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Interactive display on homelessness highlights experience through art

Interactive display on homelessness highlights experience through art

10/10/19 Griffin Sendek | Photo Editor Division of Mission Identity and Center for Community Engaged Teaching and Research collaborated with Light of Life Rescue Mission to bring an interactive display of homelessness to Towers MPR. The purpose of the display was to give a tactile demonstration of what the homeless experience is in the city. […]

Katie Westbrook Memorial Race going strong for 18th year

Katie Westbrook Memorial Race going strong for 18th year

09/26/2019 Grace Rosello | Staff Writer On Saturday morning on Mellon Patio, dogs, from a teacup Yorkshire terrier to a huge fluffy husky named Socrates, barked, whined and wagged their tails at each other. Duquesne University School of Law provided red and blue bandanas hung around the dog’s collars in honor of the Katie Westbrook […]

Paper Tiger is a lazy, tone-deaf special from Bill Burr

<em>Paper Tiger</em> is a lazy, tone-deaf special from Bill Burr

Ollie Gratzinger | Editor-in-Chief 09/12/19 In his new comedy special Paper Tiger, Bill Burr aims to critique the nuances of an ever-polarized and political American society, but instead, he bumbles through 67 minutes of awkward, aggressive tabloid humor with only rare moments of respite from what can only be described as an act of dogmatic […]

Labor union representing Post-Gazette staff files complaint against publisher John Block

Labor union representing Post-Gazette staff files complaint against publisher John Block

Kailey Love | Editor-in-Chief 02/14/19 According to the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh, the union that represents Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporters, an incident that occurred on Feb. 8 involving the paper’s publisher and co-owner John Block caused employees to fear for their safety. According to a press release from the Guild with detailed eyewitness accounts, Block came […]

A&E: The Best & Worst of 2018

A&E: The Best & Worst of 2018

We asked our Arts & Entertainment section writers to pick their favorite media for 2018. Some pieces were loved by many, but a few picks surprised us! Check them out below, followed by the worst of 2018.   The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 2 Salena Moran, Staff Writer The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel season 2 continues […]

Brooklyn Nine-Nine returns on new home, NBC

<em>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</em> returns on new home, NBC

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor 01/17/19 Last spring, fans of Fox’s gold-hearted police sitcom went into mourning when the network announced the cancellation of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Disappointed viewers lamented the loss of the show and eulogized its importance. In tackling issues like police brutality, racial profiling, corrupt prisons and anti-LGBT discrimination, Brooklyn Nine-Nine became a […]

Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 10

Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 10

While Miami quarterback Jay Cutler threw for 311 yard and three touchdowns against the Raiders on Nov. 5, the Dolphins fell to Oakland 27-24. Oakland tight end Jared Cook posted 126 receiving yards on the day, while running back Marshawn Lynch rushed for 57 yards. While Miami quarterback Jay Cutler threw for 311 yard and three […]

Showing support vital in light of Hurricane Harvey destruction

Showing support vital in light of Hurricane Harvey destruction

By: Duke Staff In the wake of the destruction left by Hurricane Harvey, the worst rainstorm in United States history, there are many ways Duquesne students can aid in the relief of the Houston area – and with more than just sympathetic tweets. One great way to help is through the university’s crowdfunding campaign. Announced […]

Trump disappoints at Phoenix rally, in presidency

Trump disappoints at Phoenix rally, in presidency

By: Nayia Faxio-Douglas | Staff Columnist President Trump has been in office for only seven months, and he has still yet to make an even bigger name for himself than he had before. On Aug. 22, Trump held a rally in Phoenix in light of the riots in Charlottesville, Virginia, where many of his supporters, both […]

Tomi Lahren receives undeserving larger platform

Tomi Lahren receives undeserving larger platform

By: Kailey Love | Photo Editor Snowflakes beware: Tomi Lahren is returning to the political arena. Unfortunately, much like the mythical hydra (a monster which grows two more heads if you cut off one), taking away Lahren’s public megaphone only made her louder. Lahren left conservative news outlet “TheBlaze” in March after she was suspended […]