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Free national newspaper program discontinued by Duquesne

Free national newspaper program discontinued by Duquesne

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor With the arrival of the fall 2018 semester, students can expect a notable change around campus: The SGA-sponsored newsstands providing free copies of The New York Times, USA Today and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette will no longer be in place. The newsstands had a previously-permanent home in the Student Union, law school […]

Unoffical SGA election results are in, People’s Party victorious

Unoffical SGA election results are in, People’s Party victorious

Raymond Arke | News Editor 02/22/18 02/28/18: UPDATED WITH CANDIDATE INTERVIEWS The People’s Party delivered a clean sweep in the Feb. 20 student government elections, winning all three contested Student Government Association (SGA) executive board positions handily, according to the unofficial results. The unofficial results also suggested that student participation in this election was the […]

SGA debate provides a look at the future

SGA debate provides a look at the future

Ollie Gratzinger and Shivani Gosai | The Duquesne Duke 02/15/18 Coming eight days before polls open on Feb. 21, candidates running for election to the the Student Government Association (SGA) Executive Board met in the Pappert Lecture Hall to debate some of campus’ most important issues. Candidates competing for the position of SGA President include […]

SGA preps for new semester of Duquesne events

SGA preps for new semester of Duquesne events

Michael Marafino | Staff Writer 01/18/18 Students want their voices heard. The Student Government Association (SGA) allows students to vocalize their opinions and concerns and have them heard by the faculty and other committees. It acts as the bridge between the students and the Duquesne University Administration. Students from several schools of study at the […]

SGA mosaic project offers chance to leave a mark

SGA mosaic project offers chance to leave a mark

Sairah Aslam | Staff Writer 12/13/17 Oftentimes, students hope to leave a mark at their alma mater. With the Mission Forward Mosaic, they can do just that. The mosaic is a project sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA) and the Duquesne University Scholar Association (DUSA). Students, faculty, staff, alumni and others can, with an […]

Only eight SGA senators represent 10,000 Duquesne students

Only eight SGA senators represent 10,000 Duquesne students

By Kaye Burnet | News Editor The Duquesne Student Government Association is working to improve its record-low participation rate, with only 8 of its 47 Senate seats currently filled. According to SGA member Michael Rand, eight SGA senators ran for election uncontested to fill the 2016-2017 Senate, down from 11 senators at this time last […]

New SGA board hopes to raise student involvement

New SGA board hopes to raise student involvement

By Kaye Burnet | News Editor On Feb. 16, almost 1,300 students cast ballots to elect the next year’s leadership of the Student Government Association, the Residence Hall Association and the Commuter Council. The votes resulted in a mixed-party SGA executive board, which will be lead by incoming President-elect James Daher from the Forward Party. […]