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Arrest made in conjunction with College Hall robbery

03/12/2020 Jessica Lincoln | staff writer A 37-year-old man has been charged in the Feb. 6 thefts of a laptop, credit cards and petty cash from College Hall, as well as additional thefts at the University of Pittsburgh. Long Beach, Calif. resident Karim Patrece Davis was charged by the Duquesne University Police Department on March […]

University moves all classes online

University moves all classes online

03/12/2020 Hallie Lauer | news editor In a statement sent out to students on March 11, Duquesne University announced that all classes are being transferred from traditional classroom learning to online courses, effective March 18 and ending March 31 due to the threat of the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19. This announcement came after other […]

Duquesne holds its third annual Vietnam Symposium

03/12/2020 Kellen Stepler | features editor A day doesn’t go by that Jim Jenkins doesn’t think about Vietnam. Jenkins, an army helicopter captain and platoon leader during the 1971 invasion of Laos, said his most memorable event during his time in Vietnam was when 10 members of his platoon were killed in action during a […]

Professor awarded select fellowship

Professor awarded select fellowship

02/27/2020 Luke Schrum | staff writer Duquesne is well-known for its many faculty-led research projects that range from the humanities to health sciences, but one commonality of all research is the need for funding. Greg Barnhisel, English professor in the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, has been awarded a $60,000 fellowship from […]

Duquesne mourns loss of a student

Duquesne mourns loss of a student

02/27/2020 Ollie Gratzinger | editor-in-chief A Duquesne University student enrolled in the physician’s assistant program died unexpectedly Wednesday. Anthony Bove, 22, of Hopewell Twp., died on Ash Wednesday following surgery at UPMC Presbyterian in Oakland, according to an online obituary posted by Tatalovich Funeral Home in Aliquippa. He was a fourth year student in the […]

Duquesne research team finds early autism markers

Duquesne research team finds early autism markers

02/27/2020 Hannah Boucher | staff writer In 2006, Dr. Scott Faber and Howard Kingston were told they were crazy for believing that autism was not a genetic disease, but rather an autoimmune one. However, this did not stop the pair from carrying out research for 14 years to prove those who doubted them wrong. During […]

New chair of biological sciences department

02/27/2020 Jessica Lincoln | staff writer The Department of Biological Sciences is getting a new department chair this July, as Jana Patton-Vogt takes over for Joseph McCormick. Patton-Vogt’s term is set to begin on July 1 and end on June 30, 2023. “It should be a fairly seamless and easy transition. I think we’re fairly […]

Students upset over unclear event rules

02/27/2020 Hallie Lauer | news editor When the Duquesne University College Republicans wanted to host a movie screening event on Feb. 23, they received permission from university administration. The movie, titled Unplanned, follows the life of a Planned Parenthood executive who reverses her abortion views and becomes pro-life. They also received permission to hang flyers […]

Day of Giving returns to Duquesne

02/20/2020 Hannah Boucher | staff writer After a year of preparation, the team behind the annual Duquesne Day of Giving returns on Feb. 20 for its fifth year — ready to raise money. The Duquesne Day of Giving is an annual event that encourages students, staff, alumni, faculty and community members to raise money that […]

Second African American Read-In celebrates Black History Month

Second African American Read-In celebrates Black History Month

02/20/2020 Jessica Lincoln | staff writer In celebration of Black History Month, Duquesne’s second annual African American Read-In (AARI) event was held in the Union Ballroom on Wednesday night. The event was organized by the Michael P. Weber Learning Skills Center, Pennsylvania Acts program and Gussin Spiritan Division of Academic Programs. At the event, Duquesne […]

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