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As debate surrounds Trump’s wall, immigrants remain vilified

As debate surrounds Trump’s wall, immigrants remain vilified

01/19/2019 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor Above all else, America is, has been and will always be a nation made up of immigrants. Is that a controversial statement? Well, it shouldn’t be. Every white citizen in the U.S. today is an American because somewhere in their family’s lineage, someone was not. Be it a […]

Outlaw King an action-packed take on historical tale

<em>Outlaw King</em> an action-packed take on historical tale

Neil Runge | Staff Writer 11/15/18 A historical narrative was brought to life on the small screen, including two hours of violence, lessons about honor, countless royals and adequate Scottish and British accents. All of this makes up Netflix’s new movie, Outlaw King, released this past Friday. Chris Pine stars as the lead of this […]

Cinco Cantina and DU legends celebrate birthdays

Cinco Cantina and DU legends celebrate birthdays

Madeline Bartos | Staff Writer 11/08/2018 Helen Bohr and Jane Ann Byerly — the always-smiling ladies at Cinco Cantina — have worked at Duquesne for a combined total of nearly a century. “Every year we’re going to retire, but then every year we stay,” Jane Ann said with a laugh. When asked what’s the best […]

Ford brave for coming forward with Kavanaugh accusations

Ford brave for coming forward with Kavanaugh accusations

10/04/2018 By Kailey Love | Managing Editor On Sept. 27, millions of people across the world were glued to phone screens and television sets, watching history unfold as a woman told her story about a boy who sexually assaulted her when she was 15 years old. In the era of #MeToo, these narratives are not […]

Pittsburgh holds onto its Labor Day Parade history

Madeline Bartos | Staff Writer 09/06/2018 Pittsburgh has been marching to the beat of its own Labor Day Parade drum for over a century. The first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, and it didn’t take long for the festivities to catch on in Pittsburgh. For the past […]

Unity and inclusion represented in DU crosses

Unity and inclusion represented in DU crosses

Krystina Primack | Staff Writer 04/19/2018 In 2002, St. John Paul II said, “[The crucifix] is the sign of God, who has compassion on us, who accepts human weakness, who opens to us all, to one another and therefore creates the relation of fraternity.” This concept of connectedness comes to mind when reflecting upon the […]

50 years later, MLK’s dream is still not reality

50 years later, MLK’s dream is still not reality

04/05/2018 Duke Staff Yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., and unless you follow social-justice issues closely, this event may have slipped under your radar. (To be fair, the shooting at YouTube’s headquarters dominated most of the news cycle.) However, King’s teachings feel more pressing now than ever. Not […]

The Second Amendment should be reevaluated

The Second Amendment should be reevaluated

04/05/2018 By Eddie Zakreski | Contributor  The Second Amendment reads, “A well regulated Militia (sic), being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” This is one of the most controversial sentences in the Constitution. The language establishes that the right […]

Rustic charm, murder trials and more shown in old Bluff photos

Rustic charm, murder trials and more shown in old Bluff photos

03/01/2018 Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor Spring cleaning at The Duke typically comes with a fair amount of questions, ranging from, “Can modern tech even read a floppy disk?” to “When was the last time somebody threw something away?” But every so often, the hoarding spirit of journalists comes in handy, and we dig something […]

Service learning classes offer opportunity for engagement

Service learning classes offer opportunity for engagement

By Jamie Crow & Madeline Bartos | Staff Writers 03/01/2018 Correction: A previous version of this article stated that Evans worked with Operation Safety Net. The correct name for the organization is Pittsburgh Mercy’s Operation Safety Net. If you’re looking for an opportunity to apply your education to the real world before graduation, there’s an opportunity […]

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