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  1. Kristina Smith focuses on campus affordability in campaign for DSG presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 5 | The Chronicle

    She hopes to make use of her greatest asset-her active listening skills-to create concrete policy and action on behalf of the student body. Smith said she aims to broaden the reach of Duke students, both locally and around the world, and to change unhealthy parts of campus culture.


  2. How DSG presidential Kristina Smith would handle a Stephen Miller campus visit and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 5 | The Chronicle

    Editor's note about the debate format: Each candidate had 90 seconds to introduce themselves and give an opening statement. Then, we asked each candidate three candidate-specific questions, with one minute to respond to each.


  3. Fix my parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | The Chronicle

    For the past several weeks, the Duke Facebook group "Fix My Campus" has been flooded with complaints from undergraduates lamenting the injustice of the current parking system. The complaints range from multiple tickets being issued on one day for the same offense to encroachment tickets for parking on fainted lines.


  4. As rent rises on Ninth Street, mainstay shops find it harder and harder to get byRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | The Chronicle

    A few minutes after 6 p.m., Donna Frederick turned the hanging sign on the front door to closed as she locked up the toy shop. The rhythmic beat of landing jumps from the dance studio above drummed through the ceiling.


  5. Duke student body: Where is Durham?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | The Chronicle

    I grew up in in a beautiful North Carolina public school district with great teachers and enough chairs and tables for most of the class to sit on any given day. My mom became an assistant principal in the early 1990s at in Durham, and reminded me often of my great fortune.


  6. Senior's photography exhibit represents blackness in Durham and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | The Chronicle

    On Jan. 15, senior Evan Nicole Bell opened her first solo photography exhibit: "black." From a conversation with a client at a local barbershop to a usual day in Durham with a friend, stories of black Americans come to life through photographs in her exhibition, which is on display in the Bryan Center's Louise Jones Brown Gallery.


  7. Finding solace in thai sweet coconut chiliRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | The Chronicle

    I tell you this not only because I'm still a little bit bitter, but also because it wasn't a surprise to me at all. I had watched at least a dozen prior speeches to figure out what I had to do to get noticed by the selection committee.


  8. 's guide to voting in DurhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | The Chronicle

    It's Election Day in Durham! Voters across the city will be heading to the polls to participate in the municipal elections. Steve Schewel, Trinity '73 and a professor of public policy at Duke, and Farad Ali, a former city council member, are facing off in the first seriously contested mayoral race in Durham in years.


  9. Despite fewer total campaign contributions, Schewel outpaces Ali with Duke employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | The Chronicle

    The Chronicle examined the political committee disclosure reports on the county board of elections website to understand how the candidates' fundraising has been influenced by Duke-affiliated employees. Such employees include donors listed on the disclosure as working on the University's faculty, staff or medical center.


  10. Mayoral candidates Ali, Schewel talk gentrification, Duke's role in Durham at on-campus eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | The Chronicle

    In a roundtable discussion, the two candidates shared their visions for the city of Durham and how Duke students can engage themselves in Durham's culture of "positive activism." The event, which was sponsored by Duke Democrats, offered students a chance to ask both Ali, a business consultant and former city council member, and Schewel, Trinity '73 and a member on the Durham City Council, questions in a more informal setting compared to past roundtables held before the Oct. 10 primaries.


  11. Putting Durham firstRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2017 | The Chronicle

    Even if the race has not been as hot a topic on campus as it has been in the rest of Bull City, this election represents an important turning point for the future direction of Durham. Consequently, Duke students should be motivated to exercise their civic duty as Durham residents.


  12. At 20 years old, Yep Roc has found a home in HillsboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | The Chronicle

    To an outsider, it would seem that Hillsborough has experienced something of a musical renaissance in the last few years. Yep Roc Records, which celebrates its 20th birthday with the Yep Roc 20 festival next weekend, moved to the Orange County town in 2012.


  13. 'Gentrification is not a myth, it's really happening'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | The Chronicle

    When David Steinbrenner was growing up in Mesa, Arizona, houses with front porches were a luxury. So when he purchased his first house-a brand-new, three-bedroom property in Durham's newly-revitalized Southside neighborhood-its sweeping front porch excited him most.


  14. 's guide to Durham city council electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | The Chronicle

    There are three Durham City Council seats up for grabs in the local election, and the upcoming primary will filter the field of candidates down for the Nov. 7 general election. In Durham's non-partisan primary system, the two candidates with the most votes in each race on election day Oct. 10 will move on to the general election.


  15. Durham mayoral candidate Pierce Freelon wants to bring in 'new blood, 'new ideas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | The Chronicle

    As one of Durham's six mayoral candidates, Pierce Freelon sees himself as a bridge builder between generations and as an advocate for intersectional growth. Born and raised in Durham, Freelon has had numerous involvements with the local and regional community, such as teaching courses at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, founding Blackspace, a digital maker space for people to learn about music, and serving on local boards such as the North Carolina Arts Council.


  16. Shea Ramirez highlights youth in her bid for Durham's next mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | The Chronicle

    Shea Ramirez holds many positions-she's a tax preparer, an owner of a model and talent agency, a founder of a nonprofit and a mother of six teenage daughters. Now, she has her eye on Durham's mayoral seat.


  17. Durham mayoral candidates discuss engaging college students at Thursday forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | The Chronicle

    Four Durham mayoral candidates offered ideas on how to boost civic engagement amongst local college students at a candidate forum Thursday. The mayoral hopefuls included Farad Ali, a business consultant and former city council member, Shea Ramirez, a tax preparer and entrepreneur, Steve Schewel, a Durham county commissioner and Sanford School of Public Policy professor, and Reverend Sylvester Williams.


  18. Durham Public Schools bans Confederate, Nazi symbols in dress codeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | The Chronicle

    Last Thursday, the Durham Public Schools Board voted unanimously to ban representation of the Confederate flag, Ku Klux Klan and Nazi swastika from its dress code. In addition to banning the racist attire, the seven members of the board decided to strip the name of city philanthropist Julian Shakespeare Carr from the Durham School of the Arts middle school building, citing Carr's historical support of white supremacy.


  19. DSG funds transportation to mayoral forum at second meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Chronicle

    At its second meeting of the year, Duke Student Government Senate passed legislation to help students pay attention to local politics-without paying out of their pockets. Senate unanimously approved a budgetary statute that will allocate $500 for 25 Uber Event Round Trip passes for students to attend an upcoming Durham mayoral election forum.


  20. 's guide to Durham municipal electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | The Chronicle

    Durham is due for a change in leadership this year, with Mayor Bill Bell not running for reelection and three city council seats up for grabs. As the early voting period approaches, students may wonder how to vote or question whether it's even worth their time.


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