career

Aretha Franklin’s life and groundbreaking career

Aretha Franklin’s life and groundbreaking career

Nicolas Jozefczyk | Staff Writer 08/23/18 Aretha Franklin, with a voice that could move generations, passed away on Aug. 18, 2018 due to pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type. Dubbed the “Queen of Soul,” Franklin showed off her angelic, powerful vocals and was an unapologetically strong woman who would not back down from her views. […]

Millennials wrongly given bad reputation in workplace

Millennials wrongly given bad reputation in workplace

By Alison Caracciolo | Staff Columnist  Do you ever get tired of the stigma people place upon the so-called lazy and egotistical millennial generation? In today’s society, the baby boomers have begun to enter retirement, and millennials have started to enter the workforce with those from Generation X. Since I am a millennial, I’ve noticed […]

Report shows Duquesne students successful after graduation

Report shows Duquesne students successful after graduation

By Casey Chafin | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne is the 3rd best school in the Pittsburgh region for post-graduation success, behind Carnegie-Mellon and Pitt, according to the 2015 College Salary Report released by online analysis company Payscale. Nicole Feldhues, director of career services at Duquesne, said although she was not aware of the methodology of […]

Student need self-branding

By Carrie Garrison | Student Columnist When you think of self-branding, think of Tom Haverford from NBC’s hit television show Parks and Recreation.  In one episode, Tom and coworker Jerry are asked to help rebrand the parks department. Jerry thinks too simply and suggests to change the font of the parks and recreation logo. Tom […]

College education does not get careers

By Jim Lorditch | Student Columnist After pursuing suitable employers at the career fair last Wednesday, I couldn’t help but visualize myself in a rat race beside other frantic students searching for any lead to a possible job. But that is the reality of our age; students are competing against a stiff job market for […]