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Services available to grieving students

Services available to grieving students

The Duquesne Duke Staff 10/05/2018 With the shock of the past day’s events, we wanted to remind students and the larger Duquesne community of the opportunities available to them. The Counseling and Wellbeing Center, located in 636 Fisher Hall, has counselors available. They can be reached at 412-396-6204. The center offers group therapy sessions on Tuesdays […]

Residents stuck in Brottier elevators

Residents stuck in Brottier elevators

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 09/13/2018 Elevators can be useful – almost essential – when buildings have numerous floors and endless staircases, but in order to utilize their convenience, they have to actually work. Shortly after 9 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 3, one of the three elevators in Brottier Hall, an apartment-style residence hall on […]

Brottier Hall

Brottier Hall

Year Built: 1969 Price: $19,970 (12 month lease) Capacity: 660 residents Years Allowed: juniors, seniors, grad and law Room Types: studio, one- and two- room apartments Laundry Facilities: on G-level Bathroom Facilities: in each unit What’s New: In 2015 some lighting, paint and carpet replacement, as well as all furniture Real thoughts from real students: […]

The Most Honest 2017 Housing Guide

The Most Honest 2017 Housing Guide

HOUSING is one of those things that matters a lot in college. Sure, classes and extracurriculars will help to pad a résumé. Your room, however, is where many of the truly meaningful interactions will take place. Friendships will be forged, jokes will be made, essays will be written, love will be found — or lost […]

The Most Honest 2016 Duquesne Housing Guide

The Most Honest 2016 Duquesne Housing Guide

  Housing is always a big decision. In college, it’s possibly one of the biggest. Higher education is built on more than just going to classes — it’s about socializing, being part of a community and growing your personal self. And nothing determines the success of those efforts quite like where you live. A room […]

Total cost of Brottier Hall fire still unknown

Total cost of Brottier Hall fire still unknown

By Casey Chafin| The Duquesne Duke Duquesne University staff members are still calculating the total damage caused by the July 21 grease fire that broke out in a Brottier apartment, according to a university spokeswoman. A resident in an apartment on the 14th floor started a grease fire while cooking just before 10 p.m., Karen Ferrick-Roman […]

While You Were Out… And Now That You’re Here

While You Were Out… And Now That You’re Here

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor After four months of dormancy, Duquesne’s home on the Bluff is out of hibernation, yawning and stretching itself awake this week. New students are getting their first taste of college life while returning ones are back for another year of the daily grind. The Duke extends a warm welcome, […]

Suspect named in ‘veiled threat’ against student

By Julian Routh | News Editor A Scott man is awaiting a hearing on charges he threatened a Duquesne student on Facebook last week. Shane Murphy, 22, was arraigned Sept. 25 on two counts of terroristic threats after posting a message to Facebook that said, “Equipment, check. Firepower, check. Gameplan, check. It’s go time,” according […]

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, […]

Subway to reopen in coming weeks

Subway to reopen in coming weeks

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke Current renovations at the Subway located at Brottier Hall are nearing completion. Rod Dobish, executive director of facilities management at Duquesne, said the renovations will be finished by the end of the month. The restaurant should be open by Jan. 31, Dobish said. The project, which began on […]