Misc.

Locking away voting rights from prisoners

Colleen Hammond | Opinions Editor 01/30/2020 As the 2020 presidential election nears, many Democratic candidates have boasted their brilliant new strategies of criminal justice reform. From eliminating the cash bail system to ending federal use of private prisons, these candidates believe they have figured out how to finally fix this broken system. However, very few […]

Face the music; women are silenced by industry giants

Face the music; women are silenced by industry giants

Zoe Stratos | Staff Columnist 01/30/2020 As music’s biggest night came to an end on Sunday, conversations of Grammy winners and other controversies within the Recording Academy sparked up once again — including that of women’s representation in the music industry. Prior to the Grammys ceremony, controversy within the Academy hid behind the curtains as […]

Black History is not just for February

Black History is not just for February

Staff Editorial 01/30/2020 During this year’s Grammys, Google released an ad it’s calling “The Most Searched: A Celebration of Black History Makers.” This ad features prominent black figures in American history like Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and Fredrick Douglas, as well as important people in modern culture like Serena Williams, Beyonce and RuPaul, […]

MBB’s comeback comes up short against Dayton

MBB’s comeback comes up short against Dayton

Kellen Stepler | Features Editor Jan. 30, 2020 The Duquesne men’s basketball team gave it their best shot, but Dayton proved why they were the No. 7 ranked team in the nation in a 73-69 Flyers win on Wednesday night at PPG Paints Arena. The Flyers built an eight point lead at halftime, thanks to […]

A Duke farewell from Madison Pastrick

Madison Pastrick | layout editor & ad manager Journalism has always played an important role in my life. Ever since I was a little girl, my father has worked for The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and I have watched as both his job and the newspaper industry have drastically changed throughout my lifetime. I remember receiving tours […]

Kanye West’s deep dive into Christianity is publicity stunt

Erin Carbone | Contributing Columnist In recent years, rapper Kanye West has taken very public steps toward Christianity. West, the winner of 21 Grammy Awards, recently released the gospel album Jesus is King on Oct. 25, 2019. This latest release gave West the best streaming week of his career and debuted at the top of […]

Group tells the stories of sexual assault survivors

Group tells the stories of sexual assault survivors

11/21/2019 Griffin Sendek | photo and features editor Sexual violence occurs on college campuses across the nation, and Duquesne University is no exception. Students Against Sexual Violence (SASV) hosted an event entitled It Happens Here on Nov. 18, at the Genesius Theater. The primary goal of the event was to inform students that sexual assault […]

Rangos school to add new undergrad public health program

11/14/2019 Jessica Lincoln | staff writer Next fall, Duquesne will become the first university in Western Pennsylvania to offer an undergraduate program in public health. The Rangos School will offer two degree programs in public health, a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science, along with a new Bachelor of Science program in Health […]

Duquesne commemorates Kristallnacht with lecture

11/14/2019 Kellen Stepler | assistant features editor Kristallnacht, which translates from German to “night of the broken glass,” happened Nov. 9 to 10, 1938, when Nazis in Germany burned synagogues, vandalized Jewish homes, shops, schools and businesses and killed almost 100 Jews. Around 30,000 Jewish men were arrested and sent to concentration camps. To commemorate […]

Football takes down Wagner at home, 28-24

Football takes down Wagner at home, 28-24

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 10/31/2019 Even the drizzling rain and brisk temperature couldn’t contain the excitement of head coach Jerry Schmitt and his team. Following the game, the feeling of simultaneous enthusiasm and relief was palpable. The conditions may have been miserable, but the outcome certainly was not. Duquesne held off a late Wagner […]

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