Features

Wi-Fi Woes: The struggle of staying connected

Wi-Fi Woes: The struggle of staying connected

By Seth Sulp-Ressler | Features Editor Welcome to the Continuing Misadventures of a Displaced Duquesne Student, a series in which Features Editor Seth Culp-Ressler grapples with his newfound life off campus. For the veterans of apartment life, feel free to laugh at his incompetence. For non-veterans, perhaps the mistakes he chronicles are valuable lessons. Chapter […]

Spring Fashion 2017: What to do when winter won’t leave

Spring Fashion 2017: What to do when winter won’t leave

By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer If the pessimistic memes on Twitter about bizarre weather conditions weren’t enough to inform you, Spring 2017 is here. This year, the typically cheerful season promises sporadic sunny days and absolutely zero consistent weather patterns. Already, we’ve seen extreme wind, countless rainy days and have even been affected in […]

A dip into The Duke archives: March 23, 1956

A dip into The Duke archives: March 23, 1956

By Trevor Hipkiss | Staff Writer Since 1925, The Duquesne Duke has been serving the Duquesne community by reporting on the issues that matter. Thanks to the Gumberg Library Digital Collections, our 90-plus year history is always just a few clicks away. With that in mind, here is the fourth of many dips back into […]

Alternative ways to spend St. Patrick’s Day in the ‘Burgh

Alternative ways to spend St. Patrick’s Day in the ‘Burgh

Anna Walnoha | Staff Writer Saint Patrick’s Day, held every year on March 17, is a cultural and religious holiday commemorating the death of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland. Others know it as a day for wearing green, looking for gold and leprechauns and getting as intoxicated as one can. When you’re […]

St. Patrick’s Day evolution: Celebrations then and now

St. Patrick’s Day evolution: Celebrations then and now

By Madeline Bartos | Staff Writer St. Patrick wasn’t Irish, his name wasn’t even Patrick and the original color associated with St. Patrick’s Day was blue. So how did a holiday honoring a British guy named Maewyn Succat explode into a global celebration of Irish culture? Maewyn Succat was born as a nobleman in fifth […]

New diversity club aims to address multicultural concerns

New diversity club aims to address multicultural concerns

By Ollie Gratzinger | Asst. Features Editor While Duquesne’s campus can take pride in many things, from its convenient downtown location to its hundreds of almost-all-encompassing organizations, diversity has always been something that the university could work to improve upon. College Factual estimates that out of all undergraduate students at Duquesne, an overwhelming 83 percent […]

Atypical A-Walk: Warm temperatures come to the Bluff

Atypical A-Walk: Warm temperatures come to the Bluff

By Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer ‘Tis the season for February weather, a time when folks anxiously wait for warmer temperatures and clouds that are not so heavy with snow. Every winter has its random warm days that lead us to think that we can bring shorts and tank tops out for good. This winter, […]

French roast and felines: Colony Cafe brings coffee, baked goods and adoption-ready cats to the Strip District

French roast and felines: Colony Cafe brings coffee, baked goods and adoption-ready cats to the Strip District

By Jamie Crow | Staff Writer  When Colony Cafe opened on Penn Avenue in the Strip District two weeks ago, people were anxiously awaiting their chance to visit. While the opening of another coffee shop in Pittsburgh doesn’t sound like breaking news, the Colony Cafe earned its hype. See, the Colony Cafe offers one special […]

The Most Honest 2017 Housing Guide

The Most Honest 2017 Housing Guide

HOUSING is one of those things that matters a lot in college. Sure, classes and extracurriculars will help to pad a résumé. Your room, however, is where many of the truly meaningful interactions will take place. Friendships will be forged, jokes will be made, essays will be written, love will be found — or lost […]

Weathering the weather when the going gets cold

Weathering the weather when the going gets cold

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Welcome to the Continuing Misadventures of a Displaced Duquesne Student, a series in which Features Editor Seth Culp-Ressler grapples with his newfound life off campus. For the veterans of apartment life, feel free to laugh at his incompetence. For non-veterans, perhaps the mistakes he chronicles are valuable lessons. Chapter […]

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