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Former DU football recruit facing a minimum of one decade in prison

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 01/24/2019 A former Duquesne football recruit is facing a minimum of 10 years in Florida state prison. Jake Collins, who was arrested in April for burglary with a firearm among other charges, pleaded guilty last week to four charges, each carrying a 10-year term. However, it’s possible that the judge […]

Felon disenfranchisement a form of voter suppression

Felon disenfranchisement a form of voter suppression

11/08/2018 By Timothy Rush | Staff Writer Voting is a staple of modern American democracy, one that is held sacrosanct among the American populace. As the midterm season wraps up, and many of us exercise our right to vote, there needs to be the acknowledgement of those who are still unable to vote in our […]

Services available to grieving students

Services available to grieving students

The Duquesne Duke Staff 10/05/2018 With the shock of the past day’s events, we wanted to remind students and the larger Duquesne community of the opportunities available to them. The Counseling and Wellbeing Center, located in 636 Fisher Hall, has counselors available. They can be reached at 412-396-6204. The center offers group therapy sessions on Tuesdays […]

BREAKING: Police investigating Brottier death

BREAKING: Police investigating Brottier death

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief UPDATE 10/05/18 11:20 a.m.: In a statement to the Duquesne community, President Gormley said he felt “great sadness” in reporting the death of Marquis Brown, a Duquesne University football player and junior in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.  Brown was from the Washington D.C. area and was listed as a running […]

BREAKING: Police investigate sexual assault on Duquesne’s campus

BREAKING: Police investigate sexual assault on Duquesne’s campus

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 09/29/2018 On Sept. 29, a Duquesne University crime alert email informed students of a reported sexual assault that occurred on campus over the night of Sept. 28. A female Duquesne student walked into the Duquesne University police station on Sept. 29 at 4:26 p.m. to report the alleged assault, according to the […]

BREAKING: Police investigating sexual assault involving Duquesne student

BREAKING: Police investigating sexual assault involving Duquesne student

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 09/03/2018 The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Sexual Assault Unit is investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred to a Duquesne student in the morning hours of Labor Day, according to a campus-wide crime alert email. At 9:44 a.m. on Sept. 3, Duquesne University Police responded to a report that a female […]

BREAKING: Duquesne Public Safety apprehends Gumberg suspect

BREAKING: Duquesne Public Safety apprehends Gumberg suspect

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 07/25/2018 On July 25, Duquesne University Public Safety announced in an email alert that they have apprehended a suspect after a female student reported a man allegedly fondling himself in Gumberg Library yesterday evening. The announcement followed an earlier email alert on July 25 publicizing the incident. The crime alert email […]

Duquesne football recruit Jake Collins faces second theft charge in one week

Duquesne football recruit Jake Collins faces another theft charge just days after he was charged with stealing firearms and jewelry from a Palm Beach County (Florida) sheriff’s deputy’s home, and then pawning some of the items to nearby shops. Collins is now being accused of stealing from a home near his own that has been […]

Pittsburgh police prep for Mueller-related riots

Pittsburgh police prep for Mueller-related riots

Kailey Love | Photo Editor 04/19/2018 Speculation surrounding a potential firing of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller is swirling in Pittsburgh this week, following a leaked email from Pittsburgh Police’s Major Crimes Commander Victor Joseph to his detectives. The email, released via Twitter on the morning of April 18 by WTAE’s Marcie Cipriani, detailed steps that […]

Duquesne football recruit faces armed burglary charge, among others

Duquesne football recruit faces armed burglary charge, among others

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/18/2018 A Duquesne football recruit was arrested on several charges on Monday, April 16, in his hometown of Lake Worth, Florida, including one count of armed burglary and three counts of grand theft of a firearm, among others. Jake Collins, an 18-year-old, signed to join Duquesne as a member of […]

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