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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 […]

Duq seniors create online community to promote kindness

Duq seniors create online community to promote kindness

Kellen Stepler | Features Editor 03/19/20 At 2 a.m. on Saturday, March 7, Duquesne seniors Will Huisentruit and Jack Knapton were messaging back and forth about how fun it would be to start a company together. The two business students really couldn’t come up with anything, so they decided to hold the conversation until the […]

Mission trip to Florida inspires Duquesne students

Mission trip to Florida inspires Duquesne students

Hannah Boucher | Staff Writer 03/19/20 As Lucia Secaida Del Cid lifted the 32-pound bucket of tomatoes over her shoulders, she thought to herself about her people — how they had come here for a better life. As she struggled to carry the weight, she was overcome with emotion. She was frustrated with the unfair […]

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 […]

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