50 Duke U. Student Orgs Call for Abolishing Campus Police Department

Students at Duke University are calling on administrators to abolish the campus police department, which they argue has its roots in “slave patrols.” 50 student organizations representing almost 1,000 students and faculty signed onto a petition in support of the movement to abolish the Duke police department.

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UCLA, Duke Join Growing List of Coronavirus Campus Closures

Universities around the country announced this week that they are shutting down their campuses in response to the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, including UCLA and Duke. Some universities have told students that they should not return to campus for the rest of the semester.

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Trump Admin Tells UNC, Duke to Revise Islam Program or Lose Taxpayer Funds

The Trump administration is calling on the University of North Carolina (UNC) and Duke University to revise their joint Middle Eastern studies program or lose taxpayer funding. According to the Department of Education, the program offers very few, “if any,” programs focused on the historic discrimination against religious minorities in the Middle East, and lacks balance, focusing on the “positive aspects of Islam” while having an “absolute absence” of a similar focus on the positive aspects of Christianity and Judaism.

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North Carolina: UNC vs. Duke Hoops for Top Student-Athlete

Grayson Allen led Duke to the national basketball title and ranks as the top returning player. Megan Buckingham leads the greatest college sports program in history (UNC women’s soccer). The greatest upset unfolded on the Big Ten Network eight years ago when Appalachian State shocked the world.


Bobby Hurley Would Be Right Man for DePaul

Back to the drawing board. DePaul basketball finds itself in a familiar unenviable situation once again. The Blue Demons are looking for a head coach. After five losing years at the helm, Oliver Purnell has resigned and left a big opening at the Big East school.

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