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Would it really be that hard to provide some kosher food?

Would it really be that hard to provide some kosher food?

03/01/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor Food: We eat it almost as often as I complain about it. In 2016, Jamie Moore, Parkhurst’s director of sourcing and sustainability, spoke with the Terra learning community and took questions regarding the nature of food at Duquesne. Questions ranged from the general to the decidedly specific, addressing […]

Local DU chef, activist featured on TBS’ ‘Full Frontal’

Local DU chef, activist featured on TBS’ ‘Full Frontal’

02/01/2018 By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer Marla Blunt: member of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), political organizer, fighter for a living wage and fair healthcare and Duquesne’s vegan/vegetarian chef. Blunt puts her all into her cause with her union and the city of Pittsburgh. Recently, Blunt was featured on TBS’s late-night talk show […]

Campus dining halls in need of culinary upgrade

Campus dining halls in need of culinary upgrade

02/01/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor  They say you are what you eat. If that’s the case, how many of us here on the Bluff are some variation of a Towers’ grilled cheese? Well, it isn’t like there are that many other delicacies to choose from. The dining hall formerly known as Options has […]

Hogan Dining Center given county award

Hogan Dining Center given county award

Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor 11/07/17 The Hogan Dining Center, better known to most Duquesne students as simply “Towers,” has earned the Live Well Allegheny Restaurant Distinction. This distinction is not just an award for colleges, but for any restaurant in the county, as part of an initiative to make Allegheny County the “healthiest county […]

Hogan focuses on offering local food, composting

Hogan focuses on offering local food, composting

By Ollie Gratzinger | Staff Columnist It’s that time of year again. Taco Tuesdays at Options are becoming less and less crowded. The lines at The Market are shorter than they were weeks ago. Students are filing into their buildings with armfuls of instant noodles and microwave dinners. It can only mean one thing: Students […]

Roof repairs lead to Towers leaks

Roof repairs lead to Towers leaks

By Casey Chafin | The Duquesne Duke Several water leaks from the ceiling in Towers dining hall during the last week are a result of an ongoing roof replacement project, according to facilities management. Students witnessed dirty water dripping from the ceiling in several spots throughout the dining center. Rod Dobish, executive director of facilities […]

Frizzell named new student life VP

Frizzell named new student life VP

By Kaye Burnet |Asst. News Editor Douglas Frizzell will take office as Duquesne’s new vice president of student life July 1, replacing the Rev. Father Hogan, who has held the position for almost 30 years. Frizzell, 53, went through a hiring process that involved video conference call interviews, a visit to the campus and meeting […]

Father Hogan to step down: New challenges await long-time Duquesne VP

Father Hogan to step down: New challenges await long-time Duquesne VP

By Julian Routh and Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke There are not many free spots on the Rev. Sean Hogan’s calendar. That’s the way it has been for 26 years since he took over as vice president for student life, and that’s the way he wants it to continue. “I’m not a person to […]

13 years later, DU remembers 9/11 attacks

13 years later, DU remembers 9/11 attacks

By Julian Routh | News Editor In the late afternoon on Sept. 11, 2001, the Bluff looked more like a ghost town than a college campus. The parking garages were empty, Academic Walk was silent and the only sign of life was in the Student Union ballroom, where the Duquesne community gathered for a spontaneous […]