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Midterm Mania: Mix of Democratic, Republican success across U.S.

Midterm Mania: Mix of Democratic, Republican success across U.S.

Kailey Love | Managing Editor 11/08/18 A “Blue Wave” in the House. GOP gains in the Senate. Over 100 women elected across all national positions. The first openly gay governor ever elected in the U.S. Welcome to the 2018 midterm elections. The long anticipated general election saw record numbers of voter turnout nationwide, up significantly […]

Nintendo Labo proves fun and innovative, but not flawless

Nintendo Labo proves fun and innovative, but not flawless

Zach Landau | Editor-in-Chief 04/26/2018 Back in the yesteryears of this past January, I wrote about my unfettered excitement for Nintendo’s latest doohickie, the Nintendo Labo. The hybridization of video games and model kits, Labo promised to justify all of the bells and whistles crammed into the Nintendo Switch console. How? By building toys out […]

Duquesne grad runs for state office

Duquesne grad runs for state office

Raymond Arke | News Editor 04/12/18 As the 2018 midterm elections approach, more and more first-time candidates are running for national and state offices. One candidate for a local Pennsylvania state House seat is hoping to take his experience from his Duquesne education to Harrisburg. Brandon Markosek, a 2015 graduate of Duquesne with majors in […]

PA state budget woes may affect Pittsburgh’s bus system

PA state budget woes may affect Pittsburgh’s bus system

Raymond Arke | News Editor 09/21/17 A funding crisis is gripping Pennsylvania. After passing a budget in July, the state legislature has has yet to approve a plan that would bankroll the budget legislation. The latest attempt to fund the state, which was passed by the PA House of Representatives, has the Port Authority warning […]

DU reacts to crisis in Syria

DU reacts to crisis  in Syria

By Aaron Warnick | Photo Editor After accusations that the Bashar al-Assad regime has been using chemical weapons against rebel forces in Syria, the United States may intervene and take military action. With an estimated 100,000 Syrians already dead, a wave of controversy has surrounded the idea of intervening. Senior political science and history major […]

Duquesne board member recognized by White House

By Julian Routh | Asst. News Editor Duquesne board member and Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh president and chief executive officer Esther L. Bush was recently named one of the White House’s 10 Champions of Change in its Educational Excellence for African Americans program. Bush, who has had a professional career spanning 40 years, was […]