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Human trafficking seminar held on campus

Human trafficking seminar held on campus

Meredith Blakely | Staff Writer 11/01/18 Human trafficking is a topic increasingly discussed across the nation, and Duquesne is taking part in the discussion. This year’s ninth annual McGinley-Rice Symposium on Justice for Vulnerable Populations focused on the topic of human trafficking, titled, “The Face of the Person Who Has Been Trafficked.” The McGinley-Rice Symposium […]

Duquesne community mourns shooting victims as U.S. President visits city

Duquesne community mourns shooting victims as U.S. President visits city

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 11/01/18 This story initially ran online on Oct. 27 under the title “At least 11 killed in shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue, Duquesne ‘devastated and terribly saddened.’” It has been updated with the latest information, including coverage of Duquesne’s inter-faith service and President Trump’s visit. Early on Saturday morning, a gunman entered […]

Civil Service undervalued

Civil Service undervalued

04/12/2018 By Alex Wolfe | Staff Writer When Attorney General Jeff Sessions opted to fire Andrew McCabe two days before his planned retirement, depriving him of a full pension, nearly 10 million federal employees hung their heads in despair. For the first time in decades, a career public servant had been dealt an incredibly severe […]

Apple right to refuse government orders

Apple right to refuse government orders

By: Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor  In 1956, your medical files were locked away in a doctor’s office filing cabinet. Your photographs were stored away in a scrapbook. Your checking account information was safe with the teller. Your record albums were kept under your bed. In 2016, everything is in your pocket, protected from prying […]

FBI releases its first database to track animal abuse

FBI releases its first database to track animal abuse

By: Catherine Clements | Student Columnist  “Other” is the dumping ground for what one cannot categorize elsewhere. How many times in life do we, as a society, check this box? January 2016 marks a new year for the way animal crimes will be reported. The national Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) system, a database that law […]

US white-collar crime policy too soft

US white-collar crime policy too soft

By Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor What’s more threatening to the well-being of a nation: a man in a ski mask who burglarizes cul-de-sac homes or a big-business corporation that swindles millions of public dollars in Ponzi schemes? For the U.S. Department of Justice, that answer wasn’t obvious until last week. After years of criticism […]