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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 […]

Inauguration should focus on president, not performers

Inauguration should focus on president, not performers

By Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor  Presidential inaugurations have never garnered the sort of publicity like they have had this year, not even when Barack Obama was elected and sworn in as the first African-American president. When President Obama was sworn into office in 2009, according to Politico, 1.8 million people were in attendance. About […]

The Duke, Off the Bluff win 2016 Mark of Excellence awards

The Duke, Off the Bluff win 2016 Mark of Excellence awards

For the first time in several years, the staff of The Duquesne Duke took home multiple Mark of Excellence awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. The awards recognize the best in student journalism by geographic region; Duquesne publications competed in Region 1, comprised of schools in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, […]

2016 March Madness to be extraordinarily mad

2016 March Madness to be extraordinarily mad

By Andrew Holman | The Duquesne Duke The NCAA Selection Show is still three days away, but honestly the millions of brackets that will be filled out in the coming week are already busted. It’s March and that means madness is brewing, but this year it’s going to be the truest definition of madness. Unlike […]