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‘To dust you shall return”

‘To dust you shall return”

Photo: Connor Hancovsky/The Duquesne Duke Catholics receive ashes in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit at noon on Wednesday. Duquesne offered ashes during Ash Wednesday to mark the start of the Lenten season. Lent lasts until Easter on March 31. Lent is a season of penance, reflection and fasting to prepare for Easter.

Duquesne names new entrepreneurial studies director

Duquesne names new entrepreneurial studies director

By Pat Higgins | The Duquesne Duke John “Jack” Mason has been hired as the new director of entrepreneurial studies in the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business. Mason has more than 40 years of technical and management experience from serving as an executive, consultant, researcher and educator. Mason graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1966 […]

Duquesne knitting event promotes cancer awareness

By Victor Essel | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne community will be knitting their way to a cure this month. Students and faculty are invited to knit and crochet every Thursday in February in the Student Union as a grassroots service project for cancer awareness. The products will be donated to the Hillman Cancer Center. […]

Bluff briefs

By Julian Routh|Asst. News Editor Ministry hosts project series The Lenten Libermann Luncheon series will begin on Tuesday in the Africa Room. Sponsored by the Spiritan Campus Ministry, the series will follow the theme, The Gift of the Spirit without Our Community, and start with its third annual blanket-making service project. Campus Art Show planned […]

Police briefs

By Wes Crosby|News Editor Valentine’s Day is upon us and Uncle PB is proud to say that for the first time in six years he actually remembered it without Mrs. PB bludgeoning him over the head with incessant reminders. That being said, he is not wholeheartedly looking forward to it. Mrs. PB really gets up […]

Corbett reveals plan to privatize liquor sales

Corbett reveals plan to privatize liquor sales

By Wes Crosby | News Editor Gov. Tom Corbett announced a plan to privatize Pennsylvania’s liquor system last week, sparking opposition from businesses that would be directly impacted. Under Corbett’s plan, $1 billion from the process would be used to create the Passport for Learning Block Grant, which would grant flexibility to Pennsylvania’s public schools […]

Duquesne supply chain mangement honored on national list

By Wes Crosby | News Editor Duquesne’s supply chain management program was recently named one of the nation’s top 25 programs. Camcode inventory tracking solutions compiled the list that included mostly public schools from across the United States. Duquesne was one of the few private institutions included and joined Penn State and Lehigh as two […]

CTS printing will not charge student accounts

CTS printing will not charge student accounts

By Victor Essel | The Duquesne Duke Despite rumors on Facebook and around campus, Duquesne will not begin charging students after they exceed printing more than 1,000 pages. John Ziegler, executive director of computer and technology services, said that all information about the print manager service and page quota can be found on CTS’s website, […]

McAnulty start-up gets DARPA funds

By Anthony Meier | The Duquesne Duke The McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts’ first start-up company, Juola & Associates (J&A), received nearly $700,000 in funding on a subcontract from the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) due to its specialization in stylometric software that verifies authorship of handwritten and typed text. According […]

Mellon executive discusses social responsibility

Mellon executive discusses social responsibility

By Julian Routh | The Duquesne Duke John Buckley, managing director for corporate social responsibility for BNY Mellon, brought his presentation, “What Color Is Your Corporate Social Responsibility?”, to the Bayer Learning Center on Wednesday afternoon. Buckley spoke to a group of more than 100 students, faculty and guests in the Pappert Lecture Hall as […]