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Women’s Fall 2018 Fashion

Kendra Kneisl | Staff Writer 09/20/2018 Starbucks just switched its menu, and you know what that means: fall is arriving. With its advent comes fuzzy socks and cozy sweaters, but there’s much more than that to fall fashion. Before Thanksgiving break, when many students switch out their wardrobe, transitional attire proves valuable. Ease is just […]

How to update your wardrobe

Anna Walnoha | Staff Writer 09/20/2018 Just last week, New York Fashion Week came to an end, but with the end came 2018’s trends for this fall. Models strode the runway sporting the latest, or perhaps retro, wear. Designers such as Louis Vuitton, Saint Laurent and Marc Jacobs brought back neon prints and ’80s wear. […]

Where to get the best deals for Fall Fashion

Madeline Bartos & Jamie Crow | Staff Writers 09/20/2018 While fall fashion is never quite as groundbreaking as florals for spring, whenever the air turns crisper and the Pumpkin Spice Lattes return, it’s hard to resist the urge to stock up on brand new flannels and everything burgundy. Most college students don’t have an unlimited […]

Farmers markets thrive as seasons change

Farmers markets thrive as seasons change

Krystina Primack | Staff Writer 09/13/2018 With several days of September now behind us, the official beginning of fall is fast approaching. Although we’ve had quite a bit of disparity between the recent muggy summer forecasts and the much-anticipated arrival of autumn weather, the varying temperatures still haven’t discouraged members of our community from visiting […]

Pittsburgh holds onto its Labor Day Parade history

Madeline Bartos | Staff Writer 09/06/2018 Pittsburgh has been marching to the beat of its own Labor Day Parade drum for over a century. The first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, and it didn’t take long for the festivities to catch on in Pittsburgh. For the past […]

200 years of “Frankenstein” haunt Duquesne

200 years of “Frankenstein” haunt Duquesne

Jamie Crow | Staff Writer 08/30/2018 During a stormy summer on Lake Geneva in Switzerland 200 years ago, Mary Shelley penned her famous novel Frankenstein for a writing competition between friends. It is a story that has captivated and horrified audiences for ages. In an effort to celebrate the classic’s longevity, the history of its […]

BME creates first recyclable 3D printing system

BME creates first recyclable 3D printing system

08/23/2018 Hallie Lauer | Features Editor  With the recent push toward removing plastic straws from coffee shops, it’s no wonder that the search for other ways to eliminate plastic pollution has taken off. That search has also made its way to Duquesne. Sophomore biomedical engineering major Karli Sutton, along with Professor Benjamin Goldschmidt, created a […]

Former foster youth advocates for policy change

Former foster youth advocates for policy change

Hallie Lauer | Features Editor 06/21/18 In 2015, more than 670,000 children spent time in foster care. To put that into perspective, that is enough children to fill the A.J. Palumbo Center about 152 times. Lawrence White, a Pittsburgh native, had lived in nearly 20 homes, shelters or group homes by the time he hit […]

A look into the early 2000s with Duke archives

A look into the early 2000s with Duke archives

Jamie Crow | Staff Writer 04/26/2018 As our academic year winds down, we have the chance to look at one that was just gearing up. The beginning of the fall semester in 2000 brought the final address of the university’s then president, the introduction of Duquesne’s Italian campus and a visit from Jimmy Fallon. Needless […]

Greek Week ends with a music-filled evening

Greek Week ends with a music-filled evening

Natalie Schroeder | Staff Writer 04/19/2018 On Saturday, April 14, Greek Week concluded with its final event: Greek Sing. Each sorority was paired with a fraternity, created their own theme and performed on the Palumbo Center’s stage in hopes of earning a trophy. The event includes two segments: Formal Sing and Informal Sing. Each chapter […]

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