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Conor Lamb secures upset victory in nearby Congressional race

Conor Lamb secures upset victory in nearby Congressional race

Raymond Arke | News Editor 03/15/18 Calling it a close race does not quite do it justice. Duquesne and Pizza Milano are close. The walk from Gumberg to Starbucks is close. This was something more. The March 13 special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District was more than just tight; it came down to a […]

Pitt student running for local state representative seat

Pitt student running for local state representative seat

Raymond Arke | News Editor 02/01/18 Many students vote and follow the news, and some wish to be a real part of the political process. For one University of Pittsburgh student, he’s following through on that wish. Jacob Pavlecic, a 20-year-old junior at Pitt majoring in politics and philosophy and with minors in finance and […]

Election 2014: Governor-elect Wolf pledges education, job reform

Election 2014: Governor-elect Wolf pledges education, job reform

By Julian Routh | News Editor When newly elected Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf takes office in January, he will be tasked with initiating a number of plans he outlined in his campaign, some of which will impact higher education and post-college employment. On the campaign trail, Wolf, 65, of York County, pledged to make education […]

As election nears, Clinton endorses Wolf

As election nears, Clinton endorses Wolf

By Julian Routh | News Editor Former President Bill Clinton stumped for Democrat Tom Wolf in South Side Monday, urging Pittsburghers to vote blue in the gubernatorial election Nov. 4. As more than 1,000 Wolf supporters looked on at the IBEW Union Hall, Clinton praised Wolf’s intentions to restore the current administration’s cuts to education, […]

Student wins contest for FeelGood

By Adam Kelly | The Duquesne Duke Senior occupational therapy major Kaitlyn Kerrigan won $10,000 in Amway’s “Who Cares Challenge: Youth Leadership Contest” for FeelGood, a project she works with in conjunction with Duquesne Circle K. Circle K International is the world’s largest student-led collegiate service organization and the umbrella organization of the FeelGood project […]

Organization recognizes DU fundraising

By Adam Kelly | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne has been selected as a recipient of a fundraising improvement award by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for its efforts in raising money for the Advancing Our Legacy Capital Campaign, the biggest fundraising campaign in the university’s history. John Plante, vice president of […]