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More beds on Central Campus

Roughly a thousand new beds for graduate and professional students may make their way onto Central Campus as soon as two years from now, Vice President for Student Affairs Larry Moneta told the...


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DUPD responds to robbery

In the wake of a weekend robbery in the Bryan Center, the Duke University Police Department has vowed to increase its presence on campus and is urging students, faculty and employees to be more...


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The man behind the Affair

Even in old photographs, John Spencer Bassett looks a beat off from the rest of the world, leaning slightly on a garden urn in a shot from 1890 as others sit and stand up straight around him.


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Thompson to transfer

Head men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Monday afternoon that sophomore reserve center Michael Thompson will transfer to another school after the completion of the current semester..


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Mbembe links race and war

Renowned historian and post-colonial theorist Achille Mbembe discussed the relationship between race, mass destruction and the law of warfare in a lecture Monday at the John Hope Franklin Center..


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An Affair to Remember

They pressed their ears up to the grates on the roof, squirming to hear anything from the meeting below. Finally at three a.m.


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Pratt brass try new admissions strategies

The Pratt School of Engineering is stepping up its recruitment efforts--a measure administrators said will help maintain the quality of entering classes when the school starts to expand in Fall 2005.


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Medical library experiences cutbacks

Anticipating a third round of staff layoffs, Duke University Medical Center Library is bracing itself for yet another fiscal year of budget cuts, which translates directly into a smaller library...


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Crime Briefs

Screwdriver-wielding subject arrested An employee reported at 9:49 a.m. Nov. 19 that a suspicious person was looking into vehicles in the parking lots on Research Drive. Officers responded and...


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University reacts to NSB report

University administrators said the National Science Board's latest report, which predicts a national workforce shortage in science and engineering, desribes a problem that must be addressed at all...