Duke University

As students return to campus, they are encouraged to mask up, amid an expected rise in cases of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.

  A new report from Duke University says attending church often can lead to weight gain, particularly among black men. Research from Duke’s Samuel DuBois Cook Center for Social Equity shows black men who attended church almost daily were almost three times more likely to be obese than those who rarely or never attend. The […]

  Get ready for a new shoe as Duke standout and first round draft pick Zion Williamson joins Nike’s Jordan Brand family. You may remember the mishap where Zion hurt his knee after the exploding shoe (Nike) during a game.  It seems that all is forgiven as Williamson has now agreed to endorse Nike’s Jordan […]

  Duke Chapel reopened yesterday after a 366-day restoration project.  The goal was to make the beautiful yet deteriorating Chapel a safer place to visit. Crews replaced damaged mortar from the limestone on the ceiling. Pews were also refinished and a new air conditioning system was installed. The goal was for everything to look the same […]

Negotiations are at a standstill between Duke University and student protesters. The university official at the center of the controversy apologized for his misconduct. The students call it a small victory, but just one step toward resolving the bigger issues.

University police said that Monday morning in Durham a Duke University student was robbed at gunpoint It happened around 1 a.m. near the intersection of Wannamaker Drive and Chapel Drive. The student told officials that two people approached, pulled out handguns. And took personal items then took off in a red truck or SUV. The […]

Duke University last research and economic forecast show a surge in hiring.  The U.S. unemployment rate is below 4 percen;  something that hasn’t been seen since 2000. Companies are gearing up for business growth in the new year and possibly an increase in wages which are expected to climb 2.9%. Read more at WRAL.

    Last month a noose was spotted hanging from a tree outside the Bryan Center on the campus on Duke University. The student who was responsible for the incident has issued a written letter of apology to the campus and students. The student wrote: “Through my lack of cultural awareness and joking personality, I ended […]

A Person County resident of Timberlake has tested negative for the Ebola Virus at Duke hospital, but will remain in isolation until the 2nd test in 72 hours. Text “LIGHT” To 37890 for your chance at ticket giveaways and news before anyone else!…Standard Messaging Rates Apply A person traveling from Liberia took a bud from […]

A new study released by Duke University has found that acceptance of homosexual members in Black protestant churches has recently surged.  The percentage of churches…