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“Heartwarming” stories reveal societal agonies

“Heartwarming” stories reveal societal agonies

08/30/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor “Teachers donate 100 sick days to colleague with cancer.” “Best baby shower gift: Paid time off for new parents.” “Watch a mother and her child reunite after 55 days.” “HEARTWARMING: A teacher breaks down in tears after the mother of a student buys her a car so she […]

Pitt offers coverage for transgender students

Pitt offers coverage for transgender students

By: Shivani Gosai | Student Columnist  This is an editorial piece, and the views of the writer in no way reflect the views of The Duquesne Duke, its staff, or Duquesne University.  The University of Pittsburgh recently announced it will offer health care services for transgender individuals in its faculty and staff, effective August 15. John Kozar, […]

Duquesne drops student insurance option

By Sam Leon | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne is discontinuing the University-sponsored health insurance policy for students effective July 31, 2015. In a mass e-mail sent to students in mid-November, the University announced it was dropping the plan because coverage is now available under the Affordable Care Act and through private companies offering affordable health […]

Staff Editorial: Searching for middle ground in news coverage

By Duke Staff During times of crisis, it can be overwhelming or confusing as a student to know just what is really going on, many times in the very country we live in. Take for example the storm of government shutdown coverage that continues to rain down on newsstands and feeds across the states. Instantaneous, […]