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Lucas Schaefer



The quest for a 4.0

It sounded like the perfect story: Figure out who is ranked first academically in the senior class and find out how they got there.


A Rare Collection

When most students consider Duke's special collections library, they're probably more likely to think Walt Whitman than Wonder Woman--if they know the library even exists.


Column: Fighting preservatives

There is a scandal on this campus. The most vocal self-declared "progressives" and "conservatives" at Duke are actually the exact same people, and no one is saying anything about it.


Who is the Answer Person?

What is the deal with the color patterns on the carpet in Perkins Library? What is the official view of library staff members on sex in the stacks? What is the meaning of life?.


Gothic Myths Demystified

Southgate Dormitory was never an insane asylum, even if freshman and current resident Kate Hansen suggests some of its current residents are a little "bonkers.".


A Celebration Of Culture

The Native American Student Coalition has only three Native American members, but that didn't stop the group from organizing the First Annual Powwow at Duke last Saturday.

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