• Sports - Andre 3

    Marhold finds confidence in Austria

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Julian Routh | News Editor Four thousand four hundred and thirty nine miles. That’s how far former Duquesne basketball player Andre Marhold is from the A.J. Palumbo Center, where he wrapped up his college hoops career a little over a year ago. The 23-year-old is currently in St. Polten, Austria, a town 45 minutes outside […]

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  • News - Cover update

    Our Year in News: A Look Back

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    By Julian Routh | News Editor The adjunct battle On Sept. 1, adjunct French instructor Margaret Mary Vojtko died from complications of a heart attack, prompting a debate over whether or not part-time faculty is compensated fairly. Vojtko, 83, of Homestead, taught at Duquesne for more than 25 years before school officials told her she […]

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  • Features -  Photos bottom

    Featuring the city: What’s cool in the ‘Burgh

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    By: Zach Brendza | Features Editor Over the past three years, I’ve had the pleasure of being your Features editor. Throughout my tenure, I’ve experienced a lot of cool things and covered interesting stories for pleasure of The Duke’s readers and for my own enjoyment. While it may be self-proclaimed, I feel like this makes […]

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  • Whatever Comes To Mind

    Whatever comes to mind: Living life on-screen

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    By George Flynn | Opinions Editor I’m a little delusional. In fact, I can be downright strange at times. I live my life like it is a television series. This is not a joke. I know what season I’m in and how many episodes are in each season. I know the story arcs that are […]

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  • 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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  • Features - Tattoo7 (aw)

    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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