On Wednesday, April 11th, five Duke students performed true stories about this year's live storytelling event theme: unfinished business. These stories are podcasts that will were produced on stage in front of a live audience. This second annual spring show took place in the Doris Duke Center in the Gardens.
How far does an extra dollar go at a university that already has billions? Steve Hassey talks about why financial support for lower income students stagnates as the opulence of Duke's campus grows. Chroncast will continue to examine power structures at Duke, unpacking the ways in which issues like financial transparency, housing, and Greek life intersect with the student experience.
What has been the best single year in pop culture? For Nina, it's 1999 in film; for Will, nothing tops the music of 1977. They each dissect the calendar year they chose and what made it so influential — and they take a look at some recent years that might make the cut. Clips used: - "Venus" by Television - "Speed of Life" by David Bowie - "Oh Bondage, Up Yours!" and "Plastic Bag" by X-Ray Spex
In the midst of a campus-wide discussion about housing, we bring you three stories from Duke students who have decided to live in unconventional spaces. Each place - the Smart Home, the Visions of Freedom Living Learning Community, and the Duke Marine Lab - has allowed students to create a community that is inseparable from the space itself.
Rush is a ubiquitous part of Duke culture. But why? What does it give us? What does it take away? Chroncast presents: The Rush Series. Where we explore the impacts of selectivity and housing on Duke’s culture.