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Duquesne pounds Towson, advances in playoffs

Duquesne pounds Towson, advances in playoffs

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Nov. 29, 2018 Duquesne’s football team did something on Saturday, Nov. 24 that it had never done before — win an NCAA FCS playoff game. It did it in dominant fashion, too, topping No. 16 Towson, 31-10, thanks in large part to some 31 unanswered points, 28 of them coming […]

DU thumps area rival RMU to move to 1-1 in NEC

DU thumps area rival RMU to move to 1-1 in NEC

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/18/2018 The Duquesne football team snapped a two-game skid on Oct. 13 and ran to its first Northeast Conference victory of the 2018 season in the process, when it beat the visiting Robert Morris Colonials, 48-24, at Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field. Junior tailback A.J. Hines and senior defensive back […]

Duquesne community mourns over loss of student Marquis Jaylen Brown

Duquesne community mourns over loss of student Marquis Jaylen Brown

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 10/11/2018 Over the weekend, the Duquesne community mourned the death of Marquis Jaylen “JB” Brown, a junior and running back on the Duquesne football team. A memorial service and mass on Sunday Oct. 7 packed the Student Union Ballroom to near-capacity and featured eulogies by President Ken Gormley, football coach Jerry […]

Services available to grieving students

Services available to grieving students

The Duquesne Duke Staff 10/05/2018 With the shock of the past day’s events, we wanted to remind students and the larger Duquesne community of the opportunities available to them. The Counseling and Wellbeing Center, located in 636 Fisher Hall, has counselors available. They can be reached at 412-396-6204. The center offers group therapy sessions on Tuesdays […]

BREAKING: Police investigating Brottier death

BREAKING: Police investigating Brottier death

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief UPDATE 10/05/18 11:20 a.m.: In a statement to the Duquesne community, President Gormley said he felt “great sadness” in reporting the death of Marquis Brown, a Duquesne University football player and junior in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.  Brown was from the Washington D.C. area and was listed as a running […]

Dukes jump out to early lead, but fall at Hawaii

Dukes jump out to early lead, but fall at Hawaii

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 09/27/2018 The Duquesne football team jumped out to an exciting 14-0 early lead against FBS foe Hawaii on Saturday, Sept. 22, but would eventually fall to the host Rainbow Warriors, 42-21, thanks in large part to 35 unanswered points. The Dukes managed to force their opponent into making several mishaps […]

Dukes football team set to face FBS Hawaii Sept. 22

Dukes football team set to face FBS Hawaii Sept. 22

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 09/20/2018 On Aug. 25, the Duquesne football team traveled about 500 miles northeast of the Bluff to Amherst, Massachusetts, where it faced the Massachusetts Minutemen. The game, a 63-15 DU loss, was Duquesne’s second-ever contest against a FBS opponent, with the first coming in 2014 at Buffalo. The Minutemen, led […]

Nike, Kaepernick, Twitter and corporate America

Nike, Kaepernick, Twitter and corporate America

09/20/2018 By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Columnist  Browsing Twitter last week, it quickly became common to see Nike socks and shoes being burned. I was missing pieces of the puzzle until I kept scrolling and saw a photo of Colin Kaepernick with the words, “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything,” and the […]

NFL kicks off this weekend with no clear favorite on horizon

NFL kicks off this weekend with no clear favorite on horizon

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Sept. 6, 2018 The NFL, set to begin Thurs., Sept. 6, features bountiful storylines both on and off the field. Ahead of Thurs., Sept. 6’s opener in Philadelphia, staff writer Jacob Hebda compiled a concise 32-team primer. Contenders: Atlanta Falcons: If Steve Sarkisian’s offense can find its rhythm on a […]

Duquesne tops Lock Haven 45-0 in home opener

Duquesne tops Lock Haven 45-0 in home opener

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Sept. 1, 2018 For the first time since a 37-21 win over Sacred Heart on Oct. 28, the Duquesne football team left the field victorious on Saturday afternoon, trouncing Division II opponent Lock Haven 45-0 at Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field. The Dukes moved to 1-1 following the win. The […]

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