language

Foreign language education in the U.S. must be better

Foreign language education in the U.S. must be better

03/15/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor  If I had a dollar for how many times I’ve heard students here on the Bluff complaining about required foreign language classes, I’d be able to pay my Starbucks tab through finals (and I drink a lot of coffee). Seriously, what is it with Duquesne students and the […]

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 […]

Staff Editorial: Oxford Dictionary chooses word of the year

By Duke Staff Every year, Oxford Dictionaries chooses one word that “demonstrate[s] some kind of prominence” in the English language both for the UK and U.S. according to their site. Past winners in America have been GIF (2012) unfriend (2009) and podcast (2005) while credit crunch (2008) and Sudoku (2005) have been chosen across the […]

Philosophically speaking, college needs humanities

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor   Ask a student on campus enrolled in a philosophy or sociology class and he may voice his disdain for having to take a core class related to liberal arts. “Why should I have to study philosophy that somebody wrote 400 years ago if I’m a business major? […]