News for Alumni

Meet Our New Editor

Sophomore Likhitha Butchireddygari will serve as the editor-in-chief of The Chronicle’s 113th volume. Butchireddygari, who currently heads the local and national news department, will begin her one-year term April 26. As editor, she said one of her main objectives will be to build infrastructure to help the newspaper create a variety of multimedia content. She also hopes to address issues of diversity and representation among The Chronicle staff. Current editor Claire Ballentine was pleased with the outcome of the election, noting that, "Likhitha has always been so passionate about The Chronicle, and I'm excited to see what she brings to this organization next year."


Digitizing The Chronicle Print Archives - 2000-2009 is complete!

Online Resource Now Available from 1959-1989 and 2000-Present

The Chronicle staff has recently completed digitizing the newspaper’s print editions from 2000-2009 with the support and leadership of Chronicle alumnus Harsha Murthy, '81. With this phase of the digitization complete, all issues of The Chronicle from 1959-1989 and 2000-2009 can be retrieved and searched online. These archives will be a huge resource and benefit to Duke students (including current Chronicle staffers who need background or historical information while preparing stories), Duke alumni, journalists, historians and others interested in the story of Duke University.

The digitized issues from 2009-present can be found on The Chronicle’s primary Issuu site:

The digitized issues from 2000-2009 can be found on The Chronicle’s Archive Issuu site:

The digitized Chronicle issues from 1905-1989 can be found on the Duke Library’s site: