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DU Facilities Management works to beautify Forbes Avenue

DU Facilities Management works to beautify Forbes Avenue

Kaye Burnet | Staff Writer Before Duquesne began renovating the sidewalks and streetlamps on Forbes Avenue, lights hung haphazardly from old trolley poles, powered by overhead wiring that crisscrossed the sky and created an eyesore, according to Duquesne University’s Director of Design and Construction Mark Minoski. Now, after 15 years of making gradual improvements along […]

March Against War advocates peace, accountability

March Against War advocates peace, accountability

Zach Landau | A&E Editor Despite the chance of rain, Pittsburghers kicked off July by turning out and showing their support for peace. The Pittsburgh March Against War was held in Oakland on July 1. The event, hosted by the Pittsburghers in Solidarity Against War, is meant to “rebuild the mass anti-war movement by opposing […]

Police investigating shooting near Duquesne campus

Police investigating shooting near Duquesne campus

By Brandon Addeo | News Editor Police are investigating an early Saturday morning shooting of a Wilkinsburg man nearby Duquesne’s campus. The shooting occurred near the intersection of Forbes Avenue and Stevenson Street around 4:00 a.m. The 18-year-old victim was shot in the head by an unidentified shooter and taken to UPMC Mercy hospital in […]

Police searching for Forbes armed robbery suspect

Police searching for Forbes armed robbery suspect

By Kaye Burnet | News Editor Pittsburgh police officers are currently searching Oakland for a suspect in an armed robbery that took place at around 1 p.m. on Forbes Avenue, a block away from the A.J. Palumbo Center, according to Duquesne police. The victim told police he was on the sidewalk when a man approached […]