budget

Duquesne SGA votes to release 2018-19 budget to public

Duquesne SGA votes to release 2018-19 budget to public

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 09/27/2018 Following mixed feedback from students over lack of budget transparency, Duquesne’s Student Government Association (SGA) Senate voted on Saturday, Sept. 22 to release its 2018-19 budget. This was the first time in at least four years that the budget was disclosed with the Senate’s permission. In a document posted on […]

Student Government Association sought to block Duke story

Student Government Association sought to block Duke story

Raymond Arke | News Editor Last week, Duquesne University Student Government Association (SGA) sought to prevent The Duke from publishing part of its annual budget that doles out money to student programs and clubs. The Duke attended a Senate meeting of the SGA, which was open to the Duquesne public, on Aug. 27. At the […]

Duquesne SGA attempts to silence The Duke

Duquesne SGA attempts to silence The Duke

By: Kaye Burnet | Staff Columnist The SGA doesn’t want Duquesne students to know how they spend student money. In a laughably pretentious letter, dripping with condescension and SAT vocabulary words, the Student Government Association attempted last week to prevent The Duke from sharing basic SGA budget information that was made public at an open meeting. […]

Students stage silent protest of budget cuts before Liberal Arts faculty meeting [UPDATED]

Students stage silent protest of budget cuts before Liberal Arts faculty meeting [UPDATED]

  By Kaye Burnet and Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke More than 50 people, mostly Duquesne students, lined the hallway of the first floor of College Hall in silent protest against recent budget cuts to the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts and the Duquesne University press Friday at noon. The protest occurred outside the […]

Duquesne Press to close, other budget cuts imminent

Duquesne Press to close, other budget cuts imminent

Brandon Addeo | News Editor Despite an attempt from the Duquesne University Press to reduce its subsidy of over $300,000 from the university, Duquesne officials rejected the trimmed budget and announced March 29 that the publishing entity will be shuttered in the coming months. This comes at a time when the university plans to reallocate […]

Duquesne must provide greater budget transparency

Duquesne must provide greater budget transparency

By Duke Staff  Between the approximately 10 editors and 50 staff members at The Duke, this organization has paid more than $2.6 million to Duquesne University during our time as students here. For many, the amount of money spent on college is the single largest investment they will make until they purchase a house someday. […]

Nature will suffer under Trump blueprint budget

Nature will suffer under Trump blueprint budget

By Leah Devorak | Photo Editor  The world is beautifully diverse, especially in its wildlife. The United States is the perfect example of this, where animals abound and nature ranges from towering, snow-peaked mountains to soft, grassy plains. But under President Trump, it could all disappear. Trump released a partial outline of his 2018 budget […]

Proposed Trump budget illogical, dangerous

Proposed Trump budget illogical, dangerous

By Rebekah Devorak | Shivani Gosai  If all goes well for President Donald Trump’s plan, we’ll shortly be living in a very different type of America. And for most, even those who voted for Trump in the first place, that’s not going to be a good thing. The Trump administration released a proposed budget for […]

Breakin’ on a budget: Cheap ways to travel when spring calls

Breakin’ on a budget: Cheap ways to travel when spring calls

By Leah Devorak | Photo Editor Spring break is next Friday — but wait. You’ve yet to book a trip? Have no fear, because it’s still super easy and affordable to go somewhere last-minute. You just have to know where to look, which is exactly what this guide is here to show you. To start, […]

SGA drops $20k on ring statue

SGA drops $20k on ring statue

Student government does not reveal expenditures under self-imposed bylaws, president says. By Brandon Addeo and Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke A statue of a Duquesne Ring that purportedly cost the Student Government Association $20,000 in installation fees will adorn the walkway to Rockwell Hall by the end of the month. Though no current SGA […]