Cinco Cantina and DU legends celebrate birthdays

Cinco Cantina and DU legends celebrate birthdays

Madeline Bartos | Staff Writer 11/08/2018 Helen Bohr and Jane Ann Byerly — the always-smiling ladies at Cinco Cantina — have worked at Duquesne for a combined total of nearly a century. “Every year we’re going to retire, but then every year we stay,” Jane Ann said with a laugh. When asked what’s the best […]

Fourth Anniversary of DU Day of the Dead Celebration

Krystina Primack | Staff Writer 11/01/2018 Since fall 2014, Gumberg Library, the Spiritan Campus Ministry and the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures have worked together to host the annual celebration of El Día De Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead. At the beginning of this week, this tradition of hosting the celebration […]

Quick and easy Halloween costumes

Kaitlin Dodd | Staff Writer 10/25/2018 Halloween is just around the corner, and the time to find a costume is quickly disappearing. Whether you don’t have the money to spend on an overpriced costume at the store or simply can’t come up with an idea you deem perfect for the holiday, hopefully these do-it-yourself ideas […]

A brief history of DU Halloween activities

Jamie Crow | Staff Writer 10/25/2018 The spooky season is upon us, and Halloween is right around the corner. Duquesne has several events planned for this week to celebrate the hauntings, including hayrides, Trick or Trivia and a Halloween crafts event in the NiteSpot. We here at The Duke wanted to creep it real and […]

Alumni return for homecoming festivities

Owen Donohue | Staff Writer 10/11/2018 Homecoming weekend this year brought students and alumni together to connect and share their love for Duquesne. Last Monday through Wednesday, Duquesne celebrated its history during the 6th annual Heritage Week, which commemorates the university’s 140th birthday and deep rooted Spiritan tradition. The energy on campus lasted through the […]

Changes in plastic exports affect recycling habits

Katia Faroun | Photo Editor 10/11/2018 Known throughout the world as a treasured commodity, plastic is highly depended on by cultures and societies globally — so much so that the amount of plastic produced in one year is roughly the same as the weight of humanity, according to Science Advances. In 2017, the Chinese government […]

Services available to grieving students

Services available to grieving students

The Duquesne Duke Staff 10/05/2018 With the shock of the past day’s events, we wanted to remind students and the larger Duquesne community of the opportunities available to them. The Counseling and Wellbeing Center, located in 636 Fisher Hall, has counselors available. They can be reached at 412-396-6204. The center offers group therapy sessions on Tuesdays […]

Three Rivers Battalion assumes new leadership

Hallie Lauer | Features Editor 10/04/2018 For as long as he can remember, Patrick Channell wanted to be in the Army. He grew up wanting to be just like his dad, who retired from the Army when Patrick was 16. Channell, a Duquesne senior International Relations major, was recently named the cadet battalion commander of […]

Sneaker artist gains widespread media attention

Gabiella DiPietro | News Editor 10/04/2018 Artists can share their creativity in a variety of ways. Artistic imagination can be channeled through song, dance, sculptures or paint on a canvas, but one Duquesne student has set his sights on a different type of canvas – shoes. 20-year-old Brennan Bizon, a junior information systems and marketing […]

Fun fall activities to beat that midterm slump

Allison Lento | Staff Writer 10/17/2018 Fall has finally graced us with its presence in the form of cold weather. At least for now, fingers crossed. This can only mean one of two things: go into our hermit hole of blankets, sweatshirts and hot beverages OR do all the wonderful fall and spooky activities the […]

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