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Weezer’s ‘Black Album’ another disappointing entry

Weezer’s <em>‘Black Album’</em> another disappointing entry

Salena Moran & Evan Penrod | Staff Writers 03/21/19 Weezer proves they will “do the things they wanna do” even if that means releasing their bland and forgettable 13th studio release, Black Album. Following the Teal Album (2019) and the White Album (2016), the anticipated Black Album was quoted by Rivers Cuomo, Weezer’s frontman, as […]

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 […]

Oscar award nominations snub minorities in film

Oscar award  nominations snub minorities in film

  By: Duke Staff Seen by many as the most prestigious award in film, the Oscar is a treasure coveted by almost anyone working in the industry. Unfortunately, not all minorities are given the chance to compete for this momentous achievement. For the second year in a row, the Academy has chosen to fill all […]

Okoye edits Bible for black youth

By Bridget Seelinger | The Duquesne Duke A new version of the Bible edited by a Duquesne Spiritan priest is aimed at promoting unity and understanding between the African American community and other ethnic communities. Styled after the widely popular “Catholic Youth Bible,” the “African American Youth Bible” helps make scripture relevant to young African […]

Theater construction on pace for fall opening

Theater construction on pace for fall opening

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke Possible floor plan revisions, harsh winter weather and limited building space have not slowed progress on Duquesne’s $4.5 million black box theater project. Shawn Bell, special projects division manager at Turner Construction Company (TCCO), said construction is still on schedule. TCCO has been working on the site since […]

Construction underway on new theater

Construction underway on new theater

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke Groundbreaking for the $4.5 million, 10,500 square-foot black box theater started Tuesday outside of the Mary Pappert School of Music. The two-story theater, which will be complete by fall 2015, will encompass a main theater space with dressing rooms, green rooms, space for set construction, rehearsal space and […]