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Surviving Easter break stuck on Duquesne campus

Surviving Easter break stuck on Duquesne campus

04/25/2019 Griffin Sendek | Features Editor Easter break is a wondrous time to be away from brain-numbing classes and spend time with family before returning to the unforgiving, unrelenting and ever-approaching tidal wave that is finals. The five-day weekend is best celebrated surrounded by friends and family, but there are a few unlucky ones, myself […]

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 […]

Spring 2018: Events and activities to expect this semester

Spring 2018: Events and activities to expect this semester

01/11/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor Welcome back to the Bluff! With winter break now a thing of the past, the time has come to pack away your sugarplum dreams, bundle up and brave the new year. But worry not! When stress levels call for an intermission in studying and you find yourself seeking […]

Annual report details campus crime

Annual report details campus crime

Alex Wolfe | Staff Writer 10/05/17 This week, Duquesne released its annual fire and safety report for 2016, which outlined a notable increase in liquor-and drug-related arrests. The report details a dramatic increase in Drug Law Arrests, which increased by 650 percent (4 to 26) between 2015 and 2016, and a continued increase in Drug […]

Speakers allow for healthy discourse on college campuses

Speakers allow for healthy discourse on college campuses

By Noah Martens | Contributer From World War II to the Civil Rights Movement to the Vietnam War, college students have a long history of political activism. However, some recent protests have led to speakers being uninvited or avoided altogether, simply to evade conflict. For example, Berkley recently faced riots after Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled […]

The coming of Fall promises ample autumn adventures at DU

The coming of Fall promises ample autumn adventures at DU

By Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer Fall has always been one of the busiest times of the year. Students are heading back to school which means the daily grind of homework assignments, studying and working hard is back and in action. But, fear not! While keeping up with academics is important, it is also essential […]

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 […]

Spring 2017 Duquesne Events Preview

Spring 2017 Duquesne Events Preview

By Ollie Gratzinger | Asst. Features Editor As the holidays wind down and the spring semester sets in, it’s time to kiss candy canes and sleeping ‘till noon goodbye. Those responsibilities you’ve been ignoring for the past month are coming back with a vengeance, and textbooks sure aren’t going to read themselves. But fear not […]

French connections: The Lourdes Grotto

French connections: The Lourdes Grotto

By Sydney McCabe | The Duquesne Duke Cloaked in moss and nestled in a far corner of campus away from the hustle and bustle of A-Walk, the Grotto provides the perfect spot for prayerful meditators, day-dreamers, stress-relief seekers and sunset watchers alike. But despite the frequent visits it receives, many Duquesne students have little to […]

The cost of college: Barnes & Noble supply prices too high for students

The cost of college: Barnes & Noble supply prices too high for students

By: Duke Staff  This is an editorial piece that does not reflect the views of Duquesne University.  Don’t shop at the campus bookstore. If you’re a student, you already know there are much better (and cheaper) places to buy your textbooks than the campus bookstore. Amazon, Ebay and even dubiously legal digital download sites are […]