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Midterm Mania: Mix of Democratic, Republican success across U.S.

Midterm Mania: Mix of Democratic, Republican success across U.S.

Kailey Love | Managing Editor 11/08/18 A “Blue Wave” in the House. GOP gains in the Senate. Over 100 women elected across all national positions. The first openly gay governor ever elected in the U.S. Welcome to the 2018 midterm elections. The long anticipated general election saw record numbers of voter turnout nationwide, up significantly […]

Felon disenfranchisement a form of voter suppression

Felon disenfranchisement a form of voter suppression

11/08/2018 By Timothy Rush | Staff Writer Voting is a staple of modern American democracy, one that is held sacrosanct among the American populace. As the midterm season wraps up, and many of us exercise our right to vote, there needs to be the acknowledgement of those who are still unable to vote in our […]

Three dead in shooting at Madden tournament in Florida

Three dead in shooting at <em>Madden</em> tournament in Florida

  Nicolas Jozefczyk | Staff Writer 08/30/18 Another act of violence occurred in Florida on Aug. 26 at a Madden NFL 19 video game tournament. The tragedy left two fatally shot victims and 11 others injured before the gunman killed himself, according to Sheriff Mike Williams, reported by CNN. Held at the GLHF Game Bar […]

DU Campus Ministry sponsors mission trip to support migrant workers

DU Campus Ministry sponsors mission trip to support migrant workers

Sairah Aslam | Staff Writer 03/22/18 For years, Duquesne students have participated in a tradition of service and advocacy. Included in this tradition is the continued support for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and their rights for the past 30 years. In 1993, farmworkers created the Coalition of Immokalee Workers as a grassroots advocacy organization […]

Parkland survivors not letting nation forget

Parkland survivors not letting nation forget

03/01/2018 By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Columnist According to U.S. News, there are 2,972 students enrolled at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. This means that 5,944 parents and guardians, give or take, sent their kids to school on Feb. 14, 2018, expecting them to come home safe and sound. By the end of the day, […]

If we want progress, stop scapegoating gaming

If we want progress, stop scapegoating gaming

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer 02/22/2018 Last Wednesday, high school students and faculty members became the victims of yet another mass shooting, this time in Parkland, Florida. A 19-year-old gunman ended the lives of 17 innocent people with a modified AR-15 rifle. As is tradition in the wake of these tragedies, politicians and self-proclaimed […]

Duquesne football safety Chris Johnson found dead

Duquesne football safety Chris Johnson found dead

By Julian Routh | News Editor Duquesne football standout and Florida transfer Chris Johnson, 22, was found dead Friday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office.  The medical examiner ruled Johnson’s death a suicide. Duquesne head football coach Jerry Schmitt said in a statement Sunday that “everyone […]