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Woodruff duo honored at MLK Breakfast

Woodruff duo honored at MLK Breakfast

01/23/20 Kellen Stepler | Features Editor Justice, peace, service and righteousness – all these and more are what Martin Luther King Jr. stood for. This was displayed Monday morning at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church for the 21st annual Homer S. Brown Division (HSBD) Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast and Program. The breakfast was […]

Plants: giving us food, medicine, shelter and music?

Plants: giving us food, medicine, shelter and music?

Hallie Lauer | News Editor Almost every middle school science fair has the project where a student takes two plants and tries to see how different types of music affect its growth. But picture this instead: rather than playing music for the plants, the vegetation itself creates the music. Paul Miller, an assistant professor of […]

Duquesne study abroad program to New Delhi returns

Duquesne study abroad program to New Delhi returns

Jessica Lincoln | Staff Writer This year, the Center for Healthcare Ethics is once again offering a summer study abroad course in India. The three-week program, Research Ethics for Global Health, is set to begin on July 6 and will be based in New Delhi, with overnight excursions to Agra and Jaipur. “In the course, […]

Starting the new year and the new semester on the right foot

Starting the new year and the new semester on the right foot

2020 marks not just the start of a new semester, but a new year. Whether you’re beginning your first semester or you’re set to graduate in May, The Duke has some tips to start the new year off on the right foot. On the right foot Griffin Sendek | Photo Editor One of the most […]

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree at Duquesne’s Christmas Ball

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree at Duquesne’s Christmas Ball

Hannah Rauh | Staff Writer 12/05/2019 Students at Duquesne have the opportunity to really get into the Christmas spirit this week by attending the 39th annual Christmas Ball this coming Thursday, Dec. 5. The dance will be taking place at the Omni William Penn Hotel, which will provide a wonderful atmosphere to relax and enjoy […]

Frozen 2 a well-crafted next chapter for franchise

<em>Frozen 2</em> a well-crafted next chapter for franchise

Katie SeCaur | Staff Writer 12/05/19 On Nov. 22, Disney’s much anticipated Frozen 2, hit the silver screen in theaters worldwide, sending many parents and their little ones to the theater to see the latest adventure of Anna and Elsa. The early box office receipts have been staggering, with a global box office take of […]

Duquesne Jazz performers put on impressive show

Duquesne Jazz performers put on impressive show

Jessica Fortunato | Staff Writer 11/20/19 On Sunday, Nov. 17, the Duquesne Jazz ensembles performed a powerful, yet intimate concert featuring Max Jazz recording artist David Budway. The Jazz Workshop and the Jazz Ensemble performed several individual pieces, with Budway serving as a guest soloist for the final scores. The concert showcased the talent of […]

Eating, shopping and schoolwork: How to do Thanksgiving Break right

Eating, shopping and schoolwork: How to do Thanksgiving Break right

Hannah Rauh | Staff Writer Just imagine a picturesque Thanksgiving dinner — turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes steaming on the table while everyone is busy catching up with each other and telling stories about their past few months. It’s a great thing to come home for the holidays, and especially Thanksgiving considering the nature of […]

Point Park student showcases his talents through sound production

Point Park student showcases his talents through sound production

Colleen Hammond | Opinions Editor   Gentle humming faded through the air as actors in muted-colored costumes darted in and out of a small greenroom. Peter Brucker sang to himself as he began his day with the intimate process of attaching the actors’ microphones. Brucker, a sound design student at Point Park University, spends his […]

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 […]

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