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Duquesne students greeted by therapy dogs at Gumberg Library

Duquesne students greeted by therapy dogs at Gumberg Library

Hannah Rauh | Staff Writer Duquesne students were given a little taste of home last week, when therapy dogs came to visit at the library. For many students, this session was a quick escape from the workload and stress that comes with trying to balance homework, a job, friends, sports and extracurricular activities in college. […]

The Day After Halloween: Why students have off

The Day After Halloween: Why students have off

Ashley Newman | Staff Writer Each year, Duquesne students are gifted with the day after Halloween off from classes. Many people may take the day to relax after the festivities or get ahead on their work, but have you ever wondered why Duquesne always takes Nov. 1 off for a holiday? Nov. 1 is All […]

Runners fill Pittsburgh streets during EQT 10 Miler

Runners fill Pittsburgh streets during EQT 10 Miler

Grace Rosello | staff writer Crossing over the Smithfield Street Bridge before sunrise on Nov. 2, the Equitable Resources, Inc (EQT) 10 miler meant joining a multitude of runners decked out in race gear all heading to the starting line. On both sides of the bridge, silhouetted black against the gold and blue sky, runners […]

Duquesne NPHC hosts Pumpkin Painting event

Duquesne NPHC hosts Pumpkin Painting event

Kellen Stepler | assistant features editor   Halloween without festive pumpkins is no Halloween at all. The Duquesne National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) agrees. On Tuesday, Oct. 29, the Duquesne NPHC held a pumpkin painting event in the Africa Room that started at 8 p.m. Brandon Scott, president of the Duquesne NPHC, said the event was […]

DuPo keeping campus safe on Halloween

DuPo keeping campus safe on Halloween

Ashley Newman | Staff Writer Dressing up, fun parties and watching scary movies are just some of the many things that make Halloween such a thrilling holiday. However, Halloween can quickly become even scarier when the party gets cut short because someone needs to be rushed to the emergency room. The Duquesne Police Department, or […]

McGinley-Rice Symposium event sheds on light story of homelessness

McGinley-Rice Symposium event sheds on light story of homelessness

10/24/19 Grace Rosello | staff writer James S. Withers, M.D., F.A.C.P. and founder of Pittsburgh Mercy’s Operation Safety Net program accepted the 2019 Eileen Zungolo Spirit of Service award on Friday for his work with Operation Safety Net. The McGinley-Rice Symposium event entitled “The Face of the Person Who is Homeless” took place this past […]

Cheap and easy Halloween costume how-to

Cheap and easy Halloween costume how-to

10/17/19 Ashley Newman | Staff Writer Halloween can be a blessing and a curse; on one hand, it’s super fun to dress up and join in the festivities. On the other hand, the most terrifying part of it isn’t the ghosts, ghouls and haunted mansions, but rather having no idea what to dress up as. […]

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. […]

Fall makeup look book

Fall makeup look book

10/3/2019 Colleen Hammond | Opinions Editor Fall has arrived and brought an iconic, retro-inspired makeup look with it. The year’s global fashion weeks featured makeup styles from the ‘60s and ‘70s. This season, makeup gurus will be sporting eye makeup straight from the 1960s. Soft, gold eyeshadow is a must if you want to recreate […]

Thriftster’s Guide to Pittsburgh Thrifting

Thriftster’s Guide to Pittsburgh Thrifting

10/3/2019 Grace Rosello | Staff Writer Knowing where to thrift can be difficult in a city like Pittsburgh, where myth has it that the people are perpetually out of fashion. This guide to thrifting curated for Duquesne students recommends stores which are affordable and cater to both a modern and vintage sense of style. GOODWILL […]

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