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Career Closet opens on campus

Career Closet opens on campus

Gabriella DiPietro | Staff Writer 10/05/17 College students have a lot on their plate, whether it’s homework, student organizations, athletics, you name it. Many students may be stressed over upcoming job interviews, along with the added stress of finding something appropriate and professional to wear. Duquesne is helping alleviate some of this anxiety with its […]

Foster, Andexler face off before SGA election

By Addison Smith | Opinions Editor The Student Government Association hosted its first ever Meet the Candidates on Tuesday evening to prepare for elections Feb. 17. Presidential candidates David Andexler and John Foster each took the stand for four minutes to discuss their plans for the University. Both have experience in student government. Andexler, who […]

Controversial SGA bill vetoed

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke A bill that would require students running for executive positions in the Student Government Association to have at least a semester of experience as a senator was thrown out Oct. 26, a week after it was enacted. The original by-law that does not mandate candidates to have senatorial […]

SGA reveals plans for semester

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke Students can expect to see changes from the Student Government Association this year, including more collaboration between organizations on campus and increased school spirit. The SGA has been working on an initiative called #duqbucketlist with Nicole Bucholtz, director of marketing and promotions in the athletics department. This year, […]

Adjunct union forming at Point Park

Adjunct union forming at Point Park

By Julian Routh | News Editor While the adjunct union at Duquesne awaits a ruling from the National Labor Relations Board, another adjunct union is organizing just blocks away in the city. Part-time faculty members at Point Park University who are unhappy with wages, benefits and office space are in the early stages of forming […]

Samson, Spirit Party run table in election

Samson, Spirit Party run table in election

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke He envisions “Hogwarts seating” with long rows of tables, hopefully closer to power outlets. He foresees it as similar to the law school library. Samson said he would also like to bring back the Greek tables in Towers Dining Hall and in the library during pledge week. Vice […]

Two tickets strive to control SGA office

Two tickets strive to control SGA office

By Jen Cardone and Jill Power | The Duquesne Duke For the first time in three years, two full tickets are running for the executive office of the Student Government Association. Elections will take place on Feb. 20 from 8 a.m to 8 p.m. Students can vote on CampusLink, which is accessible through the DORI […]

SGA reveals budget to The Duke

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke The Student Government Association received $84,217 from the University for the 2014 fiscal year, but SGA members refused to reveal which organizations received portions of that money. According to the budget that SGA Vice President of Finance Niko Kouknas shared with The Duke, the SGA budget funds various […]

Levine receives prestigious writing award

By Jessica Lasky Law School professor Jan Levine is set to receive the Thomas F. Blackwell Memorial award from the Association of Legal Writing Directors and the Legal Writing Institute for his accomplishments in legal writing. Levine has been improving the law school’s legal writing program since he arrived in 2007 with conferences, new staff […]

SGA improves loop bus efficiency with app

SGA improves loop bus efficiency with app

By Julian Routh | News Editor Changes to Duquesne’s loop bus and South Side shuttle are expected to improve safety and make the rides more convenient. The improvements, instituted by the Student Government Association (SGA) in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Transportation Group, are part of an initiative by the SGA to provide students with better […]