American History

Duquesne’s History Forum discusses WWI and America

Duquesne’s History Forum discusses WWI and America

Raymond Arke | News Editor America was in crisis. Threats of immigrants, border friction with Mexico and a meddling European power felt overwhelming. This was the scene set by Michael Neiberg, a professor from the U.S. Army War College, as he discussed America and its entry into World War I as part of Duquesne’s 51st […]

Blast from the past: How WWII affected The Duke

Blast from the past: How WWII affected The Duke

By Jamie Crow | Staff Writer “Buy Bonds and Pray for Peace.” That was the request that the Duquesne Durational made in its second issue, published on July 30, 1943. The Duquesne Durational took the place of The Duquesne Duke during World War II, and the issues published over its four-year duration give an interesting […]

“Captured by Indians” shows dark side of history

“Captured by Indians” shows dark side of history

By Bridget Seelinger | The Duquesne Duke A war club, a tattered brown leather vest, a worn pair of moccasins and a wooden door riddled with several bullet holes. These objects tell the fascinating, heart-wrenching tale of Indian captivity on the early American frontier, and are on display at the Fort Pitt Museum. The name […]