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Strong Women, Strong Girls club gets second in nat’l contest

Strong Women, Strong Girls club gets second in nat’l contest

Michael Marafino | Staff Writer 10/19/17 Former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, once said, “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” A club at Duquesne is following her words by helping girls in need. Duquesne University’s branch of Strong Women, Strong Girls received a $13,500 grant for winning […]

Ford brings more jobs with new self-driving car

Ford brings more jobs with new self-driving car

By Shivani Gosai | Asst. Opinions Editor  Pretty soon, there will be another self-driving car in Pittsburgh. Alongside Uber’s current project on autonomous cars, the major car brand Ford is planning on investing $1 billion into Pittsburgh for its own autonomous car technology. Ford announced on Feb. 10 that it is investing the $1 billion […]

From Automobiles to Zero Emissions: A dictionary of thoughts from the 2016 Pittsburgh International Auto Show

From Automobiles to Zero Emissions: A dictionary of thoughts from the 2016 Pittsburgh International Auto Show

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Automobiles are the lifeblood of the American people. Wide open spaces make way for wide open throttle, after all. To live up to this country’s great car-loving tradition and to get a glimpse of the most recent happenings in the automotive sector, we stopped by to the 2016 Pittsburgh […]

Panel gathers to discuss Nixon pardon

Panel gathers to discuss Nixon pardon

By Jessica Nath | The Duquesne Duke On the 40th anniversary of President Gerald Ford’s pardon of Richard Nixon Monday, Duquesne students and alumni, lawyers and even senators crowded into the Power Center Ballroom to hear from officials who played important roles in Watergate’s consequences and Ford’s decision. Ford appeared on national television on Sept. […]