2017

Overwatch League could squander casual experience

Overwatch League could squander casual experience

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer 01/11/2018 In Nov. 2016, Blizzard Entertainment announced that its months-old objective-based shooter, Overwatch, would enter into the esports scene. Dubbed the Overwatch League, 12 teams from across the world will compete in a series of matches, hoping to secure a win in the championship. Overwatch’s admittance into esports will […]

Branagh turns in stellar performance in ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Branagh turns in stellar performance in ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Isaac Davies | Staff Writer 11/16/17 Hollywood interpretations of beloved books stand on shaky ground. The director wants to make a great cinematic experience while staying as true to the original work as he can. While the source books are amazing in their own right, a movie cannot alway be told in the exact same […]

Democrats score big wins across nation on Election Day

Democrats score big wins across nation on Election Day

Raymond Arke | News Editor 11/09/17 A blue tide washed over the American electorate Nov. 7, as Democrats won resoundingly in many local and state elections across the nation. However, statewide results in Pennsylvania showed more mixed results for both parties. According to the Pennsylvania Department of State unofficial election returns, with 99 percent of […]

Homecoming celebrations welcome students old and new

Homecoming celebrations welcome students old and new

By Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer 10/05/17 Whether your “story has just begun” or your “story began here,” many would agree that Duquesne has left a significant impact on our college experience. Thanks to Alumni Engagement, all generations of alumni, students, families and friends can gather together for a nostalgic weekend filled with exciting activities […]

Women’s fall fashion 2017

Women’s fall fashion 2017

Jamie Crow & Madeline Bartos | Staff Writers 09/27/17 Fall is here, and while the weather might not be on track with our excitement for everything apple and pumpkin flavored, it’s time to start thinking about fall fashion. This year, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best pieces to style for layering and […]

E3 Recap: One writer’s most anticipated releases

E3 Recap: One writer’s most anticipated releases

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer Every year, developers and journalists alike flock to the Electronic Entertainment Expo, where new titles are revealed to the masses. This year’s E3 did not disappoint, with each press conference revealing games that made my wallet weep. Since there are too many games to discuss, here are my top […]

Welcome back, Lord Stanley

Welcome back, Lord Stanley

Duke Staff On June 11, the Pittsburgh Penguins shut out the Nashville Predators in a 2-0 victory and won the Stanley Cup for the fifth time in franchise history. This is the second year in a row that the Pens have won the trophy, and an estimated 650,000 Pittsburghers turned out to celebrate today with a […]

Pittsburgh Pride attracts advocates of LGBT support, visibility

Pittsburgh Pride attracts advocates of LGBT support, visibility

Zach Landau | A&E Editor This past weekend, much of the nation was alight with Pride, and Pittsburgh did not sit out on the action. The celebrations here started on June 4 with the Ready. Set. Pride! party in Shadyside. The festivities continued when Pride weekend began on Friday with a Michael Jackson tribute concert, […]

The Most Honest 2017 Housing Guide

The Most Honest 2017 Housing Guide

HOUSING is one of those things that matters a lot in college. Sure, classes and extracurriculars will help to pad a résumé. Your room, however, is where many of the truly meaningful interactions will take place. Friendships will be forged, jokes will be made, essays will be written, love will be found — or lost […]

Meet the candidates: The Duke hosts SGA election debate

Meet the candidates: The Duke hosts SGA election debate

Candidates for Student Government Association President:                 Candidates for Student Government Association Vice President of Communications:                 By Brandon Addeo | News Editor Watch the full video of The Great Duquesne Debate here. The night before the Feb. 21 Student Government […]