EPA changes threaten environmental safety

09/05/19 Zoe Stratos | Staff Columnist   Established in 1973 by President Nixon, the Endangered Species Act of 1973 remained largely untouched for 46 years; that was until the Trump administration proposed significant changes on Aug 12. Famously known for saving the nearly extinct bald eagle population, the Endangered Species Act provides protections for around […]

Farewell single-use plastics

09/05/19 Staff Editorial Scientists are predicting that by 2050, there will be more plastic in the oceans than there are fish. Think about the ocean. The deepest part of the ocean, undiscovered except for that water bottle you just threw away -or that plastic bag you watched blow into the river. It has been almost […]

Duquesne implements environmentally friendly strategies

04/11/2018 Kellen Stepler | Staff Writer Kermit the frog said, “It’s not easy being green.” But for Duquesne University, it is. According to the Princeton Review, Duquesne is “one of the country’s most environmentally responsible colleges.” The review does not rank schools overall from 1-399, however of 648 schools receiving green ratings, Duquesne is among […]

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 […]

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 […]

Students organize walk-out, demand justice for Marquis

Students organize walk-out, demand justice for Marquis

updated on 11/07/2018  Hallie Lauer | Features Editor & Josiah Martin | A&E Editor 11/05/2018 Duquesne student Marquis Jaylen “JB” Brown died after jumping from a 16th-floor window in Brottier Hall, according to Pittsburgh police, on Oct. 5, 2018. Exactly one month later, members of the student body held a “walk-out” on Art Rooney Field […]

Honors College celebrates August Wilson’s birth

Honors College celebrates August Wilson’s birth

Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer 04/26/2018 This year would mark two-time Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson’s 73rd birthday, and Pittsburgh’s legendary Hill District cannot wait to celebrate. Wilson was a famed African-American playwright who was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. One of his most famous works, Fences, earned him his first Pulitzer Prize and […]

The Most Honest 2018 Housing Guide

The Most Honest 2018 Housing Guide

 Home is where the heart is. Although moving in on your first day of college may not have felt very homely, over the time you spent there, that dorm became your home. That is what makes choosing where to live, either for the first time or the fourth, so vital. Your dorm will be where […]

St. Ann Hall

Year Built: 1963-64 Price: $3,329 Capacity: 520 residents Years Allowed: freshmen Room Types: singles, doubles, triples Laundry Facilities: on first floor of each wing Bathroom Facilities: communal, in each wing What’s New: Replaced doors on all rooms, bathrooms renovated over past few summers Real thoughts from real students: “St. Ann’s is pretty quiet on the […]

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