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Gender Neutral Fashion Show impeded by university

Gender Neutral Fashion Show impeded by university

UPDATE: 9/26: This story has been updated to reflect comments provided by the Catholic Diocese.  09/26/2019 Ollie Gratzinger | editor-in-chief Last year’s poster for the Gender Neutral Fashion Show, cohosted by the Gender Forum and Department of Women and Gender Studies (WGS), featured a male-presenting runway model sporting a dress. The event was well attended […]

Cold War a chilling, unconventional, Oscar-worthy film

<em>Cold War</em> a chilling, unconventional, Oscar-worthy film

Griffin Sendek | Features Editor 02/07/19 I did not hear about Cold War from trailers or online Oscar discussion. Rather, I first discovered the film on the T back to campus. Wedged between the seat in front of me and the wall was an issue of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. As I unfolded the wrinkled-up paper […]

Gallery Crawl showcases excellent Pittsburgh artists

Gallery Crawl showcases excellent Pittsburgh artists

1/31/2019 Griffin Sendek | Features Editor Pittsburgh’s celebration of art returned last Friday with Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District. Featured works ranged from paintings, photography and abstract sculptures, to dance, light shows and glow-in-the-dark creations. While some of the galleries are open for multiple days, others were only available for the single night. Gallery […]

Guide to Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District

Guide to Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District

1/24/2019 Griffin Sendek | Features Editor The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Gallery Crawl returns to the Cultural District Friday, Jan. 25, and as always is showcasing a tremendous amount of art galleries, performances and events from Pittsburgh based artists. Per the usual, it is also completely free to attend. The gallery crawl only comes around a […]

Unity and inclusion represented in DU crosses

Unity and inclusion represented in DU crosses

Krystina Primack | Staff Writer 04/19/2018 In 2002, St. John Paul II said, “[The crucifix] is the sign of God, who has compassion on us, who accepts human weakness, who opens to us all, to one another and therefore creates the relation of fraternity.” This concept of connectedness comes to mind when reflecting upon the […]

South Side gallery showcases minority, immigrant artwork

South Side gallery showcases minority, immigrant artwork

By Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer  01/18/2018 Cultural identity has been examined for years now. Who am I? What am I contributing to society? How will my voice be heard? For a group of local artists, exploring those questions and sharing their personal experiences and beliefs through powerfully moving art became a shared goal for […]

Local designer finds success, battles mental health

Local designer finds success, battles mental health

11/30/2017 By Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer When many people hear the phrase fashion designer, they think of someone in high society who has his or her line of clothing unveiled at fashion shows in Milan, New York City or Paris. Stew Frick, a Pittsburgh native, is giving the term a new definition. Frick is […]

Artists showcase diverse work at Three Rivers Arts Festival

Artists showcase diverse work at Three Rivers Arts Festival

Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor  It isn’t summer in the ‘Burgh until the annual Three Rivers Arts Festival comes to town. From its start in 1960, the festival has given artists the opportunity to sell their work to the many visitors and residents that attend each year. Take a look below at some of the exhibits featured in […]

Stuck in the city? A primer for Pittsburgh summer fun

Stuck in the city? A primer for Pittsburgh summer fun

By Zachary Landau | A&E Editor Whether you’re hanging around for an internship or for the love of the city, you can find a lot of stuff to do in Pittsburgh during the summer months. Better still, a lot of these events are relatively close to Duquesne’s campus and are either free or really cheap (gotta […]

Maker Faire brings creators to Pittsburgh once again

Maker Faire brings creators to Pittsburgh once again

By Sean Spencer | Staff Writer Robots play in a cage with a ball while little cars made out of children’s toys race. The Maker Faire Pittsburgh offers a fun, enlightening experience for people of all-ages. Produced by the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, along with HACKPittsburgh, the Faire gives “makers” — anyone who uses tools […]

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