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New College Hall wheelchair lift not operational

New College Hall wheelchair lift not operational

Raymond Arke | News Editor 01/25/18 A new stair lift installed during Christmas break in College Hall will help disabled students more easily access the building — if the university makes it operational. The $40,000 lift has remained dormant since crews installed it to the dismay of some students who are eagerly awaiting its assistance. […]

The plight of a disabled gamer against time

The plight of a disabled gamer against time

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer I hate being sick. Unfortunately, my disability has the capability to turn minor colds into full-blown pandemics, only curable through a proverbial cocktail of antibiotics and steroids. Very rarely does this method fail, but if and when it does, I am forced to leave the comforts of my home, […]

START-Play Hackers work to democratize play for all

START-Play Hackers work to democratize play for all

By Sydney McCabe | The Duquesne Duke Remember walking into Toys R Us as a kid, feeling like the possibilities for fun were endless? It’s a feeling that epitomizes childhood wonder and excitement, and it’s a feeling that every child should be entitled to. At least that’s how Duquesne’s START-Play Hackers feel, and they have […]

Best Buddies aims to change stereotypes

Best Buddies aims to change stereotypes

By Kaye Burnet | News Editor “Our goal is to change the way the world looks at these smart and capable people,” Best Buddies of Duquesne president Allison Trouten said. Senior biology major Trouten has been a member of Duquesne’s Best Buddies chapter since she was a sophomore. Now as president, she helps to foster […]