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Hail to the chief

City Manager Marcia Conner (right) introduced Durham's new police chief, Douglas Scott, during the City Council's proceedings Thursday.


Employees react to high medical costs

Although this year's health insurance increases for University employees are lower than the national trend, employees have reacted with emotions ranging from understanding to frustration.


Conner picks Scott for chief

Nine months, two rounds of searching, six finalists and multiple domestic abuse allegations later, the city of Durham finally has a new chief of police.


Celebrating faculty governance

Over the last several decades, the Academic Council has participated in many of Duke's defining events, spanning the University's growth into a first-tier research institution.


DSG passes new excuses policy

Giving the Honor Council's dean's excuse policy its first stamp of student approval, Duke Student Government legislators voted 37-15 to support proposed changes Wednesday.