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BREAKING: Police investigating Brottier death

BREAKING: Police investigating Brottier death

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief UPDATE 10/05/18 11:20 a.m.: In a statement to the Duquesne community, President Gormley said he felt “great sadness” in reporting the death of Marquis Brown, a Duquesne University football player and junior in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.  Brown was from the Washington D.C. area and was listed as a running […]

Duquesne Police investigate Nov. 11 bomb threat

Duquesne Police investigate Nov. 11 bomb threat

Raymond Arke and Kailey Love | The Duquesne Duke 11/11/17 A busy day on campus, which included a Duquesne football game and the start of the men’s basketball season, was overshadowed by an intensive bomb search by multiple police departments. Around 3:15 p.m. on Nov.11, the Duquesne University information desk fielded a call from a […]

Accused killer visited Duquesne before Pitt attack

Accused killer visited Duquesne before Pitt attack

Raymond Arke | News Editor 10/12/17 The man accused of killing a University of Pittsburgh student was on Duquesne’s campus hours before, attempting to enter Brottier Hall, Pittsburgh Police said this week. Police charged Matthew Darby with the killing and said he visited two buildings on campus and interacted with Duquesne Police before taking an […]

Pittsburgh begins installing new security features

Pittsburgh begins installing new security features

Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer Shootings, robberies and suitcases left in tunnels. The one thing those all have in common is that in the past year they have happened around Duquesne University’s campus. While many of these events did not directly impact students, the potential harm it could cause to students is pertinent to student […]

“No danger to campus” report police after Fisher Hall incident

“No danger to campus” report police after Fisher Hall incident

Raymond Arke | News Editor On August 23, Duquesne police detained a student who told a professor he had a gun, Public Affairs reported. Around 2 p.m., the professor approached a student who was wearing a “green Army-style jacket,” according to a statement obtained by the The Duke. The statement said that the student’s hand […]

Campus crusades against assault

Campus crusades against assault

Kaye Burnet | Asst. News Editor Several Duquesne organizations are coming together to participate in National Sexual Assault Awareness Month by hosting on-campus informational lectures and other educational events. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in five women report being raped at some time in their lives. Of those victims, nearly […]