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Memorial scheduled for late DU student

02/21/2019 Hallie Lauer | News Editor A memorial service is being held Thursday Feb. 21 at 4:30 p.m. in the chapel for nursing student Columbia Dyson, who died Jan. 14 after being found unconscious in her residence hall. This announcement was made in an email in an email sent to all students on Friday, Feb. […]

Red Ring now delivers to residence halls

Red Ring now delivers to residence halls

02/21/2019 Kellen Stepler | staff writer When you think of delivery, you usually think of pizza, Chinese food or ordering food off of Postmates or Uber Eats. Well, now you can think of the Red Ring Bar and Grille. For a limited time, Duquesne University’s Red Ring Bar and Grille will be delivering food to […]

Post-Gazette under fire for publisher’s recent actions

02/21/2019 Kailey Love | editor-in-chief According to the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh, the union that represents Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporters, an incident that occurred on Feb. 8 involving the paper’s publisher and co-owner John Block caused employees to fear for their safety. According to a press release from the Guild with detailed eyewitness accounts, Block came […]

Students take on Chopped competition at DU

Students take on Chopped competition at DU

02/21/2019 Meredith Blakely | staff writer Duquesne University held its 5th annual Chopped event on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Rev. Sean Hogan Dining Center. This competition is a spin-off of the Food Network cooking competition series. The event was put on by Parkhurst, Duquesne’s food service provider and the Office […]

Labor union representing Post-Gazette staff files complaint against publisher John Block

Labor union representing Post-Gazette staff files complaint against publisher John Block

Kailey Love | Editor-in-Chief 02/14/19 According to the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh, the union that represents Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporters, an incident that occurred on Feb. 8 involving the paper’s publisher and co-owner John Block caused employees to fear for their safety. According to a press release from the Guild with detailed eyewitness accounts, Block came […]

As term ends, SGA president reflects on wins, losses

2/14/2019 Ollie Gratzinger | opinions editor As the era of the Student Government Association (SGA)’s 47th Senate comes to a close, President Eric Chatterjee paused to reflect on his accomplishments and struggles over a cup of coffee. Chatterjee, having campaigned with the People’s Party, was democratically elected last March, defeating United Party’s Ben Long and […]

Bayer school celebrates life and work of Darwin

2/14/2019 Luke Schrum | Staff Writer Duquesne University and the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences celebrated Charles Darwin’s birthday with its annual Darwin Day event on Monday, Feb 11. The event takes place in honor of the scientist’s most important works, most notably his theory of evolution by natural selection. Evolutionary biologists are […]

DU Day of Giving returns

2/14/2019 Olivia Donia | Staff Writer On Tuesday, Feb. 19, the Duquesne Day of Giving returns to raise funds for scholarships, student organizations, facilities and more on the Bluff. The Day of Giving, which began in 2016, is a day-long fundraising event that features gift-matching and participation challenges. “The Day of Giving helps Duquesne because […]

Refugee after-school program moves to Duquesne’s campus

2/14/2019 Kellen Stepler | Staff Writer For most students and faculty, time spent after class is meant for working on homework, relaxing, napping and hanging out with friends. For Duquesne University Professor Jennie Schulze, it’s helping to run the After School Club. The After School Club, which meets twice a week, is a program run […]

Gender forum talks inclusivity in the classroom

2/14/2019 Liza Zulick | staff Writer An event co-sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence and the Women’s and Gender Studies department at Duquesne University on Feb. 13, brought people from different walks of life at Duquesne to reflect on what it means to be an ally for the LGBTQ+ community from a teaching perspective. […]