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Hearing for Kevin Stalker postponed

Hearing for Kevin Stalker postponed

Raymond Arke | Asst. News Editor Kevin Stalker, the former incoming Student Government Association Executive Vice President of Student Life, had his preliminary hearing postponed for a second time to May 11. Police arrested Stalker March 11 on charges of assault, robbery and escaping police custody. Stalker appeared in Pittsburgh Municipal Court Thursday, however the victim of the alleged […]

News editor Addeo says adieu

News editor Addeo says adieu

Brandon Addeo | News Editor When my eighth grade teacher asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, it gave me pause. Obviously, every young person at one point wanted to be a professional athlete or an astronaut or something else that’s fantastical. But at that moment — for the first time […]

Duquesne students raise funds to combat Somalian famine

Duquesne students raise funds to combat Somalian famine

Raymond Arke | Asst. News Editor A dire United Nations report showed more than half the population of Somalia is in danger of starvation, and Duquesne students half a world away are helping out. Cynthia Umutoni, a sophomore international business and finance major, and Aminata Soko, a senior accounting major, are running a fundraiser to […]

Science supporters take over Oakland for march

Science supporters take over Oakland for march

Zachary Landau | Asst. Editor Editor Five thousand people gathered in front of the Cathedral of Learning April 22 for the Pittsburgh satellite March for Science. The event mirrored more than 500 marches across the country. The purpose of these marches was, according to the March’s official site, to advocate for science during a time […]

Database tracks city gun crimes

Database tracks city gun crimes

Liza Zulick | Staff Writer Within a one mile radius of Duquesne University, there have been 238 shootings between 2010 and 2016, according to Public Source, a Pennsylvania-based investigative journalism site. Of the 238 shootings, 14 of them were homicides, 101 of them were non-fatal and 123 of them were aggravated assaults. The closest shooting […]

Physical therapy professor receives top honor

Physical therapy professor receives top honor

Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor To win the Catherine Worthingham Fellowship from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is among one of the highest honors those practicing physical therapy can be awarded, and for the first time ever, a Duquesne faculty member has received that honor. Regina Harbourne, a physical therapy professor, is the 2017 […]

Ongoing Duquesne Chick-fil-A debate gets national attention

Ongoing Duquesne Chick-fil-A debate gets national attention

“Fox & Friends” report appears to plagiarize March 30 Duke story Brandon Addeo | News Editor Duquesne students’ concerns about a new Chick-fil-A Express on campus have garnered national attention, including coverage by Fox News and The Washington Times, and were also referenced by President Donald Trump’s oldest son on social media. Duquesne University responded […]

Bartic wins SGA special election [UPDATED]

Bartic wins SGA special election [UPDATED]

Brandon Addeo | News Editor UPDATE 4/23/17 Turnout for the special election was 382 voters. Official results for the Executive Vice President of Student Life are as follows: Ciara Bartic- 181 votes, 47.38 percent. Leah Pier- 153 votes, 40.05 percent. Niko Martini – 40 votes, 10.47 percent. None of the Above- 8 votes, 2.09 percent. […]

Duquesne alumni and Steelers owner Dan Rooney remembered

Duquesne alumni and Steelers owner Dan Rooney remembered

Raymond Arke | Asst. News Editor Former President Obama, several NFL owners and Steelers past and present attended the funeral for Duquesne alumni and former Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney, April 18 at Saint Paul’s Cathedral in Oakland. Rooney, who was also a former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland and Duquesne graduate of 1955, died April […]

NLRB rules against Duquesne, adjunct unions allowed

NLRB rules against Duquesne, adjunct unions allowed

Zachary Landau | Asst. A&E Editor The Washington D.C. bureau of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), a federal agency that adjudicates cases involving labor disputes, voted 2-1 against Duquesne University on April 10 over an appeal from Duquesne in which the school claimed it is not under NLRB jurisdiction because it is a religious […]

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