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Biking commuters brace for harsh weather arrival

Biking commuters brace for harsh weather arrival

Kaye Burnet | Staff Writer With Halloween behind us and the possibility of freezing rain and snow ahead, one group on campus is affected more than most by the forthcoming precipitation: cycling commuters. According to the Office of Commuter Affairs, commuters make up the majority of Duquesne’s student body. While most commuters drive to campus, […]

The Most Honest 2017 Housing Guide

The Most Honest 2017 Housing Guide

HOUSING is one of those things that matters a lot in college. Sure, classes and extracurriculars will help to pad a résumé. Your room, however, is where many of the truly meaningful interactions will take place. Friendships will be forged, jokes will be made, essays will be written, love will be found — or lost […]

The Most Honest 2016 Duquesne Housing Guide

The Most Honest 2016 Duquesne Housing Guide

  Housing is always a big decision. In college, it’s possibly one of the biggest. Higher education is built on more than just going to classes — it’s about socializing, being part of a community and growing your personal self. And nothing determines the success of those efforts quite like where you live. A room […]

Amid calls for apology, Dougherty issues same letter through SGA

Amid calls for apology, Dougherty issues same letter through SGA

By Julian Routh and Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke A campus-wide email with a letter from Duquesne President Charles Dougherty — the same letter that was distributed on social media last week — marked the end of the president’s apology for comments he made last week about off-campus living, according to Student Government Association […]

Students call commuter meal plans ‘a rip-off’

Students call commuter meal plans ‘a rip-off’

By Carolyn Conte | The Duquesne Duke A close look at on-campus dining prices reveals that Duquesne’s commuters overpay for university meal plans. The results show it would be cheaper to pay for campus food with cash than to purchase a commuter meal plan without financial aid, according to information on the Duquesne Dining web […]

Commuters protest late night parking fines

Commuters protest late night parking fines

By Casey Chafin | The Duquesne Duke After receiving hundreds of dollars in fines for parking on campus between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m., Duquesne commuter students are awaiting a response from the Office of Parking and Traffic Management about whether or not they will receive the same parking permissions as resident students. This semester, […]

Commuter students enjoy renovated lounge

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor Commuter students returned to campus Monday morning for the first day of classes to find a completely remodeled commuter center, part of a plan project manager and Duquesne graduate Greg Fuhrman oversaw this summer to bring the first floor of the student union up to date. A stark […]