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MLK Honored at Luncheon

MLK Honored at Luncheon

By Anna Walnoha | Staff Writer 01/18/2018 The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. stretches beyond dreams of unity, to calls to action and dedication. Fifty years after his assassination, Duquesne remembers this vision of motivated activism. The Duquesne community attended the Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s (ODI) annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon. […]

South Side gallery showcases minority, immigrant artwork

South Side gallery showcases minority, immigrant artwork

By Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer  01/18/2018 Cultural identity has been examined for years now. Who am I? What am I contributing to society? How will my voice be heard? For a group of local artists, exploring those questions and sharing their personal experiences and beliefs through powerfully moving art became a shared goal for […]

New restaurant promises flavor, soul, lacks organization

New restaurant promises flavor, soul, lacks organization

01/11/2018 By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor The Strip District’s newest addition, Preeti’s Pitt, is sure to become a local hotspot. Serving up classic American and soul food dishes makes this lounge a step above the rest. However, if they truly want to expand their reach, the owners will have to implement some serious organizational […]

Spring 2018: Events and activities to expect this semester

Spring 2018: Events and activities to expect this semester

01/11/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor Welcome back to the Bluff! With winter break now a thing of the past, the time has come to pack away your sugarplum dreams, bundle up and brave the new year. But worry not! When stress levels call for an intermission in studying and you find yourself seeking […]

Last minute gift ideas for the holiday procrastinator

Last minute gift ideas for the holiday procrastinator

Jamie Crow | Staff Writer 12/23/17 It’s that time of year again, where malls and stores are filled with last minute shoppers trying to find the perfect gift before the holidays arrive. If you’re one of those people who postpone their present buying, you’re definitely not alone; I’m right there with you. The holidays really […]

Local vendor brings fashion on the go to Market Square

Local vendor brings fashion on the go to Market Square

12/19/2017 By Madeline Bartos | Staff Writer Jackee Ging usually drives her boutique, Style Truck, but during the Peoples Gas Holiday Market, she takes up a stationary spot with other vendors in Market Square. There, she sells scarves, hand knit gloves and other unique clothes and accessories. Style Truck is a mobile fashion store. The […]

Merante Brothers Market back as Pittsburgh community staple

Merante Brothers Market back as Pittsburgh community staple

12/07/17 By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer It’s that time of year when the question of whether or not you’re sick of campus dining is needless. Finals are approaching, FLEX is low and you find yourself trudging to Market for one of those delicious cold-cut sandwiches that we all so dearly love. Off-campus options are […]

Study tips: Acing final exams and keeping stress levels low

Study tips: Acing final exams and keeping stress levels low

12/07/17 By Krystina Primack | Staff Writer I know it might be hard to believe, since sometimes it feels like the semester just started yesterday, but make no mistake that final exams are upon us once again. With that in mind, I think we can all agree that this time of the semester can get […]

Local designer finds success, battles mental health

Local designer finds success, battles mental health

11/30/2017 By Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer When many people hear the phrase fashion designer, they think of someone in high society who has his or her line of clothing unveiled at fashion shows in Milan, New York City or Paris. Stew Frick, a Pittsburgh native, is giving the term a new definition. Frick is […]

Holiday dessert recipes sure to delight

Holiday dessert recipes sure to delight

11/30/2017 By Jamie Crow | Staff Writer At this point in the semester, we’re all a little stressed. While finals loom over our heads, something much more exciting is coming up pretty quickly: the holiday season. Holiday desserts are one of my favorite parts of the season, and I love that they bring people together. […]

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