coronavirus

Website shows Apollo 13 mission in real time

Website shows Apollo 13 mission in real time

Katia Faroun | Associate Photo Editor 04/08/2020 50 years ago, Houston had a problem. On April 11, 1970, NASA launched the Apollo 13 mission to the moon. The goal of the seventh Apollo mission was to explore different lunar sites to gather more knowledge about Earth’s moon. However, 55 hours and 55 minutes into the […]

One Theatre Movement connects young artists in isolation

One Theatre Movement connects young artists in isolation

Colleen Hammond | Opinions Editor 4/2/2020 Senior Emily Rexroad couldn’t wait for her humble troupe to take the stage at the West Virginia State Thespian Conference. After weeks of rehearsals and intense preparation, Rexroad and her fellow castmates adorned their brand new costumes and began their final dress rehearsal. At last, the show was finally […]

DU student shares ‘Q-Tips’ for making the most of quarantine

DU student shares ‘Q-Tips’ for making the most of quarantine

April 1, 2020 Carissa Haslam | Junior Communication Studies major  I have curated a list of some tips that will hopefully help you make the most of your quarantine experience — or at least survive it.  Some important Q-tips: Relive your childhood by building a giant blanket fort in your living room! Bonus points if […]

Duquesne student self-isolates, finds solace in podcasts and walks

Duquesne student self-isolates, finds solace in podcasts and walks

March 30, 2020 Jessica Schmitz | First Year Economics and Political Science Major My self-isolation has really been more of a quarantine. My parents live in North Dakota, so when students were asked to leave campus, I had to go through three airports to get back home. My parents didn’t want to risk me possibly […]

Masked Ambition

Masked Ambition

Griffin Sendek | Photo Editor 3/19/20 It’s tremendous how much one email can throw a wrench in everyone’s lives. The punching of a few keys and the click of a single button and suddenly our lives as students are changed forever. This photoshoot was planned a week ago to coincide with this once-a-semester special fashion […]

Crew of Point Park’s Pippin discusses canceled production

Crew of Point Park’s <em>Pippin</em> discusses canceled production

Colleen Hammond | Opinions Editor 03/19/20 The PNC theater at Point Park University buzzed with excitement as the cast of Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin slipped into costume for their opening night preview on the evening of Thursday, March 12. In a flurry of hairspray, sequins and hand sanitizer, the actors and crew prepped for the beginning […]

Cancellations cut spring athletes’ seasons, careers, short

Cancellations cut spring athletes’ seasons, careers, short

David Borne | Sports Editor March 19, 2020 On March 11, senior Rilee Bradshaw and her Duquesne lacrosse teammates walked off of Rooney Field after posting a 25-2 win over Akron. Just a day later, the Atlantic 10 announced that all remaining spring sports competitions and championships would be canceled due to coronavirus concerns. “Never […]