Noose Found Hanging from Tree on Duke University Campus

A noose made with yellow rope was found hanging from a tree on the Duke University campus in Durham, North Carolina around 3 a.m. today. In an email to students, Larry Moneta, the school’s Vice President for Student Affairs, wrote, “I can’t begin to describe the disgust and anger I felt, and still feel.” » 4/01/15 9:30am 4/01/15 9:30am

Duke University Fraternity Suspended After Rape Allegation 

The Alpha Delta Phi fraternity at Duke University has been suspended, following an allegation from a female student that she was raped at party held at their off-campus house earlier this month. The woman told Durham police she passed out after being given a hot chocolate, and awoke the next morning with no underwear,… » 1/21/15 4:10pm 1/21/15 4:10pm

Judge Blocks Expulsion of Duke Student Accused of Rape

A North Carolina judge has ruled that Duke University cannot officially expel student Lewis McLeod yet. In his suit, filed in May, McLeod demanded that the school issue him a degree on the claim that he didn't get a fair hearing for sexually assaulting a fellow classmate, and that his subsequent expulsion prevented… » 6/03/14 3:20pm 6/03/14 3:20pm

Duke Student Sues School After Being Expelled for Sexual Assault

A Duke University student has sued the college for expelling him after he was found in violation of the school's rules about sexual misconduct. He says the expulsion has made it impossible for him to start his job at a Wall Street firm, which was offered upon assumption he would graduate from the college. » 5/28/14 2:10pm 5/28/14 2:10pm

Female Preemies More Likely To Suffer Maternity Woes, Less Likely To…

Despite what the Cabbage Patch Kids would like you to believe about the cuteness of preemies, with their little incubators built out of lettuce, real babies born prematurely babies can suffer lifelong consequences after coming out of the womb early. According to a study published in the new edition of the Journal of… » 3/26/08 9:30am 3/26/08 9:30am