Features

Vintage looks for the modern era

Vintage looks for the modern era

By Brady Collins | Contributor Everyone finds a path to their own personal style. For some students at Duquesne, that path has involved vintage clothing. Anna Osiol, a sophomore music education major, said it only took one encounter with vintage clothing to get her searching for pieces that would open up a new door of […]

A dip into The Duke archives: February 16, 1989

A dip into The Duke archives: February 16, 1989

By Jamie Crow | 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 fifth of many dips back into […]

Hacking hot chocolate: Mixing up a winter favorite

Hacking hot chocolate: Mixing up a winter favorite

By Sean Spencer | Staff Writer With Punxsutawney Phil predicting six more weeks of winter, it’s about to get a whole lot colder before it gets any warmer. On a sweeter note, it gives us more time to enjoy one of winter’s best gifts: hot chocolate or cocoa. But some may get bored with the […]

Not just about history: Recognizing contemporary black individuals

Not just about history: Recognizing contemporary black individuals

February is Black History Month, a time of the year dedicated to exploring and celebrating the black experience. Typically that manifests itself in exaltation of figures from the past, as the name “History” might imply. That said, the present is just as much a part of the story. With that in mind, five Duke writers […]

Making your political voice heard easier than ever

Making your political voice heard easier than ever

By Zachary Landau | Asst. A&E Editor What an exciting first three weeks of the new presidency. And by exciting, I mean terrifying for everyone who is not straight, white, male and reasonably financially secure. Basically, not much has changed. But, if the status quo is not good enough for you, then don’t worry. There […]

Underground Railroad has roots at DU

Underground Railroad has roots at DU

By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer If you were a slave traveling through Pittsburgh via the Underground Railroad in the mid-1800s, one of your stops may have been at a safe house that once stood on Duquesne’s campus. This February, in the spirit of Black History Month, it seems appropriate to take a look at […]

Valentine’s Day consumerism on the decline

Valentine’s Day consumerism on the decline

By Kaye Burnet | Editor-in-Chief The first months of 2017, filled with political turmoil and fear for many Americans, have not been a great start to a new year. So far, the world seems to be a tough place for more than a few people in 2017. But is there actually less love in the […]

Sorority Rush Week 2017 sees high participation and strong bonds

Sorority Rush Week 2017 sees high participation and strong bonds

By Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer Sorority Recruitment Week always seems to fly by. That’s especially appropriate given the other name for the series of festivities: “Rush Week.” The 2017 Sorority Recruitment Week saw one of the largest number of participants at in Duquesne history, with more than 300 students taking part in the events. […]

Rock that résumé: Crafting a perfect personal image

Rock that résumé: Crafting a perfect personal image

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor For most seniors in college, the spring semester of their final academic year is a daunting, stressful time. Finally, after years of having the question “What are you doing after graduating?” pelted at you every holiday break, you actually need an answer. Coming to some sort of conclusion — […]

Asian cuisine provides another reason to visit Oakland

Asian cuisine provides another reason to visit Oakland

By Nina Saluga | Staff Writer It’s really no secret that for Duquesne students, Oakland plays a vital role in nightlife, party culture and socialization on the weekends. But hop on the loop bus this weekend during the daytime hours, and students will find that parties and late night pizza aren’t all the neighborhood is […]

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