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Preseason favorite Duquesne begins season in Texas

Preseason favorite Duquesne begins season in Texas

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/01/2018 Returning nearly all of its talent from another 20-plus win season last year, Duquesne women’s basketball is ready for another season of success in 2018-19. With lofty Atlantic 10 expectations to fulfill, Head Coach Dan Burt has made sure that his team will be ready for conference play when […]

College hoops season brings excitement nationally, at DU

College hoops season brings excitement nationally, at DU

On the national level, hoops fans everywhere are excited for the 2018-19 college basketball season to begin on Nov. 6. Fans at Duquesne are no different, eagerly awaiting the arrival of several talented newcomers Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/01/2018 The last time Duquesne fans saw the Dukes take to the court was on March […]

Duquesne XC teams compete at A-10 meets

Duquesne XC teams compete at A-10 meets

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 11/01/2018 On Saturday, Oct. 27, the Duquesne men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to compete in the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships. The meet, which took place at Pole Green Park in Mechanicsville, Virginia, marked the end of A-10 Conference action for the 2018 season. Both teams had solid overall […]

DU men’s soccer team tops No. 23 Rhode Island

DU men’s soccer team tops No. 23 Rhode Island

David Borne | Staff Writer 10/25/2018 With its Atlantic 10 tournament hopes contingent upon a strong end-of-season push, the Duquesne men’s soccer team took a massive step in the right direction Saturday night. Tasked with the visiting No. 23-ranked Rhode Island Rams on Senior Night, the Dukes came out inspired and managed to grab a […]

Duquesne grads earn Cup rings as Capitals employees

Duquesne grads earn Cup rings as Capitals employees

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/25/2018 As most Pittsburghers may prefer to forget, the NHL’s Washington Capitals captured their first Stanley Cup title in franchise history this past summer, topping the Penguins in the Eastern Conference semifinals in the process. The championship-starved city of D.C. celebrated the victory enthusiastically in the weeks following the Caps’ […]

Duquesne announces “transformation” of Palumbo Center into the new UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse

Duquesne announces “transformation” of Palumbo Center into the new UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 10/23/18 Duquesne University, donors and public officials celebrated the announcement of the UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse, set to replace the existing A.J. Palumbo Center, at a special event on Oct. 23. The extensive renovations of the arena will begin in March 2019. The new Fieldhouse will feature a radically different and modernized […]

Duquesne MBB players dish on NBA allegiances

Duquesne MBB players dish on NBA allegiances

Adam Lindner & David Borne | The Duquesne Duke 10/18/2018 Following months without NBA action, the Association finally returns this week. Some of DU’s biggest NBA fans — men’s basketball players — talked about what they’re most excited to see during the new season As of Tuesday evening, the NBA season is underway, with fans […]

2018 NBA rookie class oozing with potential stars

2018 NBA rookie class oozing with potential stars

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/18/2018 The 2017-18 NBA season will be remembered for many things. Philadelphia, led by Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid, made the postseason for the first time since 2012, while Victor Oladipo was an All-Star for the first time in his career thanks to a breakout season with the Pacers. James […]

DU thumps area rival RMU to move to 1-1 in NEC

DU thumps area rival RMU to move to 1-1 in NEC

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/18/2018 The Duquesne football team snapped a two-game skid on Oct. 13 and ran to its first Northeast Conference victory of the 2018 season in the process, when it beat the visiting Robert Morris Colonials, 48-24, at Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field. Junior tailback A.J. Hines and senior defensive back […]

Dukes drop heartbreaking NEC opener

Dukes drop heartbreaking NEC opener

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Oct. 11, 2018 The word “homecoming” is defined by Merriam-Webster as “the return of a group of people usually on a special occasion to a place formerly frequented or regarded as home,” and especially as “an annual celebration for alumni at a high school, college, or university — often used […]