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Hill District’s Black History

Hill District’s Black History

Madeline Bartos | Staff Writer 02/08/2018 CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article incorrectly states that The August Wilson Center is owned by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. It has been updated to rectify this mistake. From the 1920s to 1940s, the Hill District was a place of thriving culture, producing some of the highest literature, […]

Duquesne celebrates black history with slate of events

Duquesne celebrates black history with slate of events

Michael Marafino | Staff Writer 02/08/18 In February, Duquesne looks to honor an often overlooked part of America’s past. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion, along with multiple other groups, including the Department of Psychology and the Black Student Union, will be holding many events in order to honor Black History Month. Some of the […]

“No justice, no pizza.” Pressure increases on Pizza Milano after violent video.

“No justice, no pizza.” Pressure increases on Pizza Milano after violent video.

Raymond Arke | News Editor UPDATE 08/22/18: According to multiple media reports, Mahmut Yilmaz was found not guilty of simple assault and aggravated assault on August 15. UPDATE 01/16/18: According to a Pizza Milano statement published by CBS Pittsburgh (KDKA), the owner of Pizza Milano, Semsi Yilmaz (no relation, said that Mahmut Yilmaz had be […]

College application questions face scrutiny

College application questions face scrutiny

By Julian Routh | Editor-in-Chief A civil rights advocacy group recently opened inquiries with 17 southern universities about how questions on their admissions applications unfairly discriminate against minority applicants — questions that Duquesne has on its application, too. According to the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, application questions that ask about a prospective […]