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Facing cancer, Budway healed ‘by giving’

Facing cancer, Budway healed ‘by giving’

By Julian Routh | News Editor After a 13-year battle with breast cancer, adjunct voice professor Maureen Budway died Jan. 12 at age 51. Budway, who had been a faculty member at Duquesne since 1986, was a renowned singer in several different styles, including jazz and classical. She was the “perfect teacher,” effectively coaching students […]

Friends remember Fleming as caring, dedicated

Friends remember Fleming as caring, dedicated

By Julian Routh | News Editor The sophomore business student who died Sunday morning was caring, hardworking and “always nice to everybody,” his friends said. Ryan Fleming, 20, of Johnstown, Pa., died in his sleep from a cardiac condition, his family said. His body was found in his room on the 12th floor in Towers […]

Vojtko remembered for pride, eloquence

By Julian Routh | News Editor _______________________________________________________________________ UPDATE (4:56 PM September 20): The Rev. Daniel Walsh spoke to The Duke, saying Vojtko was allowed to stay at the Laval House for a month with daily meals. Read the full story here for all the updates on the university’s treatment of Margaret Mary Vojtko, including reaction to the Post-Gazette column […]