Features

Faces of Homelessness: J the flower seller

Faces of Homelessness: J the flower seller

04/11/19 Grace Rosello | Staff Writer Writers from The Duke went into the city to gather the stories and opinions of people without homes. Duquesne University is located between Uptown and Downtown, where there’s a significant population of homeless individuals. This week, J and Elizabeth spent some time talking to us about their experiences and […]

Faces of Homelessness: Elizabeth: “hanging in there” despite hardships

Faces of Homelessness: Elizabeth: “hanging in there” despite hardships

04/11/2019 Ashley Newman | Staff Writer Writers from The Duke went into the city to gather the stories and opinions of people without homes. Duquesne University is located between Uptown and Downtown, where there’s a significant population of homeless individuals. This week, Elizabeth spent some time talking to us about their experiences and struggles of […]

Eat around the world: “Taste of America”

Eat around the world: “Taste of America”

04/11/2019 Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer Duquesne University’s cultural ambassadors hosted their 2nd Annual Eat Around the World event on Thursday, April 4. Students, faculty and staff had the opportunity to get a “taste of America” – breakfast for dinner style. Foods ranged from chicken and waffles to pancakes, fruit salad, bacon, sausage and an […]

Out Of The Darkness Walk: spreads awareness and solidarity

Out Of The Darkness Walk: spreads awareness and solidarity

04/11/2019 Krystina Primack / Staff Writer According to the most recent data available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide was responsible for 47,173 deaths in the U.S. in 2017, which is approximately one suicide every 12 minutes. The CDC states that “[Suicide] is the second leading cause of death for people 10 […]

Bryan Stevenson speaks on how to change the world

Bryan Stevenson speaks on how to change the world

04/04/19 Griffin Sendek | Features Editor As part of Robert Morris University Pittsburgh Speakers Series, Bryan Stevenson, an acclaimed lawyer famous for his work in criminal justice reform, was invited to give a speech at Heinz Hall on March 27 Stevenson structured his lecture around the ways in which people can change the world, beginning […]

De Fer Coffee & Tea: Cute, cozy, caffeine

De Fer Coffee & Tea: Cute, cozy, caffeine

03/28/2019 Katia Faroun | Photo Editor Hidden in the Strip District on Smallman Street is a cozy European-style coffee shop that’ll melt any coffee lover’s heart. From its delicious lattes and lavender grey tea to its local art and dried flower centerpieces, De Fer Coffee & Tea hits all the bases of what qualifies a […]

Duquesne professor’s lecture on newest book

Duquesne professor’s lecture on newest book

03/28/2019 Ashley Newman | Staff Writer When a government passes legislation giving more rights to its citizens, the decision is often celebrated. Rights are usually viewed in a positive light as giving citizens more freedom than they had before. Duquesne professor Clifford Bob took an atypical approach to rights in his new book, Rights as […]

Astroid: excellent coffee hidden in the Southside

Astroid: excellent coffee hidden in the Southside

03/21/2019 Makenna Winner | staff contributor   New to the neighborhood, Astroid coffee made its debut in Southside just three months ago in December 2018. Nestled away near the West Lobby of the historical Terminal Building, on Terminal Street, Astroid is found bustling by its owner and lead barista, Emerson. With mint green walls and […]

Netbooks: an inexpensive alternative to laptops

Netbooks: an inexpensive alternative to laptops

03/21/2019 Krystina Primack | Staff Writer Although we are now more than halfway through the Spring semester, it’s never too early to think toward the future and plan ahead to the fall. For continuing students, some of this planning might revolve around technology and budgeting — namely, students might need to consider how to choose […]

Housing guide 2019

Housing guide 2019

3/14/2019 Welcome to the Housing Guide As the end of the spring semester draws near, the student body is now reminded that it’s almost time to answer that fateful question: Where are you going to live next year? That is a daunting question, especially if this is the first time you’ve had to make this […]