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Madeleine Berger is a Trinity sophomore and the local & national news editor of The Chronicle's 117th volume.


Guided study breaks are one way for students to access the Duke Gardens, which are mostly closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gardens to reopen to public June 1

The Sarah P. Duke Gardens will begin Phase 2 of their reopening on June 1, which will allow access to non-Duke affiliated visitors. Phase 1 began in April and will remain in place through May, but timed tickets will no longer be required for Duke affiliates.


NCCU students face a changed school year during the pandemic

Similar to Duke’s, policies at North Carolina Central University, a historically Black university in Durham, include a large reduction in the number of in-person classes and restrictions on capacity at all campus facilities. Students are also tested for COVID-19 twice upon arrival to campus and on a rolling basis throughout the semester. Temperature checks are conducted at entrances of various buildings.  

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