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Gender Neutral Fashion Show impeded by university

Gender Neutral Fashion Show impeded by university

UPDATE: 9/26: This story has been updated to reflect comments provided by the Catholic Diocese.  09/26/2019 Ollie Gratzinger | editor-in-chief Last year’s poster for the Gender Neutral Fashion Show, cohosted by the Gender Forum and Department of Women and Gender Studies (WGS), featured a male-presenting runway model sporting a dress. The event was well attended […]

Wuerl and Francis guilty of inaction; should be held accountable

Wuerl and Francis guilty of inaction; should be held accountable

10/18/2018 By Timothy Rush | Staff Writer On Oct. 12, as part of the tremors left in the wake of the revelations of sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania over the course of several decades, Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Wuerl. Cardinal Wuerl, now former archbishop of Washington, D.C., served […]

Duquesne helps with archiving of Blessed John Newman’s work

Duquesne helps with archiving of Blessed John Newman’s work

Kaye Burnet | Staff Writer 10/19/17 The late Catholic Cardinal John Henry Newman was many things — an Anglican priest, a Catholic convert, a poet, a lecturer and if his 40 published books and roughly 21,000 remaining letters are any indication, a prolific writer. When he died in 1890 at age 89, he left behind […]

Lent involves more than abstaining

By Carley Thieret | Asst. Opinions Editor You don’t have to be Catholic to know that Lent is a very important time of year for the Church. Throughout the season of Lent we hear of people giving up chocolate, television and alcohol. Restaurants and fire halls are filled on Friday nights with people hungry to […]

Darwin Day sparks evolution debate

Darwin Day sparks evolution debate

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne hosted its annual Darwin Day event on Wednesday. Despite operating as a Catholic University, the University supports the teaching of evolution. In 2003, David Lampee, associate professor in the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, started Darwin Day at Duquesne and said that the administration was […]