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Duquesne alumni and Steelers owner Dan Rooney remembered

Duquesne alumni and Steelers owner Dan Rooney remembered

Raymond Arke | Asst. News Editor Former President Obama, several NFL owners and Steelers past and present attended the funeral for Duquesne alumni and former Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney, April 18 at Saint Paul’s Cathedral in Oakland. Rooney, who was also a former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland and Duquesne graduate of 1955, died April […]

DU slammed over treatment of adjunct

By Julian Routh | News Editor _______________________________________________________________________ UPDATE (4:56 PM September 20): The Rev. Daniel Walsh spoke to The Duke, saying Vojtko was allowed to stay at the Laval House for a month with daily meals. Read the full story here.  _______________________________________________________________________ UPDATE (1:35 PM September 19): Vice President for University Advancement John Plante sent […]

Vojtko remembered for pride, eloquence

By Julian Routh | News Editor _______________________________________________________________________ UPDATE (4:56 PM September 20): The Rev. Daniel Walsh spoke to The Duke, saying Vojtko was allowed to stay at the Laval House for a month with daily meals. Read the full story here for all the updates on the university’s treatment of Margaret Mary Vojtko, including reaction to the Post-Gazette column […]

Student in fair condition after father attacks family in Shaler

Student in fair condition after father attacks family in Shaler

By Julian Routh | News Editor Fourth-year pharmacy major Jimmy Edwards is in fair condition in Allegheny General Hospital after his father opened fire at their home in Shaler last Thursday morning. The condition of Edwards, 21, was upgraded from critical to fair on Sunday, according to hospital spokesperson Dan Laurent. He remained in fair […]