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Spouses recall Duquesne alumni killed in 9/11 attacks

Spouses recall Duquesne alumni killed in 9/11 attacks

Raymond Arke | Staff Writer 15 years ago, two Duquesne alumni lost their lives in the 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center. Duquesne students might not have noticed the plaque sitting beneath a tree between the Student Union and the law school, which honors Francis Skidmore Jr. and Donald Havlish Jr. Francis “Frank” […]

13 years later, DU remembers 9/11 attacks

13 years later, DU remembers 9/11 attacks

By Julian Routh | News Editor In the late afternoon on Sept. 11, 2001, the Bluff looked more like a ghost town than a college campus. The parking garages were empty, Academic Walk was silent and the only sign of life was in the Student Union ballroom, where the Duquesne community gathered for a spontaneous […]

America preps for terror at Olympics

America preps for terror at Olympics

By Julian Routh | News Editor When the Winter Olympics open in Sochi on Friday, America will be watching as it always does. But this time, America will watch with anxiety. With the probability of terror attacks in Sochi and the surrounding regions “very likely,” according to UK officials, U.S. athletes and their families were […]