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Castro-Caneddy set on succeeding in final year at Duquesne

Castro-Caneddy set on succeeding in final year at Duquesne

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/09/2017 Rarely will an amateur player claim to modeling their game after a player as low key, mellow and fundamentally-sound as former NBA guard Andre Miller, who boasts a career 2.73 assist-to-turnover ratio while managing to shoot only .217 from 3-point range. Even more unique are players that are able […]

Freshman Kratholm balances basketball, bio-med

Freshman Kratholm balances basketball, bio-med

Raymond Arke | News Editor 11/09/2017 Hailing from a basketball-mad state and having attended one of the top training centers in the world, freshman forward and biomedical engineering major Nicholas Kratholm is looking to make an immediate impact on the Duquesne men’s basketball team this season. Kratholm comes from Louisville, Kentucky, and grew up in […]

Vojinovic finds home away from home at Duquesne

Vojinovic finds home away from home at Duquesne

Bryanna McDermott | Asst. Photo Editor 11/09/2017 When Julijana Vojinovic first arrived in the United States, she felt like she was in a movie thanks to culture shock. The junior guard for Duquesne’s women’s basketball team came to the U.S. on Aug. 15, 2015, all the way from her hometown of Cacak, Serbia. While she […]

MLB veteran pitcher fond of time spent at Duquesne

MLB veteran pitcher fond of time spent at Duquesne

David Borne | Staff Writer 10/26/2017 From 1951 to 2010, Duquesne University fielded a varsity baseball team, last competing at the Division I level in the Atlantic 10 Conference before the program folded in the spring of 2010 alongside men’s swimming, wrestling and golf. During that span, plenty of great ballplayers represented the Red & […]

Jr. Katie O’Connor eclipses women’s soccer scoring record

Jr. Katie O’Connor eclipses women’s soccer scoring record

David Borne | Staff Writer 10/12/17 ‘Never give up.’ It’s a simple three-word phrase that Katie O’Connor has heard for years that perfectly encapsulates her style of play. During game action, the junior refuses to give up on a play, her efforts consistently leading to scoring chances for herself and for fellow teammates. After netting […]

Senior Kylie Isaacs shatters DU tennis records

Senior Kylie Isaacs shatters DU tennis records

David Borne | Staff Writer 09/28/17 The month of September has been one to remember for Kylie Isaacs. The senior etched her name at the top of the Duquesne women’s tennis record books over the course of consecutive weekends this month. She is now the program’s all-time leader in overall wins (148) and wins in […]

Women’s soccer’s Lauren Bell named A-10 Rookie of the Week

Women’s soccer’s Lauren Bell named A-10 Rookie of the Week

David Borne | Staff Writer Often times, it takes freshman athletes a while to really get rolling in their first collegiate season. That’s not the case for Lauren Bell, a freshman striker whose offensive skills have bolstered an already strong attack for Duquesne women’s soccer head coach Al Alvine. Bell, a Hermitage, Pennsylvania, native, has […]

Grad. transfer QB Stuart appreciative of protection O-line provides

Grad. transfer QB Stuart appreciative of protection O-line provides

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor In a world that has come to glorify loud, self-promoting individuals, humility is becoming increasingly more infrequent within several arenas, one being organized sports. However, in rare, refreshing cases, the recipient goes out of their way to praise those around them who have been instrumental to their success, opting to […]

A dip into The Duke archives: Oct. 13, 1938

A dip into The Duke archives: Oct. 13, 1938

By Nina Saluga | Staff Writer Since 1925, The Duquesne Duke has been serving the Duquesne community by reporting on the issues that matter. Thanks to the Gumberg Library Digital Collections, our 90-plus year history is always just a few clicks away. With that in mind, here is the second of many dips back into […]

Ian Welch eyeing spot on Olympic track squad

Ian Welch eyeing spot on Olympic track squad

By Andrew Holman | The Duquesne Duke For anyone fighting to fulfill a lifelong dream and in need of some added motivation, you can find it in the journey of fifth-year senior and former Duquesne track phenom, Ian Welch. Welch, who has dreamed of participating in the Olympics since he was a child, will soon […]