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The Duke evolutionary anthropologist and Genius grant recipient is revolutionizing our understanding of the biological connections between health and social status Read more

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Duke’s soon-to-retire executive VP helped kill Durham’s light-rail dreams. But is he really the villain in this play? Read more

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By Elvert Barnes

Members of the WBC came to Duke threatening hellfire. They were scared off by just a few drops of rain. Read more

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Hundreds of newly unearthed emails from Miller to Breitbart in 2015 and 2016 show the future top White House adviser fixated on race and immigration. Read more

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No. 2: No one thought GoTriangle was going to pull it off. Read more

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The court will review President Trump’s decision to end the Obama administration program that protects undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from deportation. Read more

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And how to spend 11 hours near Duke University. Read more



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“We need the city to care about the fact that we exist.” Read more

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John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Jenny Tung, a 37-year-old professor of evolutionary anthropology and biology, has been awarded the MacArthur fellowship, which comes with a $625,000 prize. Read more

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“They did it first” is not a quality argument. Read more



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In August, Sara Leone filed a grievance alleging that she was “subjected to a nonstop, hostile barrage of unethical work practices and verbiage.” Read more

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And other things our readers told us this week. Read more

Letters to the Editor

Soon, Donald Trump’s National Labor Relations Board will likely crush graduate student unions once and for all. Read more

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We have a responsibility to create a community that is a life-giving as possible. What does that look like? Read more

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Photo by Julieta Cervantes

Mavis Staples! Yo La Tengo! Emmylou Harris! Meredith Monk! Lang Lang! We could go on! Read more



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We noticed that the festival's largest stage is down to one show this year, and only two shows take place off Duke's campus. According to ADF, it's a feature, not a bug. Read more



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Our dance and theater critic picks the top five shows where you're sure to find him this summer. Read more



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At UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke, and Wake Forest, black students comprise less than 10 percent of the student body. Read more

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Duke alumna Jen Schradie’s new book argues that conservative activists have an inherent digital advantage. Read more

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    Jade Wilson

    Duke graduate students fought for better stipends. Photography by Jade Wilson.

  • The Durham-Orange Light Rail Is Dead

    Durham County Commissioners voted unanimously to end a regional transportation system two decades in the making.

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    Steve Oliva and Christopher Williams

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    Jonathan Bagg, violist

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    Fred Raimi, cellist