free speech

College students should be open to other points of view

College students should be open to other points of view

10/25/2018 By Kelly Myer | Contributor College students are one of the biggest crusaders of free speech. However, they are one of the demographics that most avidly censors their incoming information. Either online or in favor of trigger warnings and safe spaces, college students make sure to communicate that the First Amendment is only applicable […]

Duquesne hosts the first National Conference on the First Amendment

Duquesne hosts the first National Conference on the First Amendment

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief & Kailey Love | Managing Editor 10/25/2018 “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of […]

Lawsuit against famed video game critic resolves

Lawsuit against famed video game critic resolves

By Zachary Landau | Asst. A&E Editor Last Tuesday Feb. 21, a year-long lawsuit against video game journalist Jim Sterling finally ended. Romine v. Stanton was dismissed with prejudice after both parties agreed to not continue with the case. As a brief primer, Stanton, better known as Jim Sterling, covered one of Romine’s games back […]

A dip into The Duke archives: February 16, 1989

A dip into The Duke archives: February 16, 1989

By Jamie Crow | Staff Writer Since 1925, The Duquesne Duke has been serving the Duquesne community by reporting on the issues that matter. Thanks to the Gumberg Library Digital Collections, our 90-plus year history is always just a few clicks away. With that in mind, here is the fifth of many dips back into […]

Bell’s firing not First Amendment issue

Bell’s firing not First Amendment issue

By: Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor  God bless America: The Land of the Free, where 33 percent of this nation has no idea what those freedoms even mean. That’s according to a 2015 survey conducted by the Newseum in Washington D.C. But no need to travel the Beltway; we’ve seen this fact play out right […]