?

Log in

No account? Create an account
Life at Duke's Journal [entries|friends|calendar]
Life at Duke

[ website | Duke University ]
[ userinfo | livejournal userinfo ]
[ calendar | livejournal calendar ]

ATTN: students with a .edu email address [16 Jul 2010|10:33pm]

backstabber
Amazon is offering a free 1 year subscription to Amazon Prime (Free 2 day shipping, $3.99 overnight shipping): http://amzn.to/bSH8jP

This is being marketed towards college students but all you need is a valid .edu email address, so teachers and alumni can benefit from this too!

Now is a time that I wish I was still in college. Oh well, what can you do?
post comment

Butchies Reunion! [10 Jul 2010|04:00pm]

nakedifiwantto
The Butchies, the awesome Durham-based queercore band will be playing a REUNION show on July 21 at Cat's Cradle in Carrboro. You can get tickets at etix or through the Cat's Cradle. If you arrive early (7:30) you can challege Kaia Wilson to a game of Ping Pong!

The Cuntry Kings will be hosting, Tami Hart from Mkng Frndz will be playing, as will locals Pink Flag... They have some free mp3s up on their website and you should check them out.

Also, just in case you forgot how awesome the Butchies are:


(x posted, sorry!)
post comment

Looking for a room [22 Apr 2008|09:06pm]

amai
I am a 22 year old female college grad (well, as of May 10!) and I'm coming to Duke for a month long program from June 1-July 2 and need a room to stay in. I'm a nonsmoker (but don't have a problem with smokers), tidy and can live with pets just fine (I have none of my own). I'm willing to pay $300-500 for the month plus whatever utilities are thrown in there.

Please contact me at voronet @ gmail . com (spaces removed) if interested.

Thanks! =)
post comment

Sending a fax [23 Oct 2007|10:34pm]

bananainpyjamas
I need to fax an employment application to a company in Washington DC. I've never had to fax anything from campus before so I'm kind of clueless as to what to do. Any suggestions on where to find a fax machine I could use? Doesn't have to be free.
1 comment|post comment

Free Fest/Benefit for Common Sense, Call for tables/volunteers [21 Aug 2007|04:00pm]

nakedifiwantto
aug29small.jpg


ABOUT THE EVENT


*looking for help & artists interested in having a table out at the event...putting together any plays, workshops, what have you + MORE -- EMAIL marvellalliance(at)aol(dot)com

*suggested donation, if you have it, towards the day and the Common Sense Foundation also towards the efforts for hurricane katrina relief

*Films:
’Natural Born Killers’
’What We Want! What We Believe!’
about the black panthers & 1 more movie...what do you wanna see? EMAIL marvellalliance(at)aol(dot)com


ABOUT THE ORGANIZATIONS

DESTROYINDUSTRYZINE DestroyIndustrY.com
AK PRESS akpress.org
raleigh’s A BEAT OF OUR OWN zine myspace.com/abeatofourown
VEGAN OUTREACH veganoutreach.org


ABOUT THE BANDS

Richard Bacchus and the Luckiest Girls - Montreal, CA
Richard Bacchus and the Luckiest Girls mix the sparkle and boogie of T. Rex with the sleazy street wise sneer of the New York Dolls and top it off with a healthy dose of angst-ridden punk pop in the vein of the Buzzcocks and the Pixies.

LAM! LAM! - Durham, NC
Betsy Shane (ex-Relatively Calm, Pink Paisley Sofa, Sparklepants) has stepped up to create a simultaneously adorable and perverse blend of rock and dance music. Heavily influenced by the likes of Chicks on Speed, Peaches and Miss TK and the Revenge, LAM! LAM! chews up your subconscious desires and spits them back at you with a sassy uhn-tiss uhn-tiss uhn-tiss.

Saints Will Do - Durham, NC
Start with 2 parts ex-Autocade rhythm section, well-seasoned and slightly aged. Add singer/songwriter extraordinaire. Mix in a lead guitarist from Chicago. Flanked by one wife, a girlfriend or two, two dawgs, three cats, a crappy 4-track cassette machine, a cramped practice room, Durham Bulls baseball games and Wednesday pint nights at Tyler's Tap Room. The result: a collective entity that met over the wonderous internet to play rock music and have a lot of fun doing it. The only regret: not getting this thing together sooner.
post comment

Lofts [17 Aug 2007|05:26pm]

rubbaduckie06
Does anyone have any advice on lofts? I'm going to be in Edens this year and my roommate and I really want to loft, but we don't know much about it (like how to go about the whole thing). Any advice is appreciated :)
2 comments|post comment

aveda [09 Aug 2007|05:19pm]

taza_rota
so...does anyone know anything about the aveda salon on 9th street? i really need a haircut, and it's the only place i really know of around here. anyone have a good/bad experience there?
3 comments|post comment

Good Bands, Good Cause [07 Mar 2007|04:59pm]

nakedifiwantto
Rockforacure.jpg

It's this weekend...come out!

x-posted, sorry if you get it twice
post comment

classes, classes, classes [11 Jan 2007|11:44pm]

taza_rota
so a friend of mine is demanding that i post the following for her. please answer her questions if you can; she seems pretty freaked out about this and it's starting to get on my nerves. :) (jk!!!)


"Hey Lj peeps,

I was wondering if there was anyone who could help me decide which of these classes or professors to take:

Bio/ BAA 171 PRIMATE SEXUALITY with Dr. DREA
Bio/ BAA 146 SOCIOBIOLOGY with Dr. Leslie DIGBY
Bio 295S seminars
Professor Anne Allison (Cul Anth)

Basically, I am wondering how hard it is to get an A or A- in each of these classes, are any of the tests not as straightforward as one might think (Drea and Digby have both said that they "tell you what to study" but a website I read said that that's not always the case…), are any of these classes a lot of work that's unnecessary? I am mainly deciding between Drea and Digby (the first two classes).

I've heard that Drea's tests usually have more than one answer (unclear) but I've also heard that Digby's short answer questions on the tests are sometimes rather subjectively graded. Is this true?

For Allison, I was wondering how hard of a grader on papers she is, and what kind of grades does she usually give? Is she a prof who gives a lot of constructive criticism, suggestions, direction?

Thanks so much to anyone who replies; have a great loooong weekend!"
3 comments|post comment

[13 Nov 2006|04:35pm]

taza_rota
does anyone have any idea when they're distributing yearbooks? i heard it was supposed to be this week in the great hall but i stopped by at lunchtime today and no one was there.

anyone? anyone?
2 comments|post comment

60 minutes [15 Oct 2006|10:51pm]

taza_rota
so who else watched the lacrosse piece on 60 minutes? it was surprisingly anti-mike nifong. my favorite part was the interview with brodhead, because damn, every time that man opens his mouth, i can't help but laugh.

thoughts? discuss.
3 comments|post comment

NBEAST (The Monster New Beetle Show for the East Coast) on Columbus Day Weekend (October 7-8 ) [29 Sep 2006|05:08am]

hella_shoes
Hey all-

I am helping to put on NBEAST (The Monster New Beetle Show for the East Coast) on Columbus Day Weekend (October 7-8 ) in Durham.

If you have a VW New Beetle, check out our site for more info and pre-registration. Maybe I'll see you there!

www.nbeast.org



post comment

Do you like OF MONTREAL? [28 Sep 2006|11:37am]

nakedifiwantto
Tomorrow, Friday Sept 29
OF MONTREAL
will play a FREE show at Duke University on West Campus.

The show begins at 1 PM, as part of the Oktoberfest celebration.

THE RELATIVELY CALM will open.
http://www.myspace.com/therelativelycalm

That's 1PM.  Free.  Of Montreal, The Relatively Calm, Oktoberfest.

If you aren't working, you should come.  It'll go until about 5.
post comment

BAA 93 [31 Aug 2006|01:12am]

to0naughty4u
Has anyone taken Intro to Biological Anthropology? I need another class and I'm looking for something kinda easy since 3 of my classes already look kinda heavy. I'm wondering how hard of a class it is.

Thanks guy!
3 comments|post comment

pick the better class [29 Aug 2006|04:01pm]

taza_rota
so what's the best class out of these three?

dynamic earth
dynamic oceans
AIDS and emerging diseases

[i'm thinking of switching into an easy science to get that last pesky NS out of the way before senior year...]
8 comments|post comment

free stuff, etc [27 Aug 2006|02:54pm]

taza_rota
anyone know if and when the store in the BC will be getting in their usual array of beginning-of-the-year free stuff? planners, free samples, calendars...i always look forward to picking them up but haven't seen them around this year. :(
1 comment|post comment

microfridge [28 Jul 2006|06:47pm]

nessime
Is it worth it to rent a microfridge, or should I just buy one?
5 comments|post comment

Textbooks [28 Jul 2006|07:18pm]

gothicauthor
[ mood | confused ]

For Math 32, the required textbook is Calculus, 6th edition, by Penney and Edwards. However, I've found about six different variations--Early Transcendentals, Single Variable, Matrix, etc. etc.--and I have no idea which one I should be looking at. Or is there one that's just titled Calculus? Does anyone know?

3 comments|post comment

[20 Jul 2006|10:37pm]

taza_rota
hey guys - my little sister is coming to duke next year and i'm trying to give her an idea of what housing is like. she's living in giles and i lived in pegram, so i don't know much about giles. i'm just wondering - is it suites like wilson, or is it hall-style like the other dorms on the main east quad?
1 comment|post comment

Wilsonnnnnnnn! [20 Jul 2006|11:25am]

cr8urf8
Is anyone here in Wilson 2010? (I'm 206C!)Can anyone tell me anything about it?
Thanks!
<3
post comment

navigation
[ viewing | most recent entries ]
[ go | earlier ]