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Claire Ballentine



Duke Dining: Best in the nation because of outside, local vendors?

But what are these partnerships actually like and what challenges arise from working with independent restaurateurs instead of Duke employees?  And more importantly, at a time when universities are steadily increasing tuition and the public is calling for colleges to spend more on financial aid, how much value should schools really place on their dining?

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Students will vote for either Ganguly (left), Hardee (middle) or Dellinger (right) during elections Tuesday and Wednesday. 

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