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Our Year in News: A Look Back

Our Year in News: A Look Back

By Julian Routh | News Editor The adjunct battle On Sept. 1, adjunct French instructor Margaret Mary Vojtko died from complications of a heart attack, prompting a debate over whether or not part-time faculty is compensated fairly. Vojtko, 83, of Homestead, taught at Duquesne for more than 25 years before school officials told her she […]

Student in fair condition after father attacks family in Shaler

Student in fair condition after father attacks family in Shaler

By Julian Routh | News Editor Fourth-year pharmacy major Jimmy Edwards is in fair condition in Allegheny General Hospital after his father opened fire at their home in Shaler last Thursday morning. The condition of Edwards, 21, was upgraded from critical to fair on Sunday, according to hospital spokesperson Dan Laurent. He remained in fair […]