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Changes come to univeristy core curriculum

11/20/2019 Jessica Lincoln | staff writer Two years into the three-year revision process, Duquesne now has a draft in development for a revamped university core curriculum. The new draft is called the Bridges Common Learning Experience, and the process of designing it has involved the work of hundreds of faculty, staff and students, as well […]

Debate society hosts Electoral College event

11/21/2019 Kellen Stepler | assistant features editor One could argue countless reasons why you should go out and vote. Voting can be an opportunity for change; you can speak about issues you care about, and it gives citizens a say. But with the Electoral College, does one vote actually make a difference? On Monday, Nov. […]

Questions arise over food quality and safety at Duquesne

Questions arise over food quality and safety at Duquesne

11/14/2019 Hallie Lauer | news editor Last Thursday, Nov. 5, a post from senior music education major Sharon Cowdery made its way around the various Facebook pages for Duquesne students. The objective of the post was to “gather evidence that Duquesne University’s food is not a reliable source of safe food to eat.” “Over the […]

United Way seeks volunteers to help with tax refunds

11/14/2019 River Chapdelaine | staff writer The one thing students hear again and again is that they need to have some sort of work experience through internships or volunteer work — and that having it is essential to getting that edge when applying for jobs. If you’re an upperclassman scrambling to get a resume together, […]

Thomas Merton photography exhibit to leave Gumberg

Thomas Merton photography exhibit to leave Gumberg

11/07/2019 Hannah Boucher | staff writer Until Nov. 8, Duquesne students will be able to walk through an exhibit of photographs of Thomas Merton, a notable Catholic monk. Thanks to the efforts of psychology professor William Adams, the exhibit “A Hidden Wholeness: The Zen Photography of Thomas Merton” has been on display since Sept. 16, […]

National Career Development month at DU

National Career Development month at DU

11/07/2019 Jessica Lincoln | staff writer November is National Career Development Month, and this year, the Center for Career Development is celebrating with events and giveaways across campus. National Career Development Month was organized by the National Career Development Association, which encourages groups throughout the country to help build awareness of career options. “[These] celebrations […]

Antisemitism conference to hold many speakers, ideas

10/24/2019 Kellen Stepler | staff writer A year ago, Pittsburgh banded together to remember the victims of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Squirrel Hill. In commemoration of the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue, Classrooms Without Borders (CWB) is organizing a conference titled “Antisemitism, Hate and Social Responsibility,” hosted at the Rodef […]

Issues with Wifi being resolved after complaints

10/24/2019 Jason Mignanelli | staff writer Once a subject of frustration and discontent, sure to get a snarl or snide remark from students and staff, campus Wi-Fi is actually better now than it has ever been. Many students and staff complained of internet connections dropping in the middle of streaming movies or presentations quite frequently. […]

Second annual Gender Neutral Fashion Show a success

10/24/2019 Ollie Gratzinger | editor-in-chief The fate of this year’s Gender Neutral Fashion Show was uncertain; a series of obstacles and restrictions had been imposed upon the hosting groups, Gender Forum and the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS), and for awhile, it seemed as though the show wouldn’t be able to happen at […]

Duquesne hosts NASA expert for 2019 history forum

Duquesne hosts NASA expert for 2019 history forum

10/17/2019 Kellen Stepler | assistant features editor Fifty years ago marked the Woodstock Festival, the Manson murders and the Stonewall riots. It also was when the U.S. launched Apollo 11, placing three astronauts on the moon. And now, a half-century later, Duquesne’s Department of History is hosting Bill Barry for its 2019 History Forum. The […]

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