The Daily Tar Heel

Serving the students and the University community since 1893

Tuesday December 6th

Duke University

Location: Durham, N.C.

Type: 4-year, Private

Year founded: 1839

Total enrollment (fall 2014): 14,850

Undergraduate enrollment: 6,646

Undergraduate applicants (class of 2018): 31,523

Acceptance rate: 12.4 percent

Graduation rate (after four years, fall 2013): 87 percent

Undergraduate tuition and fees (2014-2015): $47,243

Sports nickname: Blue Devils


Ian Williams

Q&A with Duke hater Ian Williams

Ian Williams wrote a 1990 column for The Daily Tar Heel entitled “Why I Hate Duke.” It remains one of the DTH’s most popular stories. In 2007, Williams wrote a follow-up column, “Why I Still Hate Duke.”

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Carolina defeated Duke 30-5 in Monday night's home match in Carmichael Arena.

UNC takes first dual win

Win or die. That’s how North Carolina senior Thomas Ferguson characterized the UNC wrestling team’s mindset before its meet against Duke on Monday night at Carmichael Arena.

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The NC probation system is still seeing changes three years after Eve Carson's murder

Three years after former Student Body President Eve Carson’s murder exposed cracks in the N.C. probation system and prompted a total overhaul, practices are still changing. Reforms to be implemented Dec. 1 and Jan. 1 will make it harder to revoke probation, will require that all felons are supervised upon prison release and will reroute offenders from prison to probation.

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