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Gender Neutral Fashion Show impeded by university

Gender Neutral Fashion Show impeded by university

UPDATE: 9/26: This story has been updated to reflect comments provided by the Catholic Diocese.  09/26/2019 Ollie Gratzinger | editor-in-chief Last year’s poster for the Gender Neutral Fashion Show, cohosted by the Gender Forum and Department of Women and Gender Studies (WGS), featured a male-presenting runway model sporting a dress. The event was well attended […]

Weekend art festival takes over Shadyside area

Weekend art festival takes over Shadyside area

By Samantha Zapach | Staff Writer Although the end of summer is quickly approaching, the fun activities to experience in Pittsburgh continue on. The 23rd annual Shadyside Arts Festival will take place on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Beginning as a small […]

New semester brings new activities on campus and beyond

New semester brings new activities on campus and beyond

01/17/2019 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinons/Features Editor Now that we are all back on the Bluff after what was hopefully a nice and relaxing break, it is time to get back into the swing of things with a bunch of activities on campus that will make home feel a little less far away. Coming up […]

Duquesne celebrates black history with slate of events

Duquesne celebrates black history with slate of events

Michael Marafino | Staff Writer 02/08/18 In February, Duquesne looks to honor an often overlooked part of America’s past. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion, along with multiple other groups, including the Department of Psychology and the Black Student Union, will be holding many events in order to honor Black History Month. Some of the […]

South Side gallery showcases minority, immigrant artwork

South Side gallery showcases minority, immigrant artwork

By Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer  01/18/2018 Cultural identity has been examined for years now. Who am I? What am I contributing to society? How will my voice be heard? For a group of local artists, exploring those questions and sharing their personal experiences and beliefs through powerfully moving art became a shared goal for […]

Spring 2018: Events and activities to expect this semester

Spring 2018: Events and activities to expect this semester

01/11/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor Welcome back to the Bluff! With winter break now a thing of the past, the time has come to pack away your sugarplum dreams, bundle up and brave the new year. But worry not! When stress levels call for an intermission in studying and you find yourself seeking […]

Local vendor brings fashion on the go to Market Square

Local vendor brings fashion on the go to Market Square

12/19/2017 By Madeline Bartos | Staff Writer Jackee Ging usually drives her boutique, Style Truck, but during the Peoples Gas Holiday Market, she takes up a stationary spot with other vendors in Market Square. There, she sells scarves, hand knit gloves and other unique clothes and accessories. Style Truck is a mobile fashion store. The […]

Slaughter Beach, Dog forge new ground at Funhouse

Slaughter Beach, Dog forge new ground at Funhouse

By Joey Mueser | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 Before going anywhere, yes, the name of this band is, in fact, Slaughter Beach, Dog. Not the most catchy name for a band, but its music strikes inspiration and nostalgia of a familiar voice for its listeners. Slaughter Beach, Dog was formed in 2014 by Jake Ewald. However, […]

Pursue your happiness, Pittsburgh

Pursue your happiness, Pittsburgh

By Duke Staff 11/09/17 In a world ravaged by recent terrors, Pennsylvania is reminding its citizens and visitors to pursue happiness. Pennsylvania officials announced in March 2016 that the state’s official slogan would be changed from “State of Independence” to “Pennsylvania. Pursue your happiness.” This week, 18 months after the original announcement, welcome signs displaying […]

Throwback Thursday: The most important stories of the 1990s

Throwback Thursday: The most important stories of the 1990s

Raymond Arke | News Editor 10/26/17 Most of the students at Duquesne were learning to walk and talk during the 1990s, so The Duke News section takes a look back at the big events of the decade that still impact the world today. The First Gulf War aka Operation Desert Storm (1991) Iraqi dictator Saddam […]

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