60s

New Frontiers: The most pivotal moments of the 1960s

New Frontiers: The most pivotal moments of the 1960s

Raymond Arke | News Editor 02/22/18 Most Duquesne students’ parents were only just born in the ’60s, but the turbulent, free-spirited decade forever changed the course of America. This week, The Duke throws it back to flower children, moon shots, battles for far-off jungles and a more perfect union. United States Elects John F. Kennedy […]

Hippies advocating for Peace

Hippies advocating for Peace

By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor 2/22/18 Through the devastation of war, it is time we consider the side of peace and love. As a society, we should agree to put down our weapons, open our mind and consider the side of the flower children. By standing alongside the flower children, also currently regarded as […]

American Astronauts Land on the Moon

American Astronauts Land on the Moon

By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Columnist 2/22/18 The ratings indicate that 530 million people gathered around their television sets on July 20 to watch man land on the Moon. Those who tuned in heard the words from Neil Armstrong that could change the course of our history: “[O]ne small step for [a] man, one giant […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Delivers inspiring Speech

Martin Luther King Jr. Delivers inspiring Speech

By Vince Gullo III | Staff Columnist 2/22/18 There are certain moments in history when one can feel that they are in the presence of something great. The feeling cannot be explained or quantified, but when someone is in the moment of importance, they know it. That is how over 250,000 individuals felt on Aug. […]