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Dambrot, Randall II finally team up at DU

Dambrot, Randall II finally team up at DU

After years of recruiting efforts on Dambrot’s part and a timely transfer from the University of Memphis,  player and coach will finally see the floor together in 2018 Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 09/20/2018 After spending his first three collegiate seasons at UNC Greensboro from 2009-12, Youngstown, Ohio, native Kyle Randall transferred to Central Michigan […]

Dukes football team set to face FBS Hawaii Sept. 22

Dukes football team set to face FBS Hawaii Sept. 22

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 09/20/2018 On Aug. 25, the Duquesne football team traveled about 500 miles northeast of the Bluff to Amherst, Massachusetts, where it faced the Massachusetts Minutemen. The game, a 63-15 DU loss, was Duquesne’s second-ever contest against a FBS opponent, with the first coming in 2014 at Buffalo. The Minutemen, led […]

Penguins poised to rebound after long summer

Penguins poised to rebound after long summer

Zach Grace | Staff Writer 09/20/2018 After back-to-back Stanley Cup winning seasons, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ reign as champions came to an end. The Alex Ovechkin-led Washington Capitals finally managed to beat the Pens in a six-game second round series, en route to their first ever Stanley Cup win. It was evident last season that the […]

Sexual assault remains a pervasive problem on college campuses

Sexual assault remains a pervasive problem on college campuses

09/20/2018 By Duke Staff In the wake of the #MeToo movement, the reckoning of long neglected sexual assault accusations at all societal levels continues to grab the headlines and hold offenders accountable. However, nearly a year after the birth of #MeToo, complacency is a threat to its momentum. With recent developments, it’s important to remember […]

Strange NRA cartoon provokes outcry; discussion

Strange NRA cartoon provokes outcry; discussion

09/20/2018 By Nayia Faxio-Douglas | Staff Columnist With all the issues and controversies contributing to this day and age, it can become difficult to distinguish between freedom of speech and an inappropriate delivery of a specific message. If the National Rifle Association (NRA) represents the right to firearms, then why is spokeswoman Dana Loesch relating […]

Nike, Kaepernick, Twitter and corporate America

Nike, Kaepernick, Twitter and corporate America

09/20/2018 By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Columnist  Browsing Twitter last week, it quickly became common to see Nike socks and shoes being burned. I was missing pieces of the puzzle until I kept scrolling and saw a photo of Colin Kaepernick with the words, “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything,” and the […]

Trump’s tweets once again spark controversy

Trump’s tweets once again spark controversy

09/20/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor As mainland America prepares for restoration efforts following Hurricane Florence’s landfall, President Trump took to Twitter once again with what might just be his worst and most disturbing take yet: The roughly 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico following the devastating Hurricane Maria were fabricated by the left in […]

Duquesne hosts annual Africa Week to celebrate unique culture

Duquesne hosts annual Africa Week to celebrate unique culture

Kellen Stepler | Staff Writer 09/20/2018 The Duquesne community was invited to the 4th annual Africa Week, sponsored by the Center of African Studies. Students, faculty and staff were invited to a three-day event to learn more about African cultures and perspectives. “Africa Week originated with the Center of African Studies to make the campus […]

Former DU basketball player honored in documentary

Former DU basketball player honored in documentary

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 09/20/2018 A new short documentary celebrates the historic and groundbreaking accomplishments of a former Duquesne Dukes basketball player. The film, Let ‘Em Know You’re There, looks at the life of Jim Tucker, who played at Duquesne from 1951 to 1954, his NBA career and his current life with Alzheimer’s disease. The […]

SGA to implement strategic plan

SGA to implement strategic plan

Josiah Martin | A&E Editor 09/20/2018 During Duquesne University’s Student Government Association meeting on Sept. 9, President Eric Chatterjee introduced his 2018 Strategic Plan. The presentation detailed the specific ideas and causes that Chatterjee wishes to see pursued by SGA over the course of the coming school year. The plan, as presented via PowerPoint, is […]

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