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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 […]

DU Campus Ministry sponsors mission trip to support migrant workers

DU Campus Ministry sponsors mission trip to support migrant workers

Sairah Aslam | Staff Writer 03/22/18 For years, Duquesne students have participated in a tradition of service and advocacy. Included in this tradition is the continued support for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and their rights for the past 30 years. In 1993, farmworkers created the Coalition of Immokalee Workers as a grassroots advocacy organization […]

Campus Ministry celebrates peace with an 11 day event

Campus Ministry celebrates peace with an 11 day event

Zach Landau | A&E Editor North Korean nuclear threats. Genocide in Myanmar. Civil wars in Syria and Yemen. War and struggle seem to dominate the headlines which sets a fitting stage for an annual international celebration of peace, including events on Duquesne’s campus. The International Day of Peace, sometimes called World Peace Day, is observed […]

Rev. Walsh celebrates 25 years in the priesthood

Rev. Walsh celebrates 25 years in the priesthood

Brandon Addeo | News Editor  Spiritan Campus Ministry Director Rev. Daniel Walsh celebrated his 25-year anniversary of ordainment to the priesthood with a special mass and reception August 14. It was a bit more high profile than he would have liked, though. “I wanted [the anniversary] to go quietly, but I’ve got a sister who […]

DU gives back with annual spring cleanup

DU gives back with annual spring cleanup

  By Gigi Jeddi | The Duquesne Duke Since it was founded almost 30 years ago by a Catholic nun named Bernadette Campbell, Duquesne’s annual Spring Clean-Up has served as an opportunity for the university to connect with its neighboring communities. Kate Lecci of Duquesne’s campus ministry office is in charge of this year’s event, […]

Students simulate homeless lifestyles

Students simulate homeless lifestyles

By Kaye Burnet | News Editor Dozens of Duquesne students sat on the floor, eating rice with their fingers, while others feasted on rich food at a large table just a few feet away. These students were participants in a “Hunger Banquet,” one of the many events that took place on campus during National Homelessness […]

Students serve, learn on mission trips over break

Students serve, learn on mission trips over break

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke Spring break gives students an opportunity to rest and relax. However, this year, 65 Duquesne students and faculty members decided to spend their break helping others through Spiritan Campus Ministry’s Cross-Cultural Mission Experiences trips. Participants traveled to six different locations across the United States to connect and work […]