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Failing the 48 percent

Rates of sexual assault that are this high at a school that purportedly prides itself on representing a safe, diverse community, speak volumes about how poorly we reconcile our own complicit involvement on the matter. 

The Durham-Orange Light Rail Line, proposed in 2013, will extend 17.1 miles, spanning from Chapel Hill through Durham.

Letter: Durham needs a partner in Duke

As chair of the Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization, which coordinates transportation planning in the western Triangle, I have the privilege of working with leaders of Durham and other local governments to plan the region’s transportation investments.


A $73,513 education

The fact that current and past administrators are unsure of Duke’s ability managing an increase in both financial aid and tuition should merit concern.  


My obsession with the president's daughter

While chugging down a handle of Aristocrat on a Saturday night, it is easy to feel somewhat grateful that, unlike Malia Obama, for the ordinary Duke student, documentation of their Shooter’s bathroom blackout will most likely be limited to snapchats among class friends, and not the Daily Mail.