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Duquesne loses to SLU, falls to 10-7 in conference

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer March 6, 2019 The Duquesne men’s basketball team fell Wednesday evening to the Saint Louis Billikens, 85-75. The Dukes’ Eric Williams Jr. led all scorers with 40 points, sinking seven of his nine 3-point attempts. Williams’ 40 points were a new career high for the sophomore swingman. Saint Louis senior […]

Dukes have much to play for following victory over UMass

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer March 4, 2019 Duquesne earned a crucial victory Saturday at home against the Massachusetts Minutemen. It lifted the Dukes to 10-6 in the Atlantic 10 and 19-10 overall, tying the program’s highest win total since the 2010-11 season. The final tally of 80-73 suggests a more comfortable win than it […]

Dual-sport Taylor relinquishes one dream for another

Dual-sport Taylor relinquishes one dream for another

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Feb. 28, 2019 Kellon Taylor arrived at Duquesne in 2016 tasked with the sports-lover’s ultimate fantasy: Compete dually for separate NCAA Division I athletic teams. Instead of heading to a FBS-level institution on a football-only scholarship, or giving up football for basketball altogether somewhere else, Taylor opted for the Bluff, […]

NFL conference champions to be set this Sunday

NFL conference champions to be set this Sunday

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Jan. 17, 2019 The NFL Playoffs are generally thought to be one of the more unpredictable postseasons in professional sports. However, in recent years the top seeds have reigned supreme. This year is no different. The four top seeds in the entire league — the Kansas City Chiefs, New England […]

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 […]

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