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Staff Editorial: Famous athletes not always the best role models

By Duke Staff The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a role model as “someone who another person admires and tries to be like.” Children all over the country have life-sized posters of famous athletes, emblazoned on their walls. Sports are becoming a place where kids find their role models, but should this be the case? We at […]

Alumni gather on campus, recollect memories

Alumni gather on campus, recollect memories

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke Many generations of alumni, current students and perspective Dukes crowded A-Walk on Saturday in celebration of homecoming weekend and Autumn Fest. Homecoming weekend this year was a reunion for the class of 1963, but alumni from other classes took part in the festivities. Among other events, attendees watched […]

First exams comparable to a football tackle

By Michael Flewelling

The Point After: It’s (almost) football time

Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor Sometime next week the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens (without any sobs from Ray Lewis) will travel to Denver and face Peyton Manning and the Broncos on Thursday in a rematch of last year’s AFC Divisional Playoff game. During which the Ravens staved off elimination when Joe Flacco […]

Fall Sports Preview

Fall Sports Preview

Football Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor After starting the 2012 season 5-2 and dropping their final four games to finish 5-6, the Dukes enter the 2013 campaign with nine returning starters (five offensive, four defensive) and are slated to finish second in the NEC, according to the league’s preseason poll released by the conference’s […]

Pittsburgh Passion features athletes from Duquesne

Pittsburgh Passion features athletes from Duquesne

Julian Routh | Asst. News Editor When the Pittsburgh Passion women’s outdoor spring football team takes the field to begin their 2013 season next month, two Duquesne women will wear their red-and-blue school pride behind black-and-gold team jerseys. In her third season as wide receiver is Rachel Wojdowski, Duquesne women’s basketball director of operations, and […]

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