Durham’s annual pride parade took place yesterday. Duke Dems and Duke Students for Obama had a great day of registering voters—and enjoying the many wonderful floats. Check out our slideshow. Photo cred: Laura Neubauer.
Michelle Obama made a stop in Durham today to speak at NCCU. In her speech, she touched on many of the themes she spoke about at the DNC. Check out our Twitter feed from the event here. She talked about first meeting Barack and falling in love with him, and their similar backgrounds and family… Continue reading First Lady speaks at NCCU
Of the contested elections in this May’s primary ballot, some provide clear-cut choices, but many require a more nuanced look. These races are Governor, Lt. Governor, Durham County Commissioner and NC Senate 22. For the post of Governor, former Congressman Bob Etheridge is the best choice. Three are three important considerations at play in choosing… Continue reading Duke Democrats May Primary Endorsements
In today’s Duke Chronicle, you’ll find a joint statement from Duke College Republicans, Duke Democrats and Blue Devils United against Amendment One. On a more personal note, I would like to thank the newly elected Duke College Republicans chair, Taylor Imperiale for his leadership and thoughtfulness on this issue. I am proud to know that… Continue reading Duke College Republicans, Duke Democrats and Blue Devils United release joint statement against Amendment One!
On Thursday, April 12, Congressman Brad Miller spoke to Duke Democrats about the past four years of financial regulation.
Since February, Duke Democrats, Duke ACLU, Duke OutLaw and other great student groups have been calling Duke first-years to talk to them about amendment one, and ask if they commit to vote. So far, just over 30% of the first year class has been surveyed. Calls have been placed to students in alphabetical order, so… Continue reading Breaking: On Campus Survey about Amendment One
Every member of the Duke Student Government Senate voted “yes” on the following resolution opposing North Carolina Amendment One. The vote occurred March 28, 2012, at approximately 8:25 pm. I am proud to attend a university that stand behind the rights of all of its students, faculty and staff, regardless of their sexual orientation. In… Continue reading BREAKING: Duke Student Government unanimously approves a resolution in opposition Amendment One