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BREAKING: Duquesne announces new partnership for Brottier Hall

BREAKING: Duquesne announces new partnership for Brottier Hall

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 05/09/18 After initially revealing it was looking into working with third-parties on Brottier Hall last summer, Duquesne announced on May 9 that it has finalized the acquisition of the upperclassman apartment building. The deal, with Radnor Property Group and Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, includes plans to “modernize and renovate the […]

Vickroy Hall

Vickroy Hall

Year Built: 1997 Price: $3,494 Capacity: 283 residents Years Allowed: sophomores, juniors, seniors, grad and law Room Types: two-room suite-style Laundry Facilities: on each floor Bathroom Facilities: one per suite What’s New: All furniture and carpeting replaced in 2015, new kitchen on first floor Real thoughts from real students: “I like that the rooms are a decent […]

Assumption Hall

Assumption Hall

Year Built: 1954 Price: $3,329 Capacity: about 300 residents Years Allowed: freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors Room Types: singles, doubles Laundry Facilities: on ground floor Bathroom Facilities: communal, one in each wing What’s New: Windows replaced, new flooring, paint, lighting and thermostats in all rooms. Bathrooms on the Stevenson Street side remodeled, and laundry moved […]

Duquesne Towers

Duquesne Towers

Year Built: 1971 Price: $3,329 Capacity: 1,113 residents Years Allowed: freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, grad and law Room Types: doubles, triples, wings Laundry Facilities: in each wing Bathroom Facilities: communal, in each wing What’s New: Renovations completed in 2016 of all rooms, bathrooms and furniture Real thoughts from real students: “The free laundry is a […]

Des Places Hall

Des Places Hall

Year Built: 2012 Price: $3,730 Capacity: 425 residents Years Allowed: sophomores, juniors, seniors, grad and law Room Types: one-, two- and three-room suite-style Laundry Facilities: on each floor Bathroom Facilities: one per suite What’s New: The whole building, really, since Des Place is the newest LLC on campus Real thoughts from real students: “I honestly […]

Brottier Hall

Brottier Hall

Year Built: 1969 Price: $19,970 (12 month lease) Capacity: 660 residents Years Allowed: juniors, seniors, grad and law Room Types: studio, one- and two- room apartments Laundry Facilities: on G-level Bathroom Facilities: in each unit What’s New: In 2015 some lighting, paint and carpet replacement, as well as all furniture Real thoughts from real students: […]

St. Martin Hall

St. Martin Hall

Year Built: 1961 Price: $3,329 Capacity: 485 residents Years Allowed: freshmen, upperclassmen for single rooms only Room Types: singles, doubles, 1 triple Laundry Facilities: on each floor Bathroom Facilities: communal, on each floor What’s New: LED lighting in all rooms, water fountains with water bottle filling stations Real thoughts from real students: “I like the […]

Sexual assault reported in Duquesne dorm [UPDATED]

Sexual assault reported in Duquesne dorm [UPDATED]

Brandon Addeo | News Editor This story will be updated as more information becomes available. UPDATE 3:00 p.m. 2/5/2017 Duquesne spokeswoman Bridget Fare confirmed the suspect is a Duquesne student. UPDATE 12:30 p.m. 2/5/2017 Pittsburgh Police are handling the investigation into the sexual assault, which was reported around 3:30 a.m. Sunday, according to Duquesne spokeswoman […]

The Most Honest 2016 Duquesne Housing Guide

The Most Honest 2016 Duquesne Housing Guide

  Housing is always a big decision. In college, it’s possibly one of the biggest. Higher education is built on more than just going to classes — it’s about socializing, being part of a community and growing your personal self. And nothing determines the success of those efforts quite like where you live. A room […]

‘Extremely poor judgment’ caused Towers fire

‘Extremely poor judgment’ caused Towers fire

By The Duquesne Duke staff UPDATE: 1/25/16 1:40 p.m. A Duquesne crime alert sent to all students Monday afternoon described the cause of Sunday night’s Towers dorm fire as “extremely poor judgment” by a student. According to Duquesne police,  a resident student in the Towers laundry area was “experimenting” to see what would happen if he ignited a piece […]