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Website shows Apollo 13 mission in real time

Website shows Apollo 13 mission in real time

Katia Faroun | Associate Photo Editor 04/08/2020 50 years ago, Houston had a problem. On April 11, 1970, NASA launched the Apollo 13 mission to the moon. The goal of the seventh Apollo mission was to explore different lunar sites to gather more knowledge about Earth’s moon. However, 55 hours and 55 minutes into the […]

One Theatre Movement connects young artists in isolation

One Theatre Movement connects young artists in isolation

Colleen Hammond | Opinions Editor 4/2/2020 Senior Emily Rexroad couldn’t wait for her humble troupe to take the stage at the West Virginia State Thespian Conference. After weeks of rehearsals and intense preparation, Rexroad and her fellow castmates adorned their brand new costumes and began their final dress rehearsal. At last, the show was finally […]

Masked Ambition

Masked Ambition

Griffin Sendek | Photo Editor 3/19/20 It’s tremendous how much one email can throw a wrench in everyone’s lives. The punching of a few keys and the click of a single button and suddenly our lives as students are changed forever. This photoshoot was planned a week ago to coincide with this once-a-semester special fashion […]

Duq seniors create online community to promote kindness

Duq seniors create online community to promote kindness

Kellen Stepler | Features Editor 03/19/20 At 2 a.m. on Saturday, March 7, Duquesne seniors Will Huisentruit and Jack Knapton were messaging back and forth about how fun it would be to start a company together. The two business students really couldn’t come up with anything, so they decided to hold the conversation until the […]

Mission trip to Florida inspires Duquesne students

Mission trip to Florida inspires Duquesne students

Hannah Boucher | Staff Writer 03/19/20 As Lucia Secaida Del Cid lifted the 32-pound bucket of tomatoes over her shoulders, she thought to herself about her people — how they had come here for a better life. As she struggled to carry the weight, she was overcome with emotion. She was frustrated with the unfair […]

Greenfield’s hidden gem “a must” for calzone lovers

Greenfield’s hidden gem “a must” for calzone lovers

Josiah Martin | A&E Editor 03/12/2020 Deep in Pittsburgh’s Greenfield neighborhood, in the shadow of the 85-foot-high Four Mile Run bridge, lies one of the city’s greatest hidden gems — Big Jim’s. My experience there forever changed my perception of what dinner has the potential to be.   Big Jim’s doesn’t look like much from […]

Tamburitzans perform at Pittsburgh high school

Tamburitzans perform at Pittsburgh high school

Griffin Sendek | Photo Editor 03/12/2020   The life of a Tamburitzan is one that is always on the move. Whether it be gracefully gliding across the stage, traveling around the country or racing through the studio to find the right color socks, a Tamburitzan never stops.   The Tamburtizans gave a brief 45 minute […]

The five-year-old sophomore: being born on leap day

The five-year-old sophomore: being born on leap day

Kellen Stepler | Features Editor 02/27/20 Joe Chobany has been waiting for this day for four years. Chobany is one of approximately 187,000 Americans who was born on Feb. 29. Dubbed “leaplings,” the odds of being born on Feb. 29 are greater than 1 in 1,461. Feb. 29 can be found on a calendar only […]

4121 Main offers warm atmosphere and rich coffee

4121 Main offers warm atmosphere and rich coffee

Katia Faroun | Associate Photo Editor 02/27/20 When you live in one of the dreariest cities in the U.S., it can be pretty difficult to find the sunshine. Luckily for us Yinzers, Bloomfield has just the spot — and it comes with a cup of coffee. 4121 Main, located on the border of Bloomfield and […]

RA Appreciation Day: An inside look at the life of an RA

RA Appreciation Day: An inside look at the life of an RA

Ashley Newman | staff writer 02/20/2020 Every student living on campus has a Resident Assistant, or RA. They seem to always be there – they set up floor meetings at the beginning of each semester, decorate the halls and just make sure your floor runs smoothly. With Duquesne honoring RA Appreciation Day on Monday, Feb. […]

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