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Duquesne professor joins Army Reserve command staff in DC

Duquesne professor joins Army Reserve command staff in DC

Raymond Arke | News Editor Duquesne’s mission statement is all about service. One Duquesne professor takes that statement to heart, serving not only Duquesne’s community but also serving the country as a major general. Lewis Irwin, a Duquesne political science professor, is on sabbatical this semester as he serves as Deputy Chief of Army Reserve […]

Irwin gets rare promotion in Army

Irwin gets rare promotion in Army

By Carolyn Conte | The Duquesne Duke After 28 years in the military, political science professor Lew Irwin has earned the rare title of Major General in the U.S. Army Reserve. As Major General, Irwin commands approximately 12,500 soldiers in 175 different units west of the Mississippi River, specifically leading the 416th Theater Engineer Command […]

Pa. chief justice honored at DU amid porn email scandal

Pa. chief justice honored at DU amid porn email scandal

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke The state Supreme Court chief justice said this week at Duquesne he plans to meet with the Attorney General on Friday about the release of lewd and pornographic emails sent by state employees, reportedly including at least one justice. At a meeting Tuesday in the Power Center Ballroom […]

Professor invited to Paris for UNESCO roundtable discussion

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke Henk ten Have, director of the Center for Healthcare Ethics, spoke at the United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) roundtable discussion in Paris last Friday. Ten Have, who was the director of UNESCO’s division of ethics of science and technology from 2003 to 2010, said he […]

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 […]

Zappala shuts down South Side lounge

By Julian Routh | News Editor Following several meetings with the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office, the owners of Levelz Sports Lounge in South Side have reached an agreement to close the bar’s doors for a year. The consent agreement between Levelz owners Mark Heuer, Joseph Molinaro, Dino Pietrantoni and Drew Ziccardi and district attorney […]