• Photo by Jill Power | The Duquesne Duke. Music school dean Seth Beckman speaks at a welcome reception Sept. 2.

    New music dean looks to future of school

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    By Jill Power | The Duquesne Duke The new dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music wants to expand the opportunity for higher music education to other schools at the University. Seth Beckman, who started in the position on Aug. 18, proposed a music minor, which is due for review by the University’s academic […]

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    Fall fashion 2014, a similar season arises: men’s stays static, while women’s evolves

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    By: Carrie Garrison and Zach Brendza | The Duquesne Duke This fall brings new daring trends and a return of classic looks. Colors like summer neutrals, camels and blacks will transition into fall, but it’s time to trade sandals in for fall booties and sweater tights. Summer jean jackets will become autumn’s trending faux-fur coats […]

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    This week’s cartoon…

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    Cartoon by Katie Borzelleca

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  • Courtesy of  Jeremy Zerbe: (Pictured left to right) - Bassist Dane Gaydosh, drummer Tyler Donaldson and vocalist and guitarist Jeremy Zerbe of Girl Scout.

    Local Spotlight: The Duke talks to Girl Scout

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    By: Sam Fatula | a&e editor Recently, The Duke sat down with singer and guitarist of up-and-coming band Girl Scout, Jeremy Zerbe. Over the summer, the band released a six-song, self-titled EP that shows off a unique blend of grunge and slacker rock that gives them an identity all their own to the Pittsburgh scene. […]

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  • Domestic violence and rape lack depth in discussion

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    Sam Leon | Student Columnist Victim blaming has always been a controversial point of violent and sexual assault discussions, but recently the matter has been getting a lot of attention due to celebrity offenders like Ray Rice. His case made headlines not only because of the shocking video of his attack on his wife, Janay, […]

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  • AP

    BREAKING: Scotland votes no to independence

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    By Aaron Warnick | The Duquesne Duke The world watched Thursday as the Scottish revolution funneled into polling places. More than 1.5 million Scots voted to reject the union and become an independent nation, but were overruled by the 1.9 million who voted that Scotland and the United Kingdom were “Better Together.” “No,” Scotland voted […]

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  • An untitled work by Hannah Grace Clark

    The Duke sits down with Hannah Grace Clark

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    By: Aaron Warnick | The Duquesne Duke Hannah Grace Clark was featured as an “Emerging Artist” at the Three Rivers Arts Festival this past June. Her art exhibit Ancient Gods and Hidden Worlds will be open to the public during the month of September at The Gallery 4 on North Highland Avenue. AW: There seems […]

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  • Photo by Fred Blauth | Editor-in-Chief. Pittsburgher Bert Dorazio rappels down the Oliver Building Wednesday morning in a Superman costume.

    Rappellers fight fear, gravity to fundraise

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    By Fred Blauth | Editor-in-Chief Sixty people rappelled down the 25-story Oliver Building in Downtown Pittsburgh on Wednesday to raise money for those affected by cancer. The event, hosted by UPMC and UPMC Health Plan, raised more than $140,000 for Our Clubhouse, a nonprofit organization that provides free support for those diagnosed with cancer, their […]

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  • Claire Murray | Photo Editor

    Football wins home opener against Dayton

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    Rich Donahue | The Duquesne Duke On the heels of back-to-back losses to begin the season, the Dukes were looking for answers heading into their home opener with the Dayton Flyers. After finishing the 2013 season unbeaten at Rooney Field, the Dukes (1-2) grounded the visiting Flyers (1-1) 33-13 to keep the streak alive. The […]

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