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Duquesne MBB sees roster shuffling despite pandemic

Duquesne MBB sees roster shuffling despite pandemic

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer April 2, 2020 The world’s ongoing COVID-19 crisis cut the 2019-20 college basketball season short roughly three weeks ago, spawning a premature offseason for the Duquesne men’s basketball team. Since the abrupt ending to the Dukes’ season, Head Coach Keith Dambrot has seen three players leave the program, but didn’t […]

DU student shares ‘Q-Tips’ for making the most of quarantine

DU student shares ‘Q-Tips’ for making the most of quarantine

April 1, 2020 Carissa Haslam | Junior Communication Studies major  I have curated a list of some tips that will hopefully help you make the most of your quarantine experience — or at least survive it.  Some important Q-tips: Relive your childhood by building a giant blanket fort in your living room! Bonus points if […]

Duquesne student self-isolates, finds solace in podcasts and walks

Duquesne student self-isolates, finds solace in podcasts and walks

March 30, 2020 Jessica Schmitz | First Year Economics and Political Science Major My self-isolation has really been more of a quarantine. My parents live in North Dakota, so when students were asked to leave campus, I had to go through three airports to get back home. My parents didn’t want to risk me possibly […]

Masked Ambition

Masked Ambition

Griffin Sendek | Photo Editor 3/19/20 It’s tremendous how much one email can throw a wrench in everyone’s lives. The punching of a few keys and the click of a single button and suddenly our lives as students are changed forever. This photoshoot was planned a week ago to coincide with this once-a-semester special fashion […]

We’re all stories in the end: editor-in-chief bids adieu

We’re all stories in the end: editor-in-chief bids adieu

03/19/2020 By Ollie Gratzinger | Editor-in-chief  I’ve found that sometimes — rarely, but sometimes — life falls into place in such a way that makes me wonder if it’s all been predetermined. Sometimes, people and places and things all fit together like puzzle pieces made to be connected, like a fixed point in time, like […]

It will never be “that time of year again”

It will never be “that time of year again”

03/19/2020 By Hallie Lauer | News Editor Bruce Springsteen, in his Broadway show, said, “there’s nothing like being young and leaving someplace.” And while I have to agree with The Boss, I’ve never been good at goodbyes — particularly goodbyes that come too soon. Whether I want to or not, though, I have to say […]

Borne says bye: sports editor ready for next step

Borne says bye: sports editor ready for next step

03/19/2020 By David Borne | Sports Editor  When I first got to Pittsburgh four years ago, I don’t think I ever expected to fall in love with this place the way that I have. I didn’t know much about the city before I moved here. I knew about all the bridges, and was aware that […]

Goodbye, farewell, and amen from A&E editor

Goodbye, farewell, and amen from A&E editor

3/19/2020 By Josiah Martin | A&E Editor Those who know me personally will be unsurprised to hear that I have somewhat of a spotty memory. I cannot remember why I joined this paper initially. I know that I came down to an open house during the first few weeks of my freshman year, but cannot […]

Men’s basketball loses final regular season game

Men’s basketball loses final regular season game

3/12/2020 Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Duquesne faltered in its final game of the regular season, losing to Richmond, 73-62. The Dukes entered the night with their hopes of a coveted double-bye in the Atlantic 10 Tournament still alive. Those hopes were shot down by 29 missed field goals and 15 missed free throws. Duquesne […]

Lessons from a gamer: the danger of violence in video games

Lessons from a gamer: the danger of violence in video games

2/13/20 Timothy Rush | Staff Columnist Grand Theft Auto V is the third best selling video game in history (only being bested) by Tetris and Minecraft. Unlike its fellow top 3, the Grand Theft Auto series is among the most controversial video game franchises in history because of its inherently violent nature. Violence in video […]

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