Features

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

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 […]

ODK helps raise awareness of domestic violence

ODK helps raise awareness of domestic violence

Owen Donohue | Staff Writer 09/27/2018 On Saturday, Sept. 22, the Duquesne University chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) hosted a fundraiser festival to benefit the Women’s Center and Shelter of Pittsburgh and promote domestic violence awareness. Attendees of the Fall Festival for Change enjoyed carnival games, live music, food and prize giveaways. Dozens of […]

Documentary details group’s trip to Tanzania

Documentary details group’s trip to Tanzania

Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer 09/27/2018 Millions of individuals die every year due to water scarcity and contamination. If you could bring change to communities who need it, why wouldn’t you? Thanks to Duquesne’s university’s Pure Thirst project, students are able to raise awareness about the world’s water crisis and work towards eliminating scarcity issues […]

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. […]