2018

Government shutdown continues at expense of working class

Government shutdown continues at expense of working class

01/24/2019 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor The duration of the nation’s longest government shutdown has surpassed the one-month mark, and as the crisis comes to a boil, almost everyone is starting to feel the heat. Federal workers, either furloughed or working without pay, are struggling to make ends meet. With rent or mortgage bills, […]

A&E: The Best & Worst of 2018

A&E: The Best & Worst of 2018

We asked our Arts & Entertainment section writers to pick their favorite media for 2018. Some pieces were loved by many, but a few picks surprised us! Check them out below, followed by the worst of 2018.   The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 2 Salena Moran, Staff Writer The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel season 2 continues […]

A year in review: Tragedy, politics and progress define 2018

A year in review: Tragedy, politics and progress define 2018

01/17/2019 By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Columnist  I always feel anxious at the beginning of a new year. Who knows what I will remember 2019 for? Will it be a year of positivity and growth, or will it be daunting and discouraging? Although I cannot know what 2019 holds for me or anyone else, I […]

Halloween takes horror’s iconic series back to its roots

<em>Halloween</em> takes horror’s iconic series back to its roots

Salena Moran & Evan Penrod | Staff Writers 10/25/18 The iconic white-masked slasher Michael Myers returns to the silver screen on the 40th anniversary of John Carpenter’s 1978 classic, Halloween. While the story of Halloween has spawned a large multi-movie franchise, Halloween (2018) director David Gordon Green disregards all the prior sequels/adaptations and instead uses […]

Breaking down each 2018 World Cup squad

Breaking down each 2018 World Cup squad

Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer June 14, 2018 As host country Russia prepares to face Saudi Arabia June 14 at 11 a.m. EDT in the 2018 World Cup’s inaugural match, prepare for the tournament’s commencement by familiarizing yourself with each of the 32 squads summarized below. Group A: Russia: How They Got Here: Russia is […]

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 […]

What to expect from the Trump administration in 2018

What to expect from the Trump administration in 2018

By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor 1/11/18 The new year may bring a load of changes, some good and bad. November of 2016 began a landslide of outrageous events following the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Countless ups and downs have lead to a dizzying year, with plenty more to come. I think most of […]

Incoming freshman class had options, chose DU

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne’s Class of 2018 may be a more widely diverse addition and derived from more educated families, but it took many of them awhile to decide to become Dukes. According to associate provost for enrollment management Paul-James Cukanna, it was a very “competitive admittance season.” “One observation that […]