city steps

How a 19th century bluff-side incline met its fiery demise

How a 19th century bluff-side incline met its fiery demise

By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer Most Duquesne students are very familiar with the South Side Steps, officially called the City Steps, that lead to the 10th Street Bridge. What many may be surprised to know is that the steps used to be an incline, which probably would be preferable to the steps that many […]

South Side steps pose icy winter danger

South Side steps pose icy winter danger

By Brandon Addeo and Casey Chafin | The Duquesne Duke Taryn Maleski’s hand reached out, desperately grabbing for something to help her keep her balance, but it was too late. She pitched forward down the icy South Side steps, and felt lucky to walk away with nothing worse than a sprained wrist. “I can’t imagine […]