2013

Meet the candidates- Bill Peduto: Restore neighborhoods

Meet the candidates- Bill Peduto: Restore neighborhoods

By Aaron Warnick | Photo Editor Bill Peduto wants to chaperone Pittsburgh into a new renaissance. “I believe Pittsburgh is more poised than any other city to become the next great American city,” Peduto said from the end of a conference table near his office in City Hall. The Democratic nominee and favorite to win […]

DU students not aware of election

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke The upcoming Pittsburgh mayoral election apparently isn’t a major issue for most Duquesne students. A majority of students polled were unable to name any candidates running for the city’s highest position. In a poll conducted on Academic Walk on Oct. 25, 100 random Duquesne students were asked to […]

Grocery in Hill District set to open

Grocery in Hill District set to open

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke After a much-anticipated wait, Hill District officials announced that a Shop N’ Save grocery store will open on Oct. 17 in the Centre Heldman Plaza. The Hill District has been without a grocery store for almost 30 years. After many years of starting and stopping the project, the […]

Non-profits benefit from Day of Giving

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke  Hundreds of non-profit organizations from the Allegheny and Westmoreland counties participated in The Pittsburgh Foundation’s Day of Giving last Thursday. The Day of Giving, an annual occurrence in Pittsburgh since 2009, is a “24-hour online giving initiative” encouraging individuals to donate to one or more of the city’s […]