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Two roommates in the 1950s study in their Duke University dormitory. The school has decided to bring back largely random roommate pairings. Duke University Archives hide caption

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Duke University Archives

Why Duke University Won't Honor Freshman Roommate Requests This Fall

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Casey Collins, Duke University energy manager, inspects a boiler at the West Campus Steam Plant. Soon, these boilers will run on swine biogas instead of natural gas. James Morrison/WUNC hide caption

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Archivist Amy McDonald invited some co-workers to help her re-create cherries jubilee from a university cookbook. But even with a historical paper trail, there were still things they couldn't figure out, like what to do after it starts flaming. Jerry Young/Getty Images hide caption

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Duke University's Muslims students will issue their call to prayer today outside the Duke Chapel in Durham, N.C. On Thursday, the university reversed course on allowing the traditional adhan from the chapel's bell tower. Jonathan Drew/AP hide caption

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