international

Former Italian Prime Minister has ties to Duquesne

Former Italian Prime Minister has ties to Duquesne

By Ollie Gratzinger | Editor-in-Chief After more than a year of political and financial uncertainty, Italy’s government collapsed on Tuesday following the resignation of Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. According to a Duke article from the spring of 2018, Conte attended Duquesne University in the 1990s through the Villa Nazareth program, which allows Italian students to […]

Though the world is laughing, our downfall isn’t funny

Though the world is laughing, our downfall isn’t funny

09/27/2018 By Duke Staff Being the butt of a joke is a position nobody wants to find themselves in, let alone an entire country. This week, the U.S. got to be the world’s joke, as most of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) burst into laughter in the middle of our president’s speech. On Sept. […]

DU student studies in Iceland

DU student studies in Iceland

By Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer 11/02/2017 Deciding to study abroad is exhilarating, but the real challenge is choosing where to go. Duquesne offers a wide variety of study abroad programs, but some students have their mind set on a specific place that Duquesne does not sponsor. Kimberly Bischof, a third-year environmental science major, did […]

Rome traveler talks truth about studying abroad

Rome traveler talks truth about studying abroad

Anna Walnoha | Staff Writer 09/21/17 To have the opportunity to study abroad is amazing. You have the chance to take in new places and cultures, meet new people and maybe even make lifelong friends or find an incredible story to tell on a job interview. After you sign up to study abroad, talk to […]

The Duke Dabbles in worldly treats and international candy

The Duke Dabbles in worldly treats and international candy

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor It’s safe to say I have a bit of a sweet tooth. After all, what is college if not a time to eat all the sugary junk food in the world sans any serious guilt? With that in mind, I was pretty eager to try out the foreign spread […]