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Hogwarts Happy Hour delights Potterheads

Hogwarts Happy Hour delights Potterheads

Claire Neiberg | Staff Writer 11/01/18 On Oct. 26, the Honors College kicked off the Duquesne University Halloween festivities by hosting its annual Hogwarts Happy Hour, better known as the “Harry Potter Party.” This two-hour event featured games, food, prizes and a whole night of fun centered around the “Wizarding World” of Harry Potter. The […]

Honors College celebrates August Wilson’s birth

Honors College celebrates August Wilson’s birth

Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer 04/26/2018 This year would mark two-time Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson’s 73rd birthday, and Pittsburgh’s legendary Hill District cannot wait to celebrate. Wilson was a famed African-American playwright who was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. One of his most famous works, Fences, earned him his first Pulitzer Prize and […]

New fellowship created in the spirit of August Wilson

New fellowship created in the spirit of August Wilson

Sairah Aslam | Staff Writer 02/15/18 Duquesne University is honoring one of the Hill District’s enduring legacies, August Wilson. The university announced it will be creating a new August Wilson House Fellowship, bolstering the university’s reputation as a prominent contributor to the arts and culture in the Pittsburgh community and across the country. For about […]

Duquesne on zero dollars a day

Duquesne on zero dollars a day

By: Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke I wake a few minutes earlier than usual, get ready for the day and scurry toward the Assumption Hall lobby. When I enter, boxes of fresh donuts and steaming thermoses of hot chocolate and coffee greet me. The best part is: this breakfast won’t cost me a thing. […]