freshmen

Class of 2022 arrives on campus

Class of 2022 arrives on campus

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 08/23/18 A new academic year brings a new wave of students, and this year’s freshman class is one of the largest and most diverse in university history. In Duquesne University’s 140-year history, the Class of 2022 is one of its top five largest classes, with more than 1,500 incoming freshmen, […]

Class of 2021 is a record-setting one for Duquesne

Class of 2021 is a record-setting one for Duquesne

Raymond Arke | News Editor Another year, another record-setting group of students. This year’s incoming freshman class is expected to be among Duquesne’s largest classes ever, according to the most recent estimates from the university’s Enrollment Management Group (EMG). As of August 15, the Class of 2021 totals 1,569 students, beating previously large years of […]

Freshman Year Mistakes to Avoid

Freshman Year Mistakes to Avoid

By Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor How are you supposed to know what to do in a brand new situation? This might seem like the ultimate question for any incoming freshmen. Everything is new and exciting (freedom!), but terrifying at the same time (finding friends?!). New students will want to make the most of their […]

Women’s soccer captures Steel City Classic crown

By: Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor After snagging a 2-0 victory over Robert Morris and a 3-0 win over St. Francis this past weekend, the Duquesne women’s soccer team now holds the title of 2015 Steel City Classic champions. Each member of the team put forth a dominating effort, but it was the squad’s rookie […]

DU welcomes most diverse class in history

DU welcomes most diverse class in history

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne’s mission statement puts an emphasis on maintaining an “atmosphere open to diversity.” For Duquesne’s incoming class of 2019 – the most ethnically diverse class in university history – the campus atmosphere will be more diverse than ever before. Of the total estimated class size of 1,431, approximately […]

Incoming freshman class had options, chose DU

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne’s Class of 2018 may be a more widely diverse addition and derived from more educated families, but it took many of them awhile to decide to become Dukes. According to associate provost for enrollment management Paul-James Cukanna, it was a very “competitive admittance season.” “One observation that […]