• Aaron Warnick | Photo Editor
Senior wide receiver Gianni Carter has his sights set on the pros in his final weeks on the Bluff. After training for his Pro Day and a regional combine in January and February, he now awaits an opportunity to find a home with an NFL franchise this spring.

    Senior wideout Carter an NFL hopeful

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor Most kids who grow up playing football dream of having the chance to play in the NFL. For most kids, a dream is exactly what it remains when they realize their gene pool does not match up with what NFL scouts are looking for. But for Gianni Carter, the […]

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  • Photo by Richard Kresock | For The Duquesne Duke. Dozens gather Saturday afternoon on Rooney Field to release balloons in memory of Ryan Fleming, who died this January.

    Float On, Flem: DU comes together for Fleming

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    By Julian Routh | News Editor More than 530 balloons were released above Academic Walk Saturday afternoon in celebration of the life of Ryan Fleming, the Duquesne sophomore business student who died of cardiac arrest on Jan. 26. “Float On, Flem,” an event sponsored by the Red and Blue Crew, brought together a number of […]

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  • Whatever Comes To Mind

    Whatever comes to mind: Museums keep artifacts from Zuni tribe

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    By George Flynn | Opinions Editor I love visual art. I love all of the different mediums. I love flipping through Francesca Woodman’s black and white photography books and admiring her eccentric style. I love visiting museums and viewing sculptures of Rodin and Michelangelo from every angle. I love looking at Botticelli and Degas paintings […]

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  • TwoConventions

    A Tale of Two Conventions: Vintage Pittsburgh and Steel City Con

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    From the Past: Vintage Pittsburgh By: George Flynn | Opinions Editor Why buy new clothing and items from corporations when you can find one-of-a-kind pieces that were already lived in? On April 12, The Senator John Heinz History Center hosted the Pittsburgh Vintage Mixer Spring 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The history center’s […]

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    Beyond the surface: The deeper story of tattoos and body modification

    Thursday, April 10, 2014

    By: Katie Auwaerter | Assistant Features Editor Don’t judge a book by its cover. We teach our children that, but often times don’t practice what we preach. We reengineer our exteriors through hair dye, clothing and makeup to mirror our personalities, thereby merging the contents of the book with the front cover. And though the […]

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  • Infographic by Aaron Warnick.

    Show me the money: President’s pay nears $700K

    Thursday, April 10, 2014

    By Julian Routh and Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne University President Charles Dougherty is among the top 100 highest paid presidents of private institutions in the country. Dougherty, who is the 97th highest paid, made $678,893 in 2011, according to a Chronicle of Higher Education report of the latest endowment data available. The […]

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  • Whatever Comes To Mind

    Whatever comes to mind: Social media rears its ugly head

    Thursday, April 10, 2014

    By George Flynn | Opinions Editor I love social media. I really do. It takes up a large portion of my life, and I am not going to complain. I can follow celebrities like actress, Anna Kendrick and The New York Times at the same time on Twitter, getting laughs and news from the same […]

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  • Claire Murray | Asst. Photo Editor
Freshman attackman Kaitlyn DeHaven manuevers toward the net in the offensive zone in the Dukes’ victory over Robert Morris.

    Dukes win again: Make it 10 in a row

    Thursday, April 10, 2014

    Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor The Duquesne women’s lacrosse game opened Atlantic 10 conference play with a victory on Rooney Field. The Dukes (11-1, 2-0) beat George Washington (5-6, 1-1) 19-12 in a game that wasn’t even close. On Sunday the Dukes picked up their first A-10 road win as they beat George Mason 21-13. […]

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    Sleep is NOT for the weak: Why staying up late is bad for the brain and body

    Thursday, April 3, 2014

    By: Katie Auwaerter | Asst. Features Editor While making friends and experiencing life lessons is a large part of the experience, students don’t go to college to get our beauty sleep. We are here to earn a degree. We are here to learn the skills necessary for a career we’re passionate about. However, sleep is […]

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