Tag: Rivalry

Sports in Durham

I am not a die-hard sports fan by any means, but I enjoy going to sporting events a few times a year, and this was something that I considered when moving to Durham. When I... Read More

Crazy for Case Competitions

As you begin your application process to business school, you start to assess where you are, where you would like to go, and the skill set that you need to bridge that gap. For me,... Read More

MBA Games — A Weekend of Fun

The MBA Games is an annual competition that brings teams from top MBA programs across the country to Durham to compete in fun events alongside amazing Special Olympics athletes. The competition started in 1989 and... Read More

Madness Men

People kept asking me if I was conflicted. They told me that Duke would play Notre Dame in the second round if both schools were to win. I attended both schools, and I tried to... Read More

What is Campout?

Group of students at Campout

Campout 2011: I lasted 36, 24, 7 hours! For all of you who came from a non-sports dominated school, like myself, let me explain what Campout is. Each year, about 2,000 graduate students spend 36 hours... Read More

The Durham Dozen

My Bucket List At some point in the last week, it dawned on me that we’re rapidly approaching the end of our first year. Yes, it was a whole 8 months ago: in some ways,... Read More

No Sympathy For The Devils

“Duke … is everything that’s wrong with college basketball, personified.” – University of Maryland alum “I really hate everything about Duke’s basketball team.” – NC State enthusiast “[Unprintable]” – North Carolina fan Duke’s Men’s Basketball... Read More

Fortune Favors the Tardy

Making it to my First Duke Basketball Game Eight years ago, I was studying abroad in Rome, and was slated to spend a weekend in Paris. Upon catching a cab from the airport, the driver... Read More

Duke vs. UNC

Sometimes, disappointment has its own way of turning into satisfaction. When certain expectations or hopes are unfulfilled or dashed, it can leave a void, a feeling of resentment. These feelings can ruin what would otherwise... Read More