homecoming

Dukes drop heartbreaking NEC opener

Dukes drop heartbreaking NEC opener

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Oct. 11, 2018 The word “homecoming” is defined by Merriam-Webster as “the return of a group of people usually on a special occasion to a place formerly frequented or regarded as home,” and especially as “an annual celebration for alumni at a high school, college, or university — often used […]

Alumni return for homecoming festivities

Owen Donohue | Staff Writer 10/11/2018 Homecoming weekend this year brought students and alumni together to connect and share their love for Duquesne. Last Monday through Wednesday, Duquesne celebrated its history during the 6th annual Heritage Week, which commemorates the university’s 140th birthday and deep rooted Spiritan tradition. The energy on campus lasted through the […]

Homecoming celebrations welcome students old and new

Homecoming celebrations welcome students old and new

By Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer 10/05/17 Whether your “story has just begun” or your “story began here,” many would agree that Duquesne has left a significant impact on our college experience. Thanks to Alumni Engagement, all generations of alumni, students, families and friends can gather together for a nostalgic weekend filled with exciting activities […]

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ nails Peter, Vulture, but misses intrigue

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ nails Peter, Vulture, but misses intrigue

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer Since 2002, moviegoers have experienced three different and unique interpretations of New York’s favorite “Web-slinger.” Toby Maguire brought Spider-Man’s nerdy, awkward mannerisms to the forefront, whereas Andrew Garfield’s iteration channeled the cocky side of Peter Parker. Spider-Man: Homecoming’s Tom Holland expertly combines both personalities into a recognizable and lovable […]

GO:OD Weekend: After release of new album, Mac Miller returns home to reconnect with fans

GO:OD Weekend: After release of new album, Mac Miller returns home to reconnect with fans

By Julian Routh | Editor-in-Chief Just 24 hours after dropping his first major label release, Mac Miller is certain he won’t drop anything else soon. Especially not in a softball game against his own fans on a field just minutes away from his recording studio in Lawrenceville. So when a ball is hit his way, […]

New SGA president reveals priorities

New SGA president reveals priorities

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke His friends and fans call him “Obama.” According to Duquesne junior John Foster, the nickname comes from his smooth speaking style and the fact that he will soon become president over the 44th Duquesne University Student Government Association Executive Board. Foster said that under his leadership the SGA […]

Weather plagues Homecoming weekend

Weather plagues Homecoming weekend

By Bridget Seelinger | For The Duquesne Duke Homecoming weekend kicked off last Thursday as alumni came from near and far to connect with old classmates and share one important thing: a love for Duquesne. Despite the cold weather, students, faculty and alumni crowded Rooney Field Saturday afternoon to watch the Dukes beat West Liberty. […]

Alumni gather on campus, recollect memories

Alumni gather on campus, recollect memories

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke Many generations of alumni, current students and perspective Dukes crowded A-Walk on Saturday in celebration of homecoming weekend and Autumn Fest. Homecoming weekend this year was a reunion for the class of 1963, but alumni from other classes took part in the festivities. Among other events, attendees watched […]