, Charlotte Pierce-Baker, associate research professor of women's studies and author of Surviving the Silence: Black Women's Stories of Rape, stressed the importance of...


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Task force to examine funding system

As students and administrators consider the University's capacity to support a growing number of clubs and organizations, Duke Student Government has created a task force to examine the underlying...


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Nurse claims bias in firing

A former nurse has accused Duke University Hospital of firing her because of her support of unionization, just months after another nurse sued the Hospital for the same grievance.


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University considers limiting groups

Duke's admissions office has long attempted to sell the University to prospective students as a place where starting a club is as easy as walking into the Duke Student Government office and...


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Chafe calls faculty cuts overstated

Eliminating 50 faculty positions over the next five years is a worst-case scenario for dealing with a projected Arts and Sciences budget deficit, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences William...


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Minority presence on West increases

The percentage of black and Asian or Asian-American students living on West Campus increased predictably since last year, the Office of Residential Life and Housing Services reported in annual...


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Empowering Feminists

"Feminists--both women and men, girls and boys--are the majority, but this majority must be empowered," proclaims the website of the Feminist Majority Foundation.