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Nate Freeman




Every time I’ve gone for a meal at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club I’ve walked out with one of their pens.

Steven Galanis, in his four years at Duke, has transformed Spartan Entertainment into the dominant force in nightlife during the post-Lacrosse era of Duke’s social scene.

The Mayor of Main Street

Over the last four years, senior Steven Galanis, the co-founder of Spartan Entertainment, has held court over Duke in Durham nightlife. How has Spartan seized the social scene?


Up In Smoke

Durham is a city built largely on the tobacco fortune of Washington Duke, the namesake of this University. But for the last month, smoking has been banned in public places in North Carolina.


Ultraviolent Jane Austen mayhem

Like many people, I tend to find most classic 19th-century British novels stuffy and a tad boring—interesting social critiques, at times, but often too preoccupied with the disconnects that arise...


Whom Andy Warhol shot

Thursday morning, I escaped that awful bitter cold and rain-specked, tree-whipping wind by walking into the lobby of the Nasher Museum of Art, happily ensconced in its warmth and marble whiteness,...

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