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Duquesne drops student insurance option

By Sam Leon | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne is discontinuing the University-sponsored health insurance policy for students effective July 31, 2015. In a mass e-mail sent to students in mid-November, the University announced it was dropping the plan because coverage is now available under the Affordable Care Act and through private companies offering affordable health […]

College lifts SAT requirement

By Jill Power | The Duquesne Duke Applicants to the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts will no longer be required to submit their SAT scores for admission. This change is intended to encourage students to apply to the college despite having lower standardized test scores. “I think we all know there are students who are […]

Obamacare enrollment surges in Pennsylvania

Obamacare enrollment surges in Pennsylvania

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke More than 160,000 Pennsylvanians signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act before enrollment closed Monday. “The numbers in Pennsylvania are very positive,” Enroll America spokesperson Paydon Miller said. According to Miller, Pennsylvania recorded the fourth highest enrollment in the country. However, there are still over […]