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Duquesne will not discipline high school protesters

Duquesne will not discipline high school protesters

Alex Wolfe | Staff Writer 04/12/2018 In reaction to the sheer volume of students participating in the national walkouts, many high schools were faced with a choice: to punish their students for their actions or to support their right to protest. President Ken Gormley announced in late February that students’ admissions decisions to Duquesne would […]

Gormley’s panel tackles media and discourse

Gormley’s panel tackles media and discourse

Alex Wolfe | Staff Writer 03/22/18 This past Tuesday, President Ken Gormley hosted a discussion in the Power Center Ballroom to discuss the ever-present topic of technological discourse. The event, “Technology, Social Media and Civil Discourse,” consisted of two panels. The first, titled “Your Brain and Technology: How Online Space Impacts Relationships, Empathy and Civility” […]

Duquesne announces Dausey as new provost

Duquesne announces Dausey as new provost

Raymond Arke | News Editor As Duquesne plans for their new era laid out in the strategic plan, the campus welcomed a new face to the role of provost and vice president of academic affairs. In a surprise ceremony on Feb. 1, President Ken Gormley announced the end to a five-month search by introducing David […]

It’s time to accept adjunct union at Duquesne

It’s time to accept adjunct union at Duquesne

By: Duke Staff While LGBT students at Duquesne were being attacked online because two students criticized the university’s decision to bring a Chick-fil-A on campus, Duquesne remained largely silent on the issue. With the exception of a brief statement posted on Facebook, the administration has not weighed in to defend students, or offer any clarification […]

National NLRB office rejects DU jurisdiction appeal

National NLRB office rejects DU jurisdiction appeal

Zachary Landau | Asst. A&E Editor The Washington D.C. bureau of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), a federal agency that adjudicates cases involving labor disputes, voted 2-1 against Duquesne University on April 10 over an appeal from Duquesne in which the school claimed it is not under NLRB jurisdiction because it is a religious […]

In reversal, Gormley signs DACA letter

In reversal, Gormley signs DACA letter

Craig Taylor | Staff Writer Duquesne President Ken Gormley signed a statement in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) act earlier this week. After first refusing to take a political stance that could jeopardize the university’s federal funding, Gormley agreed to sign on after speaking with Spiritan priests, faculty and members of […]

Gormley responds to faculty letter on executive order

Gormley responds to faculty letter on executive order

Craig Taylor | Staff Writer President Ken Gormley chose not to publicly address a letter sent to him by the Faculty Social Justice Association (SJA) requesting that Duquesne afford special protections to migrant students and faculty. The letter asked that Duquesne not cooperate with federal immigration officials investigating members of the campus community unless authorized […]

Race and immigration discussed at panel Monday

Race and immigration discussed at panel Monday

Raymond Arke | Asst. News Editor Roughly 700 students packed the Power Center Ballroom Feb. 13 for a panel discussion on race and understanding. The first presentation in this series from Duquesne President Ken Gormley presented “Racial and Cultural Understanding in a New Era,” the first part of a series on civil discourse. Esther Bush, […]

Campus letter calls Gormley to stand up to executive order

Campus letter calls Gormley to stand up to executive order

Craig Taylor | Staff Writer UPDATE 2/10/2017 Duquesne President Ken Gormley issued a response to faculty members listed in the Social Justice Association’s letter. ——— The Faculty and Staff Social Justice Association issued a letter to Duquesne President Gormley concerning his upcoming address at the Race and Cultural Understanding in a New Era” event on […]

President Gormley’s inauguration by the numbers

President Gormley’s inauguration by the numbers

By Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer A new president promises fresh minds, new ideas and innovating memories. Ken Gormley does not stray away from these words at all. He may not be a math professor (however, he is an alumni from Harvard Law), but he brought out the big numbers from Thursday’s inauguration. With an […]