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FBI releases its first database to track animal abuse

FBI releases its first database to track animal abuse

By: Catherine Clements | Student Columnist  “Other” is the dumping ground for what one cannot categorize elsewhere. How many times in life do we, as a society, check this box? January 2016 marks a new year for the way animal crimes will be reported. The national Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) system, a database that law […]

DU collects unused meds for disposal

DU collects unused meds for disposal

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke Students and faculty brought their expired and unused prescription drugs to Duquesne Sept. 26 for safe disposal as a part of National Drug Take Back Day. Take Back Day is an effort by the Drug Enforcement Administration to collect unused prescription drugs so that they may be properly […]

Zoo animals receive less than desirable treatment

Zoo animals receive less than desirable treatment

By Sam Leon | Student Columnist A particular giraffe named Marius has been making headlines and stirring up some controversy in the world of zoos and animal rights. The baby giraffe in question was slaughtered in the Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark because he was extraneous. I have always been a lover of animals; it was […]

Whatever comes to mind: Polygamy perceived in a new way

Whatever comes to mind: Polygamy perceived in a new way

By George Flynn | Opinions Editor With marriage equality becoming one of the most heated topics in our nation and world, it is no surprise that other forms of marriage are coming into question. The progressive movement toward marriage equality, which has caused 17 states to legalize gay marriage, has created a slope that has […]

Number of alcohol violations increases

Number of alcohol violations increases

By Julian Routh | News Editor The number of liquor law violations on campus increased again in 2012, according to the public safety department’s annual security and fire safety report. There were 460 reported liquor law violations referred for disciplinary action on campus property from January to December, 25 more than the count in 2011. […]