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Local progressive state candidates rally with Bernie Sanders in Pittsburgh

Local progressive state candidates rally with Bernie Sanders in Pittsburgh

Hallie Lauer | Features Editor In a crowded ballroom on the Carnegie Mellon University campus, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Democratic Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor candidate and current Mayor of Braddock, John Fetterman, rallied for a political revolution on July 15. “An idea that seemed radical a few years ago is mainstream now,” Sanders said. […]

Duquesne professor receives Presidential Award

Duquesne professor receives Presidential Award

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 7/09/2018 Oftentimes, the saying, “When it rains, it pours,” carries a negative connotation, but for this Duquesne professor, the saying implies quite the opposite since his recent recognition by the White House. John Pollock, a biological sciences professor in the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences since 2001, recently […]

Free national newspaper program discontinued by Duquesne

Free national newspaper program discontinued by Duquesne

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor With the arrival of the fall 2018 semester, students can expect a notable change around campus: The SGA-sponsored newsstands providing free copies of The New York Times, USA Today and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette will no longer be in place. The newsstands had a previously-permanent home in the Student Union, law school […]

Controversial nominated Italian Prime Minister has ties to Duquesne

Controversial nominated Italian Prime Minister has ties to Duquesne

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief UPDATE 06/01/2018: In a reversal and after reaching a deal, Conte will indeed become Italy’s new prime minister putting a lawyer with Duquesne connections in charge of the EU’s third-largest economy. UPDATE 05/28/2018: Several news outlets have reported that Conte has given up his nomination to be prime minister after the Italian President […]

BREAKING: Duquesne announces new partnership for Brottier Hall

BREAKING: Duquesne announces new partnership for Brottier Hall

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 05/09/18 After initially revealing it was looking into working with third-parties on Brottier Hall last summer, Duquesne announced on May 9 that it has finalized the acquisition of the upperclassman apartment building. The deal, with Radnor Property Group and Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, includes plans to “modernize and renovate the […]

Sports Marketing prof and former Pirate front office VP ‘no longer employed’ by DU

Sports Marketing prof and former Pirate front office VP ‘no longer employed’ by DU

Raymond Arke | News Editor Steven Greenberg, an executive in residence and professor of sports marketing and sports leadership, is no longer working at Duquesne, according to Bridget Fare, chief marketing and communications officer at Duquesne. Greenberg’s faculty webpage on Duquesne University’s website goes to a “content not found” page. Before becoming a Duquesne professor, […]

Tariffs on Canadian paper pose threat to US newsrooms

Tariffs on Canadian paper pose threat to US newsrooms

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor 04/26/18 According to the Associated Press, there were 276,000 more journalists in the country 20 years ago than the 150,000 that work in the U.S. today. In the past two decades, journalism as a profession has decreased by 65 percent. With the proliferation of online news platforms and the sharp […]

Bookstore manager recognized for efforts

Bookstore manager recognized for efforts

Raymond Arke | News Editor 04/26/18 A little-talked-about, but crucial, man on campus just got recognized for his hard work. John Kachur, the manager of Duquesne’s Barnes & Noble bookstore, was recently given the Campus Leadership Award by Barnes & Noble’s national team. Kachur was one of five managers to receive the award out of […]

Duquesne students design for NASA

Duquesne students design for NASA

Gabriella DiPietro | Assistant News Editor 04/26/18 Duquesne University is an institution with many connections not only throughout the nation, but across the world. Now, it is attempting to expand its reach even further — into space. A team of students at Duquesne is one of 25 advancing to the testing phase of NASA’s Microgravity […]

Duke Special Report: A look at food insecurity on college campuses and DU’s efforts

Duke Special Report: A look at food insecurity on college campuses and DU’s efforts

  Raymond Arke and Kailey Love | The Duquesne Duke 04/19/2018 Often, college students juggle school, loan payments, jobs and other extracurriculars. Balancing all of these responsibilities can be stressful enough. For some, however, an even greater existential weight changes many students’ encounters with higher education. A recently released study by Temple University and Wisconsin […]

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