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Class of 2021 is a record-setting one for Duquesne

Class of 2021 is a record-setting one for Duquesne

Raymond Arke | News Editor Another year, another record-setting group of students. This year’s incoming freshman class is expected to be among Duquesne’s largest classes ever, according to the most recent estimates from the university’s Enrollment Management Group (EMG). As of August 15, the Class of 2021 totals 1,569 students, beating previously large years of […]

Nothing to do at 6 a.m.? Try yoga

Nothing to do at 6 a.m.? Try yoga

By Madeline Bartos | Staff Writer Remember being a tiny fifth grader and eating an entire sleeve of Oreos? And how adults shook their heads and warned you about how in your twenties you won’t be able to eat like that without consequences? Unfortunately, your twenties are here. While you may not be able to […]

The Urban Gent – Why I grew a beard (and why you should too)

The Urban Gent – Why I grew a beard (and why you should too)

This article is the first installment of “The Urban Gent” – a recurring men’s blog dedicated to style and class. If you’re looking to write or have any critiques, e-mail the blog’s founder, Joseph Sykes, at sykesj1@duq.edu or start a conversation in the comment section below. By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor Back in high […]

DU welcomes most diverse class in history

DU welcomes most diverse class in history

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne’s mission statement puts an emphasis on maintaining an “atmosphere open to diversity.” For Duquesne’s incoming class of 2019 – the most ethnically diverse class in university history – the campus atmosphere will be more diverse than ever before. Of the total estimated class size of 1,431, approximately […]

Arti-Facts: Duquesne ring unites alumni abroad

By Carolyn Conte | The Duquesne Duke A simple sparkle on one’s finger can bring the most separated strangers together, even across international borders and years after their education at Duquesne. The Rev. George Spangenberg, a Duquesne alumnus, was on a plane from Rome to the United States when he saw a man with the […]

Guide to syllabus week

Incoming freshman class had options, chose DU

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne’s Class of 2018 may be a more widely diverse addition and derived from more educated families, but it took many of them awhile to decide to become Dukes. According to associate provost for enrollment management Paul-James Cukanna, it was a very “competitive admittance season.” “One observation that […]

Finals week causes stress

By Katie Borzellica

Staff Editorial: Winter wonderland is less than wonderful

By Duke Staff As snow drifts across the Bluff, and students wear gloves or mittens while clasping hot beverages for warmth, they carry the same conversations across campus: “It’s cold!” Yes, it is. But what’s easy to forget is that in retrospect, this year’s students of Duquesne have it easier in the winter months than […]

Class of 2017 surpasses ’16 as largest in history

By Adam Kelly | The Duquesne Duke This year’s incoming freshman class is the largest in Duquesne’s history, surpassing last year’s mark by 24 students. The class of 2017, which moved in on Tuesday, is estimated at over 1,550 students, according to Debbie Zugates, director of undergraduate admissions. The class of 2016 had 1,526 incoming […]