Carnegie Mellon University

New project shares context for local communities

New project shares context for local communities

According to the 2017 U.S. Census, 22 percent of Pittsburgh residents live below the poverty line. That means nearly 1 in 5 people on the streets of Pittsburgh are living in poverty, compared to the national average of 14.6 percent. In recent months, there has been plenty of coverage about the unity of the people […]

Scholarships available to Promise alumni

Scholarships available to Promise alumni

Laurel Wilson | Staff Writer & Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 11/29/2018 Due to financial reasons, many individuals cannot afford to go to college, let alone attend graduate school. But local universities partnered with Pittsburgh Promise are attempting to change these circumstances. In a joint statement on Wednesday, Nov. 14, Duquesne University and Carnegie Mellon […]

Duquesne unites for celebration of unity as Westboro Baptist visits Pittsburgh

Duquesne unites for celebration of unity as Westboro Baptist visits Pittsburgh

By Raymond Arke | News Editor 10/05/17 Matthew 7:25 reads, “And the rain fell, and the floods came.” The Bible verse is an accurate description of the scene that was set on Thursday as Pittsburgh experienced a torrential downpour and campuses throughout the city braced for protests by Westboro Baptist Church. The Church, described by […]

Carnegie Mellon celebrates 100 years of Carnival

By: Seth Culp-Ressler | The Duquesne Duke This year marked the 100th anniversary of Carnegie Mellon University’s annual fair, the Spring Carnival. To celebrate, they decided to bring back some long-lost traditions of the festival, while still embracing the newer events that have sprung up over the years. CMU’s Carnival is a festival held each spring […]