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The Karsh Alumni and Visitors Center, opened in 2019 as a gathering spot for prospective students and visiting alumni, has become a polling place and then a COVID-19 vaccination site.
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From polling place to vaccination site, the Karsh alumni building has taken on new and unforseen roles

After the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and the cancellation of in-person campus tours and events, the Karsh building could no longer fulfill its intended purpose. But devoid of students and alumni, Karsh gained a new role, becoming a multifunctional empty space. In the past few months, the building has morphed from an early voting center in the 2020 election to a vaccination site for the Durham community. 


Students in Hollows Quad have put up window signs during the pandemic, but Duke has rules in place regarding what students can display in their windows.
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'It’s just a word': Students criticize 'censorship' of dorm window signs

The students living in Hollows Quad are no strangers to looking outside and noticing passersby taking photos of their dorm room windows—but they can’t put whatever they want there. Hollows A Residence Coordinator Briana Enty told residents in a Sept. 28 email obtained by The Chronicle that although there have not been any issues so far with the windows, there is an expectation that “all signs or flags posted in windows should be approved by the RC before posting.”


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