Features

Eclipse (sort of) over Pittsburgh

Eclipse (sort of) over Pittsburgh

Jamie Crow | Staff Writer The sun and the moon are set to rendezvous this Monday, Aug. 21. The moon will pass in front of the sun, and the resulting eclipse will be visible in all of the contiguous United States. This will be first time the moon’s shadow will pass over the continental United […]

Duquesne musts: Campus’ best ways to get involved

Duquesne musts: Campus’ best ways to get involved

Leah Devorak | Editor-in-Chief Starting college is a daunting task. Moving into a dorm and leaving your family behind is bad enough, but it only gets tougher from there. With loaded schedules, difficult classes and so much reading and studying, it’s hard to even find time to breathe. OK, so that’s a huge exaggeration. Lucky […]

Farmers markets show perks of sustainability, local business

Farmers markets show perks of sustainability, local business

Anna Walnoha | Staff Writer If you live in or around the Pittsburgh area and find yourself in need of something to do, you’ll find that there is no shortage of activities to fill the time. Pittsburgh is a lively city with exciting attractions for every age, but sometimes it’s nice to just have a […]

Amazing Books & Records opens new South Side branch

Amazing Books & Records opens new South Side branch

Zach Landau | A&E Editor On June 29, a new chapter for one local business began in the South Side. Amazing Books & Records, a Pittsburgh-based bookstore, opened a new branch on East Carson Street. Situated between Copies at Carson and Glassworx, co-owner Eric Ackland hopes that the new store will be a linchpin for […]

Pittsburgh Pride attracts advocates of LGBT support, visibility

Pittsburgh Pride attracts advocates of LGBT support, visibility

Zach Landau | A&E Editor This past weekend, much of the nation was alight with Pride, and Pittsburgh did not sit out on the action. The celebrations here started on June 4 with the Ready. Set. Pride! party in Shadyside. The festivities continued when Pride weekend began on Friday with a Michael Jackson tribute concert, […]

Artists showcase diverse work at Three Rivers Arts Festival

Artists showcase diverse work at Three Rivers Arts Festival

Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor  It isn’t summer in the ‘Burgh until the annual Three Rivers Arts Festival comes to town. From its start in 1960, the festival has given artists the opportunity to sell their work to the many visitors and residents that attend each year. Take a look below at some of the exhibits featured in […]

Fashion for all: A look into the summer experience of plus-sized women

Fashion for all: A look into the summer experience of plus-sized women

By Anna Walnoha | Staff Writer Most people look forward to summer, the hot weather and the sun on their skin. However, others have to prepare themselves for the weather before they can leave the house. Summer is a great time because there is no school, you get to see your friends and stay out […]

Schenley Park offers cultural, historical look at the ‘Burgh

Schenley Park offers cultural, historical look at the ‘Burgh

By Brady Collins | Contributor Pittsburgh’s Schenley Park and surrounding areas offer a variety of ways to enjoy the late-spring weather. The park skirts the vibrant, nearby neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill and Oakland, offering a refuge of greenery for city-dwellers. As many know, Schenley boasts extensive trails for walking and biking, a golf course, Phipps […]

Bluff Street food trucks to benefit Duquesne clubs

Bluff Street food trucks to benefit Duquesne clubs

By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer As was made clear during the food truck event last week, there is one magical factor that unites every Duquesne student: food. Well, on April 20, there was plenty of good food to be found on Bluff Street, directly behind Mellon Hall. This was the day of the “Duq-A-Palooza […]

A Man’s Best Friend: For this Duquesne student veteran, his service dog is an invaluable companion

A Man’s Best Friend: For this Duquesne student veteran, his service dog is an invaluable companion

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor The early weeks of 2015 were still caught in the throes of winter as Connor Green waited in line at the South Hills GetGo, sandwich in hand. It had been a long day at work — Green was plowing snow at the time — and he was ready to […]

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