farewell column

Editor-in-Chief Raymond Arke bids Duke farewell after four years

Editor-in-Chief Raymond Arke bids Duke farewell after four years

12/06/2018 By Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief There’s an old photo of myself, when I’m probably less than two-years-old, spread out on the kitchen floor with an open newspaper “reading” an article about the Ken Starr investigation. It is an amusing foreshadow to now as I reflect on four incredibly well-spent years at The Duke. What […]

‘Duke’ Editor-in-Chief Devorak wishes staff good luck

‘Duke’ Editor-in-Chief Devorak wishes staff good luck

By Leah Devorak | Editor-in-Chief 12/7/17 For 20 minutes, I unsuccessfully wracked my brain for a quote from the first moment I walked into The Duke newsroom, the whole time wondering why I could think of nothing. But then I remembered the actual moment I first arrived, and the reason for the blank was clear: […]

Time for ‘Duke’ assistant photo editor to say “good-Bry”

Time for ‘Duke’ assistant photo editor to say “good-Bry”

By Bryanna McDermont | Asst. Photo Editor 12/7/17 I walked into The Duke newsroom my freshman year at Duquesne, wrote a few opinion columns and left. I didn’t feel the sense of family and belonging that the staff that particular year preached about having at their Fall Open House. I loved to write but simply […]

This isn’t goodbye, this is just for now

Addison Smith | Opinions Editor Goodbye isn’t a friendly word. Goodbye is an ending. When you say “goodbye” to someone or someplace, there’s an underlying connotation that you won’t see that person again and you’ll never return to that place again. It seems final, it seems like a definite end to a friendship, partnership or life […]