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DU opens new exhibit in library

DU opens new exhibit in library

Olivia Donia | Staff Writer 11/29/2018 A new exhibit on 19th-century writer and art critic Anna Brownell Jameson is on display for the Duquesne community on the first floor of the Gumberg Library. The exhibit, which opened Nov. 27 in the Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center Gallery, is curated by Laura Engel of the English department […]

DU library shares stories of veterans through oral history exhibit

DU library shares stories of veterans through oral history exhibit

Liza Zulick | Staff Writer 11/15/2018 Duquesne’s Gumberg Library kicked off an early Veterans Day celebration in an attempt to share many personal stories through the Veterans’ Oral History Exhibit. The exhibit is on display until Nov. 30. Duquesne veterans who have previously participated in the Duquesne Veterans’ Oral History Project (VOHP) volunteered to share […]

BREAKING: Duquesne Public Safety apprehends Gumberg suspect

BREAKING: Duquesne Public Safety apprehends Gumberg suspect

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 07/25/2018 On July 25, Duquesne University Public Safety announced in an email alert that they have apprehended a suspect after a female student reported a man allegedly fondling himself in Gumberg Library yesterday evening. The announcement followed an earlier email alert on July 25 publicizing the incident. The crime alert email […]

A leap back in time: How life on the Bluff has changed since 1957

A leap back in time: How life on the Bluff has changed since 1957

By Jamie Crow | Staff Writer  11/09/2017 Mid-November 1957 was a very busy time on the Bluff. Veterans Day events, Greek life rushes and Homecoming festivities filled the Thanksgiving month with an air of excitement. There was also a meeting held with an anti-Communist group, as well as plenty of Marlboro advertisements to embody the […]

Duquesne Facilities Management is kept busy over the summer

Duquesne Facilities Management is kept busy over the summer

Josiah Martin | Staff Writer It’s back to school time for most of the Duquesne University community, and once again, Facilities Management has been at work all summer renovating and updating campus for new and returning students. Crews spent the summer preparing the Living Learning Centers for their new residents. Rod Dobish, Assistant Vice President […]

Gumberg grievances: study with courtesy

Gumberg grievances: study with courtesy

By Duke Staff Students of Duquesne, where have our manners gone? Gumberg Library recently announced a new policy for finals week: Students who leave their unattended belongings on tables in the library for too long will have their items confiscated and held at the front counter for pick-up. This is the library staff’s latest effort […]

‘Combat Paper’ workshop comes to Duquesne

‘Combat Paper’ workshop comes to Duquesne

  Megan Garrett | Staff Writer Paper is often made from recycled materials. This past week, an event at Duquesne made a special kind of paper out of a recycled material you might not expect — old military uniforms. On Nov. 2nd, the Gumberg Library hosted a Combat Paper Workshop on the library’s patio as […]

The Enigma of Research and Info Skills

The Enigma of Research and Info Skills

By: Duke Staff  It’s that time of year when hundreds of freshmen start to ask themselves the tough questions, including, but not limited to, “Why am I taking Research & Info Skills?” This required one-credit class is a rite of passage for Duquesne students, often taken the first semester of freshman year. For some, the […]

Library database fees cost schools millions

Library database fees cost schools millions

By Raymond Arke | The Duquesne Duke While students may complain about prices for textbooks, libraries have begun to struggle with a similar problem. With costs rising three times the rate of inflation, subscriptions to online databases and journals can leave collegiate libraries shelling out big money. Sara Baron, Duquesne’s head librarian, said Gumberg Library […]

Spiritans record life stories for posterity

Spiritans record life stories for posterity

By Gigi Jeddi | The Duquesne Duke From the alligator and eel-infested rivers of the Amazon to Laval House on Duquesne University’s campus, Spiritan priests have been helping those in need across the globe since their order was founded in the 18th century. As part of Duquesne’s annual Founders Week celebration of the Spiritan priests, […]