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NLRB remands Duquesne’s religious exemption repeal

By Julian Routh | News Editor The National Labor Relations Board rejected Duquesne’s appeal of an adjunct unionization vote, sending the case to a regional office for further consideration. The University and the Adjunct Faculty Association of the United Steelworkers had been awaiting an NLRB ruling since 2012, when 85 percent of part-time adjunct faculty […]

Duquesne spends millions on new buildings

Duquesne spends millions on new buildings

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne has spent more than $2 million in the last five years purchasing lower campus real estate, despite letting some sit unused for years, according to Allegheny County real estate statistics. According to University spokeswoman Bridget Fare, Duquesne now owns nine buildings on Fifth Avenue, at least two […]

Lottery reveals housing shortage

Lottery reveals housing shortage

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke After some Duquesne students raised concerns about a shortage in on-campus housing, University officials say they have no plans for any new dorm buildings. Last week’s housing lottery left many students unsatisfied with their housing arrangements for next academic year. Duquesne can accommodate approximately 4,000 residents on campus, […]

Darwin Day sparks evolution debate

Darwin Day sparks evolution debate

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne hosted its annual Darwin Day event on Wednesday. Despite operating as a Catholic University, the University supports the teaching of evolution. In 2003, David Lampee, associate professor in the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, started Darwin Day at Duquesne and said that the administration was […]

Doyle to Duquesne: Recognize the union

Doyle to Duquesne: Recognize the union

By Julian Routh | News Editor U.S. Congressman Mike Doyle and United Steelworkers international Vice President Fred Redmond urged Duquesne earlier this week to recognize the adjunct faculty union. In a rally outside the federal building Monday afternoon, the two officials addressed issues of workers rights, particularly those allegedly violated by Pittsburgh health care provider […]

DU hits social media milestone

DU hits social media milestone

By Jill Power | The Duquesne Duke Thanks to a 241 percent surge in Duquesne’s social media following, the University’s official Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube pages have accumulated a collective 10,000 followers. All four of Duquesne’s social media outlets are monitored and updated by Duquesne’s Office of Public Affairs. David Jakielo, a former Duquesne […]