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Midterm Mania: Nation votes on important issues in ballot referenda

Midterm Mania: Nation votes on important issues in ballot referenda

Josiah Martin | A&E Editor 11/08/18 As the whole nation focused unprecedented attention on House and Senate candidates during these midterm elections, people intently watching maps and needles on Tuesday night may have missed some of the state and local referenda that made major impacts in smaller areas. In Allegheny County, voters rejected a referendum […]

Students attend annual March for Life

Students attend annual March for Life

Gabriella DiPietro | Staff Writer 01/25/18 Jan. 19 marked the 45th annual March for Life, where thousands of people gathered on the National Mall to speak out against abortion. Duquesne students and staff joined countless others, wishing to make their voices heard. March for Life is the world’s largest annual pro-life rally, with people from […]

Study says maternal death rates increased in U.S.

Study says maternal death rates increased in U.S.

By Shivani Gosai | Student Columnist This is an editorial piece, and the views of the writer in no way reflect the views of The Duquesne Duke, its staff, or Duquesne University. The U.S. seems to be moving backward with an alarming upward trend in maternal mortality rates that is unusual for such a developed country. According […]