graduation

Editor-in-Chief wishes campus to strive to do better

Editor-in-Chief wishes campus to strive to do better

Zach Landau | Editor-in-Chief 04/26/2018 I guess the beginning is a better place to start than any. Sophomore year, then-News Editor for The Duquesne Duke Kaye Burnet invited me to write reviews for the paper. Assured I would fit right in, I showed up one Tuesday night to be greeted by a raucous, accusatory “What […]

‘Duke’ Editor-in-Chief Devorak wishes staff good luck

‘Duke’ Editor-in-Chief Devorak wishes staff good luck

By Leah Devorak | Editor-in-Chief 12/7/17 For 20 minutes, I unsuccessfully wracked my brain for a quote from the first moment I walked into The Duke newsroom, the whole time wondering why I could think of nothing. But then I remembered the actual moment I first arrived, and the reason for the blank was clear: […]

Time for ‘Duke’ assistant photo editor to say “good-Bry”

Time for ‘Duke’ assistant photo editor to say “good-Bry”

By Bryanna McDermont | Asst. Photo Editor 12/7/17 I walked into The Duke newsroom my freshman year at Duquesne, wrote a few opinion columns and left. I didn’t feel the sense of family and belonging that the staff that particular year preached about having at their Fall Open House. I loved to write but simply […]

After graduation, student emails disappear

After graduation, student emails disappear

Liza Zulick | Staff Writer Have you been using your Duquesne email address on resumes? Students who use it for professional reasons outside of the university might find themselves without an email address after they graduate. Many students do not realize that they lose access to their emails after graduation. According to interviews conducted by […]

Seniors report hope, anxiety for the future

Seniors report hope, anxiety for the future

Carolyn Conte and Raymond Arke | The Duquesne Duke The curtain is drawing to a close for many students’ college days. Many graduating seniors have begun to look ahead towards their new lives — with equal parts anticipation and anxiety. The Duke sat down with several to reflect on their undergraduate years and look into […]

Report shows Duquesne students successful after graduation

Report shows Duquesne students successful after graduation

By Casey Chafin | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne is the 3rd best school in the Pittsburgh region for post-graduation success, behind Carnegie-Mellon and Pitt, according to the 2015 College Salary Report released by online analysis company Payscale. Nicole Feldhues, director of career services at Duquesne, said although she was not aware of the methodology of […]

Future grads fear not: jobs will come to fruition

Future grads fear not: jobs will come to fruition

By Carley Thieret | Student Columnist When I was younger, people always asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up; my answer changed about a million times. From teacher, to doctor, to crossing guard, I could never make up my mind. As a senior in my last semester of college, I am entering […]

Graduation requirement lifted

By Julian Routh | News Editor Students graduating between 2015 and 2018 will not be required to have a completed service learning course on their transcripts, University officials said this week. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Timothy Austin said he removed the requirement for three years so the school can reexamine and renovate […]

‘You don’t have to go home but you can’t stay here’

By Robyn Rudish-Laning | Editor-in-Chief When I first got involved at The Duke almost four years ago, I came hesitantly. I didn’t think I’d fit in, I didn’t know anyone at all and I had no idea what I was doing. Actually, my first semester at The Duke was a lot like my first year […]