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David Graham




Last week, while desperately seeking distraction from work, I was delighted to see the Duke Senior Survey appear in my inbox, procrastination manna from heaven-or at least the provost's office. I...


Finances headline State of Uni. address

President Richard Brodhead used his annual "State of the University" speech Saturday to reassure returning alumni about the University's ability to cope with the economic downturn. Speaking to a...



This isn't officially my last issue of recess; that's technically next week, but in practice, I'll probably be hunkered down frantically finishing my thesis, abandoning all the real work to Andrew...


bela fleck and friends

Bela Fleck has something of the Midas touch about him. Whether he's playing newgrass or jazz fusion, classical concerti or jam-band vamps, Fleck has a penchant for garnering the applause of critics...


zakir hussain

Tell me about winning your second Grammy last month. That's fun. It's a humbling experience to be told, 'Keep on, you're on the right track.' When I won the first one [in 1992] it was the first...

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