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Scholarships available to Promise alumni

Scholarships available to Promise alumni

Laurel Wilson | Staff Writer & Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 11/29/2018 Due to financial reasons, many individuals cannot afford to go to college, let alone attend graduate school. But local universities partnered with Pittsburgh Promise are attempting to change these circumstances. In a joint statement on Wednesday, Nov. 14, Duquesne University and Carnegie Mellon […]

Cramped campus living leads to concerns

Cramped campus living leads to concerns

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor & Hallie Lauer | Features Editor 10/04/2018 This is the first article in the Duke Deep Dives series. For more on the series, see the Staff Editorial on page 4. Duquesne students are complaining about the cramped living situation on campus, since many of them reside in forced triples or […]

Heavy rains cause DU Towers to lose Wi-Fi connection

Heavy rains cause DU Towers to lose Wi-Fi connection

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 09/13/2018 The world of education has drastically changed since the introduction of the Internet, especially on the college level. But when the Wi-Fi is down, how can college students survive? A number of Duquesne University students were faced with this dilemma after access to the university’s Wi-Fi network, DuqNet, became […]

Residents stuck in Brottier elevators

Residents stuck in Brottier elevators

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 09/13/2018 Elevators can be useful – almost essential – when buildings have numerous floors and endless staircases, but in order to utilize their convenience, they have to actually work. Shortly after 9 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 3, one of the three elevators in Brottier Hall, an apartment-style residence hall on […]

DU alumus named president at neighboring university

DU alumus named president at neighboring university

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 09/06/2018 Duquesne University strives to properly prepare individuals for their future by teaching, guiding and influencing students at the college level. Now, a DU alumnus is hoping to do the same at a neighboring university. Michael P. Mihalyo Jr. was selected by the Board of Trustees at Wheeling Jesuit University […]

Mailing Services relocates to Des Places location

Mailing Services relocates to Des Places location

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 08/30/18 The start of the school year means back-to-school shopping, and for many college students, that shopping is done online. This year’s Duquesne University students should be aware that the Department of Mailing Services has recently moved, resulting in a different pickup location for students’ packages. Mailing Services is the […]

Rockwell Hall hopes to further renovations in 2019

Rockwell Hall hopes to further renovations in 2019

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 08/23/18 Fundraising millions of dollars is an achievement that many groups and organizations dream of, but the business school managed to raise $7.5 million in only 10 months. Duquesne University’s Palumbo-Donahue School of Business has been renovating Rockwell Hall piece by piece since 2013 in order to adapt and grow […]

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, […]

Duquesne celebrates Guitar Day with Joe Negri

Duquesne celebrates Guitar Day with Joe Negri

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 07/27/2018   Not only did “Handyman Negri” bring joy to viewers through the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, but he impacted the lives of many students at Duquesne University. Joe Negri is an adjunct professor in the Mary Pappert School of Music’s jazz guitar department, which he founded in 1973. The 92-year-old, […]

Duquesne professor receives Presidential Award

Duquesne professor receives Presidential Award

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 7/09/2018 Oftentimes, the saying, “When it rains, it pours,” carries a negative connotation, but for this Duquesne professor, the saying implies quite the opposite since his recent recognition by the White House. John Pollock, a biological sciences professor in the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences since 2001, recently […]