1950s

Take a trip back in time: Life on the Bluff 50 years ago

Take a trip back in time: Life on the Bluff 50 years ago

02/01/2018 By Jamie Crow | Staff Writer In United States history, 1968 stands as one of the most eventful years to date. As the U.S. made its attempt to get a man on the moon, the country erupted in protests, both about the raging Vietnam War and civil rights issues. Martin Luther King Jr. and […]

A leap back in time: How life on the Bluff has changed since 1957

A leap back in time: How life on the Bluff has changed since 1957

By Jamie Crow | Staff Writer  11/09/2017 Mid-November 1957 was a very busy time on the Bluff. Veterans Day events, Greek life rushes and Homecoming festivities filled the Thanksgiving month with an air of excitement. There was also a meeting held with an anti-Communist group, as well as plenty of Marlboro advertisements to embody the […]

A dip into The Duke archives: March 23, 1956

A dip into The Duke archives: March 23, 1956

By Trevor Hipkiss | 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 fourth of many dips back into […]