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Pink Floyd’s music comes to life in laser show

Pink Floyd’s music comes to life in laser show

Capri Scarcelli | Staff Writer 10/10/19 Carnegie Science Center’s Buhl Planetarium laser show offers an array of musical genres to partake in what feels like a live concert, all the while providing the dome with dazzling portraits and patterns set to the very tempo of each song in the show’s compilation. On Friday, Oct. 4, […]

Music City Downtown unites live music venues

Music City Downtown unites live music venues

Josiah Martin | Arts & Entertainment Editor 01/24/19 The Downtown Community Development Corporation (CDC) recently announced Music City Downtown, a new initiative to make live music in Downtown Pittsburgh more common and accessible. At a press conference at the August Wilson Center on Jan. 16, John Valentine, the executive director of the Downtown CDC, explained […]

As Ebola spreads, nurses prepare

As Ebola spreads, nurses prepare

By Julian Routh | News Editor The Duquesne School of Nursing is taking steps to educate students on the threat of the Ebola virus, which was transmitted to a second nurse in the United States this week. Nursing school Dean Mary Ellen Glasgow said nursing chairs and curriculum committees are meeting to discuss how to […]

Center gets grant for Hispanic startups

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke The Small Business Development Center received a $50,000 grant for funding to provide aid to young and startup businesses on Sept. 4. Duquesne’s Neo Lab: Fast Track to Inclusiveness was one of 50 winners selected from 800 proposals. The money will go toward providing aid to Hispanic and […]

Center opens with new approach to health

Center opens with new approach to health

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke The grand opening of Duquesne’s new Counseling and Wellbeing Center in Fisher Hall will take place Thursday at 3 p.m. and will highlight several changes to the University’s approach to caring for students’ and faculty’s mental and physical health. According to center Director Ian Edwards, Duquesne has had […]

PSU dance marathon raises $13 million

PSU dance marathon raises $13 million

By Andy Hornak | The Duquesne Duke Penn State students and alumni gathered in Bryce Jordan Center this past weekend for a 46-hour dance marathon that raised over $13 million for cancer research. THON, a three-day continuous dance marathon, brought together thousands of people to provide emotional and financial support for children suffering from various […]

University offers options to read for fun

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke A study released by the Pew Research Center revealed that today’s college students read more than any other age group in the United States. According to the study, 88 percent of all young adults in the United States ages 18-24 have read at least part of a book, […]

City officials, Penguins drop gloves over lot

City officials, Penguins drop gloves over lot

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor The $33.7 million redevelopment project to build three new streets and rebuild four others on the site where the Civic Arena used to stand hit a wall last Thursday when the Sports & Exhibition Authority failed to secure federal grant money. The federal government rejected the authority’s application […]

Professor invited to Paris for UNESCO roundtable discussion

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke Henk ten Have, director of the Center for Healthcare Ethics, spoke at the United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) roundtable discussion in Paris last Friday. Ten Have, who was the director of UNESCO’s division of ethics of science and technology from 2003 to 2010, said he […]