homelessness

Faces of Homelessness: J the flower seller

Faces of Homelessness: J the flower seller

04/11/19 Grace Rosello | Staff Writer Writers from The Duke went into the city to gather the stories and opinions of people without homes. Duquesne University is located between Uptown and Downtown, where there’s a significant population of homeless individuals. This week, J and Elizabeth spent some time talking to us about their experiences and […]

Faces of Homelessness: Elizabeth: “hanging in there” despite hardships

Faces of Homelessness: Elizabeth: “hanging in there” despite hardships

04/11/2019 Ashley Newman | Staff Writer Writers from The Duke went into the city to gather the stories and opinions of people without homes. Duquesne University is located between Uptown and Downtown, where there’s a significant population of homeless individuals. This week, Elizabeth spent some time talking to us about their experiences and struggles of […]

Faces of Homelessness: Generosity amidst hardship

Faces of Homelessness: Generosity amidst hardship

3/14/2019 Katia Faroun and Griffin Sendek Writers from The Duke went into the city to gather the stories and opinions of people without homes. Duquesne University is located between Uptown and Downtown, where there’s a significant population of homeless individuals. This week, Robert spent some time talking to us about his experiences being homeless in […]

Duke Special Report: A look at food insecurity on college campuses and DU’s efforts

Duke Special Report: A look at food insecurity on college campuses and DU’s efforts

  Raymond Arke and Kailey Love | The Duquesne Duke 04/19/2018 Often, college students juggle school, loan payments, jobs and other extracurriculars. Balancing all of these responsibilities can be stressful enough. For some, however, an even greater existential weight changes many students’ encounters with higher education. A recently released study by Temple University and Wisconsin […]

Students sleep outside, study homelessness

Students sleep outside, study homelessness

Carolyn Conte | The Duquesne Duke Twenty Duquesne students simulated homelessness by sleeping outside on the Mellon Hall patio during the early hours of April 11 as part of a homelessness awareness event hosted by the Duquesne chapter of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. The campout followed an evening of documentaries, presentations and role-playing. […]