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Panthers thrash Dukes in City Game, 74-53

Panthers thrash Dukes in City Game, 74-53

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 12/06/2018 For the second consecutive year, Duquesne entered the City Game with high expectations, only to be stifled by Pitt, 74-53. It was a competitive matchup, though Pitt eventually pulled away to grab the 21-point win at PPG Paints Arena on Friday, Nov. 30. This most recent edition of the […]

Editor-in-Chief Raymond Arke bids Duke farewell after four years

Editor-in-Chief Raymond Arke bids Duke farewell after four years

12/06/2018 By Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief There’s an old photo of myself, when I’m probably less than two-years-old, spread out on the kitchen floor with an open newspaper “reading” an article about the Ken Starr investigation. It is an amusing foreshadow to now as I reflect on four incredibly well-spent years at The Duke. What […]

Commuting presents students with unique challenges, advantages

Commuting presents students with unique challenges, advantages

12/06/2018 By Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor As students progress through their academic programs at Duquesne University, many eventually choose to move off campus to apartments and houses in the city and nearby South Side neighborhoods. By doing so and commuting to campus, many students gain more freedom by living on their own, maybe for […]

Stream field biology projects shared

Stream field biology projects shared

Kellen Stepler | Staff Writer 12/06/2018 Rivers and streams supply our drinking water, irrigate crops, provide recreational activities and house fish and other aquatic species. As a result, Duquesne students want to take care of their natural resources. So, the university’s stream field biology students researched streams and rivers in the area and presented their […]

DU hosts Iranian lawyer as speaker

DU hosts Iranian lawyer as speaker

Luke Schrum | Staff Writer 12/06/2018 In an effort to expand the perspectives of students and faculty beyond the classroom, Duquesne University’s Department of Political Science, in conjunction with the provost, hosted human rights lawyer and scholar Delaram Farzaneh on Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. for a lecture on women’s rights issues in Iran. Clifford […]

Duquesne professor named as science society fellow

Duquesne professor named as science society fellow

Samantha Zapach | Staff Writer 12/06/2018 Duquesne University Professor John Pollock of the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences was recently named as one of the fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS is known as being one of the world’s largest science societies. According to its website, “The […]

Duke staff looks forward

Duke staff looks forward

12/06/2018 By Duke Staff Josiah: While the past year has seen a lot wonderful time spent with a lot of my favorite people, I look forward to the clean slate that 2019 will bring. In a year full of ups and downs, I hope to keep a positive outlook looking forward, and I have big […]

A tale of two resurgent city basketball programs

A tale of two resurgent city basketball programs

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Nov. 29, 2018 Following the close of the 2017-18 college basketball season, Duquesne and Pitt were heading in very different directions. The Dukes had wrapped up a season that, despite ending with a 1-7 stretch from February on, was surprisingly inspiring. Duquesne was once an elite program, but that was […]

Duquesne pounds Towson, advances in playoffs

Duquesne pounds Towson, advances in playoffs

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Nov. 29, 2018 Duquesne’s football team did something on Saturday, Nov. 24 that it had never done before — win an NCAA FCS playoff game. It did it in dominant fashion, too, topping No. 16 Towson, 31-10, thanks in large part to some 31 unanswered points, 28 of them coming […]

Women’s team experiencing shooting woes early

Women’s team experiencing shooting woes early

David Borne | Staff Writer Nov. 29, 2018 Almost through the first month of their season, the women’s basketball team is off to a bit of a rocky start. However, coming off consecutive wins over Saint Francis and Kent State, the team looks to finally be finding their stride. The win over Kent State on […]

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