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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 […]

2.5 Minute Ride a moving, funny monologue

<em>2.5 Minute Ride</em> a moving, funny monologue

Ollie Gratzinger | Editor-in-Chief 10/31/19 The production of 2.5 Minute Ride, written by Lisa Kron of Fun Home acclaim, has all of the things I enjoy in a play: queer themes, a Jewish narrative and a startling depth punctuated by brilliant acting. Theatre professor Nancy Bach plays Kron in the one-woman show, taking the audience […]

DuPo keeping campus safe on Halloween

DuPo keeping campus safe on Halloween

Ashley Newman | Staff Writer Dressing up, fun parties and watching scary movies are just some of the many things that make Halloween such a thrilling holiday. However, Halloween can quickly become even scarier when the party gets cut short because someone needs to be rushed to the emergency room. The Duquesne Police Department, or […]

Cheap and easy Halloween costume how-to

Cheap and easy Halloween costume how-to

10/17/19 Ashley Newman | Staff Writer Halloween can be a blessing and a curse; on one hand, it’s super fun to dress up and join in the festivities. On the other hand, the most terrifying part of it isn’t the ghosts, ghouls and haunted mansions, but rather having no idea what to dress up as. […]

Interactive display on homelessness highlights experience through art

Interactive display on homelessness highlights experience through art

10/10/19 Griffin Sendek | Photo Editor Division of Mission Identity and Center for Community Engaged Teaching and Research collaborated with Light of Life Rescue Mission to bring an interactive display of homelessness to Towers MPR. The purpose of the display was to give a tactile demonstration of what the homeless experience is in the city. […]

Fall makeup look book

Fall makeup look book

10/3/2019 Colleen Hammond | Opinions Editor Fall has arrived and brought an iconic, retro-inspired makeup look with it. The year’s global fashion weeks featured makeup styles from the ‘60s and ‘70s. This season, makeup gurus will be sporting eye makeup straight from the 1960s. Soft, gold eyeshadow is a must if you want to recreate […]

Thriftster’s Guide to Pittsburgh Thrifting

Thriftster’s Guide to Pittsburgh Thrifting

10/3/2019 Grace Rosello | Staff Writer Knowing where to thrift can be difficult in a city like Pittsburgh, where myth has it that the people are perpetually out of fashion. This guide to thrifting curated for Duquesne students recommends stores which are affordable and cater to both a modern and vintage sense of style. GOODWILL […]

“Working” is good, but not without flaws

“Working” is good, but not without flaws

10/03/2019 By Hallie Lauer | Managing Editor Last weekend, the Bricolage theater Downtown hosted Working: A Musical for three nights only. Working follows the lives of real working professionals in their everyday jobs. Based on testimonials from real people, the show features people working in jobs that vary from masonry to teaching to a stay-at-home […]

Gladwell tackles assumptions about others in “Talking to Strangers”

Gladwell tackles assumptions about others in “Talking to Strangers”

10/03/2019 By Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer  Malcolm Gladwell’s new book Talking To Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know is perhaps the author’s most timely and important work to date. Throughout the work, Gladwell examines famous case studies like the Amanda Knox trial, when Hernan Cortez conquered the Aztecs and […]

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