Features

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 […]

Duquesne students talk essential items, everyday carry

Duquesne students talk essential items, everyday carry

By Sean Spencer | Staff Writer Whether it’s making sure to have your fully charged phone to make it through the day, or making sure you have your favorite snack, your everyday carry is essential for your lifestyle. The term “everyday carry” refers to a collection of often small items that people carry on a […]

New restaurant brings flavors of Mexico downtown

New restaurant brings flavors of Mexico downtown

By Anna Walnoha | Staff Writer  If you’re in the mood to excite your taste buds with exotic flavors of Mexico and to be intrigued by bright and rich colors, take yourself and maybe a friend or two to Condado Taqueria located in the Cultural District. The restaurant opened recently; it has been up and […]

Looking forward to wedding season at Duquesne’s chapel

Looking forward to wedding season at Duquesne’s chapel

By Jamie Crow | Staff Writer A couple walks down the aisle following their wedding, surrounded by friends and family cheering them on and celebrating their union. As the newlyweds emerges from the chapel, they step out onto Academic Walk, immediately embraced by Duquesne’s campus. Having a chapel on the Bluff is particularly special because […]

Runners’ rumors dispelled about Power Center track

Runners’ rumors dispelled about Power Center track

By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor  If your spring semester kicked off with a New Year’s resolution to finally get into better shape, maybe you’ve made Duquesne’s own gym in the Power Center part of your daily — or every-other-daily — routine. Opened January 2008, the Power Center is made up of roughly 80,000 square […]

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