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Katie Tan

Digital Strategy Director

Katie Tan is a Trinity junior and digital strategy director of The Chronicle's 119th volume. She was previously managing editor for Volume 118. 



My leap of faith

When the clock strikes midnight, the realization that my tenure has come to an end will slowly sink in, and I’ll reflect with certainty on how taking that leap of faith was the best decision I have ever made.

Duke dorms in 2017.  

A look at the Greek groups that remain affiliated with Duke, two years later

Some chapters from these Duke-affiliated councils noted financial support and programming convenience as being the main reasons they remain affiliated. They also mentioned that they serve a different role for Duke students than the disaffiliated Greek chapters. At the same time, some haven’t felt that Duke administrators are as enthusiastic about working with them under QuadEx as they claim.

Commencement 19

Duke student Commencement speaker to give ‘brief welcome remarks’ instead of full-length speech starting this year

These changes come nearly a year after The Chronicle reported that the language of the 2022 student Commencement speech, given by Priya Parkash, Trinity ’22, bore striking resemblance to a 2014 Harvard Commencement address. The email, however, did not clarify whether these changes were made in response to last year's speech. 

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