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Staff Ed: St. Patrick’s Day about more than binge drinking

Staff Ed: St. Patrick’s Day about more than binge drinking

03/15/2018 Happy early St. Patrick’s Day, Duquesne. Because we are incredibly boring prudes here at The Duke, we wanted to take a moment to remind you all of this one fact before you go out and get wasted this weekend: St. Patrick’s Day is grossly insensitive and dangerous. Now breathe. Breathe. Exhale. Please hear us […]

Hill District’s Black History

Hill District’s Black History

Madeline Bartos | Staff Writer 02/08/2018 CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article incorrectly states that The August Wilson Center is owned by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. It has been updated to rectify this mistake. From the 1920s to 1940s, the Hill District was a place of thriving culture, producing some of the highest literature, […]

Trail set to expand as warm weather nears

Trail set to expand as warm weather nears

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke The Three Rivers Heritage Trail continues to grow along Pittsburgh’s riverfronts and will be setting a date to unveil its latest extension this month. The trail, a project supervised by non-profit organization Friends of the Riverfront, is currently 24 miles long, but the new extension will add another […]