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The one CRITICAL thing you need to do before going to the polls

Many Duke students and community members believe in the principles and policies of the Democratic party, and have already voted for President Obama or are eagerly anticipating doing so. I imagine there are some among you though who intend to vote, but who have not yet decided who you will vote for in the nonpartisan races.… Continue reading The one CRITICAL thing you need to do before going to the polls

Campus Life · National Feature

Unemployment down to 7.8%

In addition to your midterms (hopefully) being over for a while and fall break being only a week away, there’s something else to celebrate this weekend. September’s unemployment numbers were reported today, and dropped to 7.8%—the lowest they’ve been since January 2009. The unemployment rate in August was 8.1%. September job creation was apparent in… Continue reading Unemployment down to 7.8%