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Ex-New York Post journalist recounts 9/11

Ex-New York Post journalist recounts 9/11

Raymond Arke | News Editor 03/22/2018 March 20 marked the 15th anniversary of the Iraq War. American troops still patrol Baghdad streets long after the capture and overthrow of Saddam Hussein. While not directly related, the war in Iraq will forever be framed by the events of 9/11. Now, years later, one New York journalist […]

Campus Ministry celebrates peace with an 11 day event

Campus Ministry celebrates peace with an 11 day event

Zach Landau | A&E Editor North Korean nuclear threats. Genocide in Myanmar. Civil wars in Syria and Yemen. War and struggle seem to dominate the headlines which sets a fitting stage for an annual international celebration of peace, including events on Duquesne’s campus. The International Day of Peace, sometimes called World Peace Day, is observed […]

Duquesne honors victims of 9/11

Duquesne honors victims of 9/11

At 8:45 a.m. Friday morning, exactly 14 years after the 9/11/01 terrorist attacks, the bells at Duquesne started chiming. As the bells rang, a group of students and faculty stood outside College Hall, where hundreds of American flags decorated the grass in honor of the near 3,000 people who were killed in the attacks. The memorial was organized […]

13 years later, DU remembers 9/11 attacks

13 years later, DU remembers 9/11 attacks

By Julian Routh | News Editor In the late afternoon on Sept. 11, 2001, the Bluff looked more like a ghost town than a college campus. The parking garages were empty, Academic Walk was silent and the only sign of life was in the Student Union ballroom, where the Duquesne community gathered for a spontaneous […]

South Side notices big drop in crime, 911 calls

South Side notices big drop in crime, 911 calls

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke Crime rates have decreased in the South Side since Mayor Luke Ravenstahl instituted a new police program in the area, according to a report from the Pittsburgh Police. The effectiveness of the program, called “saturation detail,” where the number of police officers on duty in the area was […]