So here’s to the Blue Devils, as a Tarheel you are my rival, and we will meet you again (God willing) till then good luck in the Final Four. The Little School at Duke is a five star rated child care center located on campus for the exclusive use of Duke faculty, staff and students. Maybe if people spent less time coming up with excuses to hate Duke, they’d have more time to spend enjoying their favorite teams & the game of basketball in general. 29 on the ACT? They’ve had one year where they didn’t make the tournament since the mid-80’s. Let’s go Devils! Besides, does anyone hate the basketball teams from Stanford, Cal or any of the Ivy League schools because they’re difficult schools to get into? I think that smart people are generally drawn to smart basketball. Students should consult with a representative from the school they select to learn more about career opportunities in that field. Being a fan and graduate of UNC Chapel Hill I can say we at UNC strive to be the BEST in academics and basketball etc as well. Bunch of arrogant spoiled rotten asswipes. However, there were many other similar issues that were not highlighted in the news like that particular issue was. For all those people complaining about Jalen Rose’s statement about the type of black players recruited by Duke, Jalen said it was how he felt as a 18-19 year old, he did not say that is how he feels today. real hard work, living from paycheck to paycheck, Does anyone know if Miami has tougher standards than Florida or Florida State? Why isn’t there a similar animosity against UCLA, which is actually ranked above Duke on some rankings? I never said you made those excuses up. Gordonstoun School is an independent school for boarding and day pupils in Elgin, Moray, Scotland. The core of most Duke hate comes from the anti-intellectualism that’s been eating away at American society for the past few decades. Many of Duke's majors/minors are flexible and easy to combine, so I was able to study what truly interested me while still getting a well-rounded education. Coach K: Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski inherited a team that was down on its luck 30 years ago, and rebuilt it into a dominant force in the basketball-addicted Atlantic Coast Conference. The overwhelming majority of Duke fans did not go to Duke. *clap clap clap clap clap*. You'll be part of a close-knit community. Why Should You Apply For The Duke TIP 7 th Grade Talent Search? The hatred for UCLA wasn’t close to what there is out there for Duke. Financial aid may be available to those who qualify. between their legs. Statement Krzyzewski made calling the UNLV players “thugs” and that they shouldn’t be in the tournament. 2. The main reason people hesitate to attend dook is because it's much more expensive than it's public counterpart - UNC. I’m not saying anti-intellectualism is a good reason to hate Duke, but in 99% of the case, it is the only reason people hate Duke. You can apply the reasons I listed to most elite programs, but not to the same degree. Not that it even matters. Duke University said the technician pleaded guilty to two counts of forgery in state court and paid the school restitution. I do think the student body has something to do with it, however. The only statement that he back off of was the “Laettner was overrated” comment. “Elite” is a bad word: Duke is an elite school — expensive, with high academic standards, and a high graduation rate for its athletes. A few years back, there was lots of coverage about how Duke lowered it’s academic standards for heirs and heiresses of family fortunes in return for their parents raising money for the school. That’s why a bad boy can be good for a girl.” (P, 2014) The most common reason for a book to be challenged or banned is due to sexually explicit content (Crum, 2014). That’s hard to do in such a cutthroat business. was one easy ride for Duke. It’s valiant that they want to work hard in the classroom for their future. How often do you see Duke Blue jerseys & hats outside of the Triangle? Good catch, Paulsen! Gee just wonder even though Duke is loaded with McDonald’s All-Americans every year (6 currently on the team and others were nominees). *rolls eyes*. The author’s name is John Paulsen, James. The salad bar is sub par and there is not much variety in the foods offered either. 1. Hell, for that matter how do you justify casting UNC-Duke as an intellectual matter when UNC is consistently ranked at worst in the 30’s among national universities? Everyone says Duke would have lost if they faced Kentucky. But it’s no guarantee they’ll win. What it comes down to is that casting off the hate as “anti-intellectualism” is not only a cheap excuse, but an incredibly arrogant one. Anyway, this scandal isn’t so much an indictment of Duke as it is the NCAA potentially playing favorites with one of its pristine programs. easy to see why so many people hate Duke. Whether or not they went to Duke has quite a bit to do with it. UNC 2011 ACC Regular Season CHAMPIONS!!!! But to say that Duke has never had a whiff of violations overlooks the fact that Corey Maggette admitted to receiving money while playing AAU ball. What is the cutoff for basketball players at Duke? Or with perceived attitude more than aptitude, if you prefer. What history of sticking with the team through rainy days is there? 2. When looking at Duke, I think there are a number of factors that contribute — it’s almost the perfect storm of hatred: sustained success, private school, “snobby” and smart student body, plenty of national attention, Coach K, etc. Well said Paulsen & Phil. Wow, it appears that North Carolina's top player has some trouble avoiding Duke players swinging at his head. Everyone hates to lose and that is what happens when you play duke. the Duke/Butler game great idea. 2. Just about all the good teams Duke should win it all. Thats nearly $30,000 more than alums make at the top seeds in the other regions in the tournament, and it’s more than twice the figures for the tournament schools at the low end of the pay scale. most people dont want to see Duke with their Follow the latest on college football here. Duke fans Vitale brings up Duke during every single game he calls, whether Duke is actually playing in that game or not. Our students have a unique opportunity at Duke to be part of a smaller school with a strong sense of community and camaraderie but still gain the benefits of being a dynamic part of a larger top-notch university. Otherwise, his comments stood. Most students go in there and choose to eat pizza, cereal or french fries. “I’m better than you when I go to bed and I’m better than you when I get up in the morning,” he said. not even watch the game. Miami is a private school, but I never hear anyone mentioned how tough it is for the U to recruit players because of their tough standards. This isn’t UCLA-USC we’re talking about here. The prompt for Trinity College of Arts and Sciences is: “If you are applying to the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences as a first year applicant, please discuss why you consider Duke a good match for you. Thus, their hard work paid off with their acceptance.