Many people worried that the University’s national standing would suffer as a result of the lacrosse case, but a decade later those fears have proved largely unfounded, according to University officials. Although many administrators urged caution in assuming that the University would suffer in any way as a result of the perceived scandal, others predicted drastic declines to come in the support provided to the University.
The first of two Thursday events featuring activist and educator DeRay Mckesson focused on the tensions and similarities between the current Black Lives Matter movement and the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 60s.
The Chronicle’s Carleigh Stiehm sat down with BSA President Henry Washington, a junior, to talk about what Mckesson can bring to the Duke community. All students are encouraged to attend these talks, as well as all events that BSA hosts, Washington said.
Which came first, the doughnut or the living wage? For two of Durham’s favorite bakeries you can’t have one without the other. Monuts Donuts and Rise Biscuits and Donuts are two of the nearly 70 local businesses that have become certified as Durham living wage employers. When the Durham Living Wage Project launched last March, with 13 nonprofits and 29 companies signed on as certified.
As Towerview saw this month, the role of Duke Student Government president has effects beyond its one year term. Here, take a look at how the past five presidents view their time in office—and see how well their campaign videos have held up.
The Chronicle: Can you describe the role that you and your company played in producing EVEREST? John Doherty: Cross Creek Pictures is a production and finance company.