13 episodes

Weekly news on Duke and Durham, direct from Chronicle reporters and newsmakers.

DukeWeek The Duke Chronicle

    • News
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Weekly news on Duke and Durham, direct from Chronicle reporters and newsmakers.

    Could Men's and Women's Soccer Win Their NCAA Tournaments?

    Could Men's and Women's Soccer Win Their NCAA Tournaments?

    It’s a bad week to be a turkey, but a good one to be a Duke soccer player. Duke’s men’s and women’s soccer teams both won flashy victories in this Sunday in the second round of the NCAA tournament. How good are these teams, and could they win the championship? Sports reporter and Blue Zone Editor Sasha Richie takes a look at our soccer teams’ wins and the road ahead.
    Evictions are “alive and well” after a national moratorium ended, says guest Jesse McCoy, the Duke Law Civil Justice Clinic’s supervising attorney. Fortunately, Durham is well prepared and faring better than other counties across the state. What does eviction in Durham look like right now, and where is it headed?
    The new QuadEx housing system is set to transform the undergraduate experience next fall. Features Managing Editor Katie Tan went to the first information session on the incoming policy to learn more about it. What’s going to change, and how do students feel about the dramatic housing makeover?
    So can we just call the semester off here?
    Host and producer: Jake Sheridan
    Graphic designer: May Fu
    November 23, 2021.

    • 13 min
    Are new climate agreements enough? A Duke climate scientist reflects

    Are new climate agreements enough? A Duke climate scientist reflects

    Drew Shindell, Nicholas distinguished professor of earth science, talks about his work on climate science and the agreements nations made at the COP26 summit to try to limit climate change.

    Features Managing Editor Katie Tan discusses the history of housing inequality in Durham, and staff reporter Adway Wadekar breaks down which Duke employees make the most money.

    • 12 min
    Duke Basketball Preview: Coach K’s Last Year

    Duke Basketball Preview: Coach K’s Last Year

    Duke Basketball is back! The men’s team kicks off their season — Coach K’s last — with a season opener against the 10th-ranked University of Kentucky Wildcats on Tuesday. The women’s team starts their’s with a game against Winthrop.
    Chronicle Sports Editor Jake Piazza comes on to tell us what to expect from the Blue Devils, what new players will be stars and how he thinks the season will go.
    Then, Durham County Commissioner Nida Allam talks about her campaign for U.S. Congress. She entered the race to fill the House seat soon to be vacated by David Price on Monday. Hear why she's running and what she hopes to accomplish.
    After that, Chronicle Managing Editor Nadia Bey joins us to share details about a plan to revamp the Trinity curriculum. What could change and when might changes come?
    Clear heart, blue face, can't lose. Go Duke!
    Host and producer: Jake Sheridan 
    Graphic designer: May Fu
    November 10, 2021. 

    • 12 min
    Duke Immerse students lose items worth thousands in theft

    Duke Immerse students lose items worth thousands in theft

    Items worth more than $20,000 were stolen from students in a Duke Immerse program during a trip to Oakland, Calif. ]

    Identity groups leaders say they were left out of the decision to move the Career Center to Bryan Center office space, and that the office should become dedicated space for marginalized students. 

    Keith Upchurch discusses how he and his dog, Nugget, have seen campus change since March 2020.

    Host and producer: Matthew Griffin

    Graphic designer: May Fu

    November 2, 2021.

    • 13 min
    The Duke endowment shot up 56% this year. What does that mean for students?

    The Duke endowment shot up 56% this year. What does that mean for students?

    The Duke endowment grew 56% in the last year. Whose behind the endowment, why did it go up, and what does that mean for Duke? Reporter Gautam Sirdeshmukh breaks down the endowment’s big jump. COVID cases are way down here at Duke. Only 11 students and 3 faculty members tested positive last week. The numbers have trended down and stayed low since the outbreak we saw early in the semester. Duke Vice President of Adminstration Kyle Cavanaugh joins us to talk about how COVID is trending at Duke and which coronavirus-restrictions could go away next. Election Day for Durham mayor and three city council seats is only a week away. When it comes to learning about candidates, the Chronicle’s got you covered. Reporter Ayra Charania shares with us what she heard at a candidates forum for Durham’s Nov. 2 municipal election.
    What’s your Halloween costume?!?
    Host and producer: Jake Sheridan
    Graphic designer: May Fu
    October 25, 2021.

    • 13 min
    Was a Duke heiress a murderer?

    Was a Duke heiress a murderer?

    In 1966, billionaire tobacco heiress Doris Duke ran over and killed one of her employees. Now, a new book and a new eyewitness argue the death was no accident. Reporter Sana Pashankar discusses the story.

    Then, the co-editor of North Carolina Central University's student newspaper talks about NCCU campus life this fall. Chronicle Recess Editor Tessa Delgo gives an overview of what's going on in the arts at Duke.

    Host and producer: Matthew Griffin

    Graphic designer: May Fu

    October 19, 2021.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

ChelsMars22 ,

A Must for the Duke Insider!

The Chronicle is really stepping up their game with this podcast. It is so professional and informative.

Top Podcasts In News

You Might Also Like