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Local DU chef, activist featured on TBS’ ‘Full Frontal’

Local DU chef, activist featured on TBS’ ‘Full Frontal’

02/01/2018 By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer Marla Blunt: member of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), political organizer, fighter for a living wage and fair healthcare and Duquesne’s vegan/vegetarian chef. Blunt puts her all into her cause with her union and the city of Pittsburgh. Recently, Blunt was featured on TBS’s late-night talk show […]

Holiday dessert recipes sure to delight

Holiday dessert recipes sure to delight

11/30/2017 By Jamie Crow | Staff Writer At this point in the semester, we’re all a little stressed. While finals loom over our heads, something much more exciting is coming up pretty quickly: the holiday season. Holiday desserts are one of my favorite parts of the season, and I love that they bring people together. […]

Eating in: A guide to dorm-room delicacies

Eating in: A guide to dorm-room delicacies

By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer For those of us students living on campus with a meal plan, it’s that time of year when we remember that FLEX is tragically finite. Together, we mourn the lack of kitchen amenities in the majority of student housing, which encourages frequent snacking and temptations of takeout. So if […]

Will walk for food: Life beyond dining halls

Will walk for food: Life beyond dining halls

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Welcome to the Continuing Misadventures of a Displaced Duquesne Student, a series in which Features Editor Seth Culp-Ressler grapples with his newfound life off campus. For the veterans of apartment life, feel free to laugh at his incompetence. For non-veterans, perhaps the mistakes he chronicles are valuable lessons. Chapter […]

Spring Break in Paris

Spring Break in Paris

By Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor They say that Paris is always a good idea. This semester, I decided to investigate that for myself by signing up for a Spring Breakaway course — Travel Writing — destined for the City of Light. Read on for a recap of my favorite experiences of the week-long trip. […]

Super Bowl Snackin’: Come up clutch with football brownies

Super Bowl Snackin’: Come up clutch with football brownies

By Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor The glorious Super Bowl Sunday. It’s the perfect excuse to gather with friends and family in celebration no matter what team you root for, forgetting the winter doldrums for at least a night. There’s something for everyone: the hoopla of the Big Game, the anticipated advertisements and the mouthwatering […]

Dorm Room Delicacies: Recipes for cheap college cooking

Dorm Room Delicacies: Recipes for cheap college cooking

By Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor For some students, one of the worst parts about coming back to college in the fall is missing out on home-cooked meals. Instead, daily culinary adventures are confined to either campus dining, take out or instant ramen noodles. That said, just because there might not be a full-blown kitchen […]