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Aretha Franklin’s life and groundbreaking career

Aretha Franklin’s life and groundbreaking career

Nicolas Jozefczyk | Staff Writer 08/23/18 Aretha Franklin, with a voice that could move generations, passed away on Aug. 18, 2018 due to pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type. Dubbed the “Queen of Soul,” Franklin showed off her angelic, powerful vocals and was an unapologetically strong woman who would not back down from her views. […]

Humankind harming animal life with excess waste

Humankind harming animal life with excess waste

Rachel Pierce | Staff Columnist  04/26/2018 There’s a lot of talk about human activity changing our climate, the effects of which would ultimately halt the human race. But what about the lives we are terminating without a voice? We don’t even have to look at future trends to know that we are impacting the lifespan […]

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 […]

Towers residents placed in temporary rooms

Towers residents placed in temporary rooms

Kaye Burnet | Staff Writer Unlike most Duquesne Towers residents, Cody Collins has a double sink in his room. “It definitely wasn’t what I expected [when I moved in],” he said with a laugh. Collins, a Duquesne football player and graduate student in the business school, is temporarily living in a kitchenette on the fifth […]

Welcome to your life: Life advice from someone who has been there

Zach Brendza | Features Editor Things fall through, fairly often in the newspaper world actually. In fact this article never would have been printed if the previous one assigned didn’t fall through. I’ve been thinking a lot about how things are now and how they used to be inregards to my life and I thought […]

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? […]