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As semester stress piles up, rejection is not end of world

As semester stress piles up, rejection is not end of world

04/11/2019 By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Columnist  April has to be the most stressful month of the year. Finals are approaching and some students are figuring out summer internships or jobs. In the past two months I’ve dealt with two internship rejections and the to-do list for finals is piling up. Needless to say, I […]

Career Services gets new office and new location

Career Services gets new office and new location

Alex Wolfe | Staff Writer 10/26/17 The Student Union is completely renovating another floor this fall with the addition — and relocation — of Duquesne Career Services. Previously located in Rockwell Hall, Duquesne Career Services is taking over the entire sixth floor of the Union beginning next semester. The new space will be called The […]

Biomedical engineering project seeks Liberal Arts majors as CEOs

Biomedical engineering project seeks Liberal Arts majors as CEOs

Michael Marafino | Staff Writer 10/26/17 The expansion of the involvement of science aiding those in society highly depends on the collaboration between engineers and those with an entrepreneurial mindset. Duquesne University’s Biomedical Engineering Program is training a new generation of engineers and giving them real-life scenarios to work in. Duquesne’s Biomedical Engineering program allows […]

Career Closet opens on campus

Career Closet opens on campus

Gabriella DiPietro | Staff Writer 10/05/17 College students have a lot on their plate, whether it’s homework, student organizations, athletics, you name it. Many students may be stressed over upcoming job interviews, along with the added stress of finding something appropriate and professional to wear. Duquesne is helping alleviate some of this anxiety with its […]

Seniors report hope, anxiety for the future

Seniors report hope, anxiety for the future

Carolyn Conte and Raymond Arke | The Duquesne Duke The curtain is drawing to a close for many students’ college days. Many graduating seniors have begun to look ahead towards their new lives — with equal parts anticipation and anxiety. The Duke sat down with several to reflect on their undergraduate years and look into […]

Task force to create jobs for Pittsburgh youth

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke This summer, youths who are Pittsburgh residents and meet certain criteria will have a much larger selection of job opportunities due to the expansion of Pittsburgh’s Summer Youth Employment Program. Mayor Bill Peduto issued an executive order Tuesday to assemble a task force on summer youth employment opportunities. […]

Staff Editorial: State of the Union address missed important points

By Duke Staff As President Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union last Tuesday, members of the audience applauded nearly after every topic. While it seemed like a successful evening, a closer inspection of Obama’s words left us at The Duke less than willing to give a standing ovation. Going green (but not evergreen) […]

Staff Editorial: Open Data Legislation brings the public information

By Duke Staff Five years ago, the state of Pennsylvania implemented the Right to Know Law, which allowed anyone from the state to access public records ranging from criminal reports to pothole locations, building permits and paving schedules. The downfall of the act, however, lies in the tedious process of accessing the information that requires […]