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Panthers thrash Dukes in City Game, 74-53

Panthers thrash Dukes in City Game, 74-53

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 12/06/2018 For the second consecutive year, Duquesne entered the City Game with high expectations, only to be stifled by Pitt, 74-53. It was a competitive matchup, though Pitt eventually pulled away to grab the 21-point win at PPG Paints Arena on Friday, Nov. 30. This most recent edition of the […]

A tale of two resurgent city basketball programs

A tale of two resurgent city basketball programs

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Nov. 29, 2018 Following the close of the 2017-18 college basketball season, Duquesne and Pitt were heading in very different directions. The Dukes had wrapped up a season that, despite ending with a 1-7 stretch from February on, was surprisingly inspiring. Duquesne was once an elite program, but that was […]

Preseason favorite Duquesne begins season in Texas

Preseason favorite Duquesne begins season in Texas

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/01/2018 Returning nearly all of its talent from another 20-plus win season last year, Duquesne women’s basketball is ready for another season of success in 2018-19. With lofty Atlantic 10 expectations to fulfill, Head Coach Dan Burt has made sure that his team will be ready for conference play when […]

2017-18 Duke Awards

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/26/2018 The Duke recognizes remarkable Duquesne players, coaches and teams for their successes over the past year in the third annual Duke Awards. Men’s Team of the Year: Football If it weren’t for a gut-wrenching 28-27 loss to Central Connecticut State on Nov. 11, the Duquesne football team would be celebrating its […]

The pro’s and con’s of unpaid internships

The pro’s and con’s of unpaid internships

By Zach Landau and Bryanna McDermont | A&E Editor and Asst. Photo Editor 12/7/17 Zach is arguing against unpaid internships and Bryanna is arguing for.  Listen, it can be rough out there for new or soon-to-be graduates. Entering the job market can be a scary proposition, and in an economy that is quickly becoming autonomous […]

Fights may occur during the holidays; be nice

Fights may occur during the holidays; be nice

By Duke Staff 12/7/17 With the semester winding down and break just around the corner, a reprieve from the stresses of the world is tantalizingly within reach. A few weeks to relax, recoup and restart is just what winter break calls for. That is, until your relatives show up. Because let’s be real: Not every […]

‘Duke’ Editor-in-Chief Devorak wishes staff good luck

‘Duke’ Editor-in-Chief Devorak wishes staff good luck

By Leah Devorak | Editor-in-Chief 12/7/17 For 20 minutes, I unsuccessfully wracked my brain for a quote from the first moment I walked into The Duke newsroom, the whole time wondering why I could think of nothing. But then I remembered the actual moment I first arrived, and the reason for the blank was clear: […]

Time for ‘Duke’ assistant photo editor to say “good-Bry”

Time for ‘Duke’ assistant photo editor to say “good-Bry”

By Bryanna McDermont | Asst. Photo Editor 12/7/17 I walked into The Duke newsroom my freshman year at Duquesne, wrote a few opinion columns and left. I didn’t feel the sense of family and belonging that the staff that particular year preached about having at their Fall Open House. I loved to write but simply […]

DACA deserves our protection

DACA deserves our protection

By: Duke Staff Families torn apart. People shipped off to places they don’t know or can hardly remember. These are the consequences of the recent announcement from the Trump administration to scrap the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigrant program. This cruel policy change is now a reality for 800,000 young DACA recipients who […]

Disneyland Paris denies boy to be a “Princess for a Day”

Disneyland Paris denies boy to be a “Princess for a Day”

Kayla Casavant | Staff Columnist Disneyland Paris recently issued an apology after a British mother claimed that her three year old son was denied participation in their “Princess for a Day” experience because he was a boy, The Guardian reported on August 30. According to NBC News,  Hayley McLean-Glass wrote an email to the Disneyland […]

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