China

China: Not the savior we wanted, but the savior we need

China: Not the savior we wanted, but the savior we need

3101/31/2019 By Alexander Wolfe | Staff Columnist Although Russian Orthodox Christmas was Jan. 7, Vladimir Putin continues to get presents beyond the second $3,000 jumpsuit I’m assuming he asked for. The American government just ended a month-long shutdown, the European Union seems to be foaming at the mouth to humiliate Theresa May and the Treasury […]

Chinese dissident hosts lecture on human rights at Duquesne

Chinese dissident hosts lecture on human rights at Duquesne

Zachary Landau | Asst. A&E Editor On March 20, Chinese lawyer and dissident Teng Biao gave a presentation on the state of civil rights in China to kick off Duquesne’s involvement with the Scholars At Risk (SAR) network. SAR, which Duquesne recently joined, is an international network of institutions and individuals whose mission it is […]

China changing pro soccer landscape

China changing pro soccer landscape

By Sam Noel | The Duquesne Duke The landscape of professional soccer is undergoing a strange transformation. This past January transfer window has seen some players forgoing dreams and ambitions of winning league championships and following the money, instead. Notably, former Chelsea midfielder, Ramires, 28, made the jump from the English superpower to Chinese side […]

US, China infringe on freedom of speech

US, China infringe on freedom of speech

By: Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor  When it comes to the least threatening people in the world, bookshop owners are probably up there with little old ladies and babies. But for China, unregulated bookstores are just about the scariest things there are. BBC reports that over the past two months, five men have been kidnapped […]

China changes child policy to up workers

China changes child policy to up workers

By: Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor  It’s a popular saying that things never happen the same way twice. For over four decades, the Communist Party in China’s one-child rule bound families to that case. One first word, one first step, one first day of school; any family that tried to create a second set of […]

Bird flu over the Cuckoo’s Nest

By Carley Thieret | Student Columnist The airport during the holiday season is known for its insane commotion, and around each major holiday, travelers fear the worst when they book a flight. The majority of travelers’ angst comes from concerns such as missing their flight, delays, weather or perhaps uncomfortable seating arrangements while aboard the […]

DU reacts to crisis in Syria

DU reacts to crisis  in Syria

By Aaron Warnick | Photo Editor After accusations that the Bashar al-Assad regime has been using chemical weapons against rebel forces in Syria, the United States may intervene and take military action. With an estimated 100,000 Syrians already dead, a wave of controversy has surrounded the idea of intervening. Senior political science and history major […]

International peace is challenged at the 38th Parallel

By Georgie Flynn | Asst. Opinions Editor It is no secret that North Korea has been an issue for the U.S. North Korea has a reputation of not keeping the peace. North Korea has tried to assassinate multiple South Korean leaders, including the 1983 Rangoon Bombing, an assassination attempt on the fifth president of South […]