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Student publications vital to campus communities

Student publications vital to campus communities

Duke Staff 04/19/2018 The U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment lays out the fundamental dedication to the protection of the press. However, America has struggled with preserving that freedom. Between growing attacks from right-wing politicians and supporters, along with the lack of financial support, newsrooms everywhere are in a tight spot. Similarly, college newsrooms have faced these […]

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 […]

Spokane school shooting shows tragic effects of bullying

Spokane school shooting shows tragic effects of bullying

Vincent Gullo | Staff Columnist 09/21/17 Earlier this month, in the small town of Spokane, Washington, a sophomore named Caleb Sharpe walked into his high school with two firearms and one intention: to kill. Sharpe killed a fellow student and injured three others before he stood down. At the age of 15, Sharpe may be […]

Duquesne Model UN hosts high school competition

Duquesne Model UN hosts high school competition

Raymond Arke | Asst. News Editor Six thousand dollars worth of Duquesne scholarship money were up for grabs by local high school students trying to solve the world’s problems at an event at Duquesne Jan. 27. The Duquesne Model United Nations club (DUQMUN) and class at Duquesne hosted a mock conference for nearly 275 high […]

Rise in e-cigarette use tempts young teenagers

Rebekah Devorak | Asst. Opinions Editor Could cigarette culture be making a comeback? Surely, America is a far cry from the days of the 1950s and 1960s, where cigarette smoke could be sniffed out practically anywhere. However, a study released on April 16 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that America’s youth […]

Education in the hands of parents

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor Every parent wants to believe that when they send little Timmy off to school he will learn everything he needs to know before he is whisked away on a magical train to Hogwarts. The fact is however, that not all schools are created equal. I went to inner city public […]