campus housing

Housing guide 2019

Housing guide 2019

3/14/2019 Welcome to the Housing Guide As the end of the spring semester draws near, the student body is now reminded that it’s almost time to answer that fateful question: Where are you going to live next year? That is a daunting question, especially if this is the first time you’ve had to make this […]

Cramped campus living leads to concerns

Cramped campus living leads to concerns

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor & Hallie Lauer | Features Editor 10/04/2018 This is the first article in the Duke Deep Dives series. For more on the series, see the Staff Editorial on page 4. Duquesne students are complaining about the cramped living situation on campus, since many of them reside in forced triples or […]

BREAKING: Duquesne announces new partnership for Brottier Hall

BREAKING: Duquesne announces new partnership for Brottier Hall

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 05/09/18 After initially revealing it was looking into working with third-parties on Brottier Hall last summer, Duquesne announced on May 9 that it has finalized the acquisition of the upperclassman apartment building. The deal, with Radnor Property Group and Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, includes plans to “modernize and renovate the […]

Staff Ed: Housing rules need adapting for new students

Staff Ed: Housing rules need adapting for new students

From the pattern of the past two years, incoming freshman class sizes seem to trend bigger and bigger. This sounds exciting, as more people joining the campus community is always welcomed. However, we’ve also seen that these classes’ living situations become more and more tight. Earlier this academic year, we saw issues with students being […]

Towers residents placed in temporary rooms

Towers residents placed in temporary rooms

Kaye Burnet | Staff Writer Unlike most Duquesne Towers residents, Cody Collins has a double sink in his room. “It definitely wasn’t what I expected [when I moved in],” he said with a laugh. Collins, a Duquesne football player and graduate student in the business school, is temporarily living in a kitchenette on the fifth […]

President Dougherty got it wrong about off-campus living

President Dougherty got it wrong about off-campus living

By Duke Staff   UPDATE    2:49     10/23/15 President Dougherty emailed a letter of apology to Student Government Association President John Foster Friday morning. In the letter, Dougherty apologizes to those who were offended, but also defends his position, saying: “….I made the point that life off campus allows for greater access to […]