March

Duquesne will not discipline high school protesters

Duquesne will not discipline high school protesters

Alex Wolfe | Staff Writer 04/12/2018 In reaction to the sheer volume of students participating in the national walkouts, many high schools were faced with a choice: to punish their students for their actions or to support their right to protest. President Ken Gormley announced in late February that students’ admissions decisions to Duquesne would […]

Duquesne unites for celebration of unity as Westboro Baptist visits Pittsburgh

Duquesne unites for celebration of unity as Westboro Baptist visits Pittsburgh

By Raymond Arke | News Editor 10/05/17 Matthew 7:25 reads, “And the rain fell, and the floods came.” The Bible verse is an accurate description of the scene that was set on Thursday as Pittsburgh experienced a torrential downpour and campuses throughout the city braced for protests by Westboro Baptist Church. The Church, described by […]

Pittsburgh Sister March walks in concert with national gatherings

Pittsburgh Sister March walks in concert with national gatherings

By Madison Pastrick | Staff Writer Adding to the footsteps of those who marched on Washington, thousands gathered downtown on Saturday at Pittsburgh’s Sister March to advocate for the same principles as that larger march of racial, economic, climate and reproductive justice, religious freedom and human rights.   This past weekend, 673 organized marches took […]

Sara Baron on librarianship, universities and being Pittsburgh bound

Sara Baron on librarianship, universities and being Pittsburgh bound

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor On Sept. 1 Sara Baron will begin her new position at Duquesne as head librarian for Gumberg Library. Baron comes to the Bluff with a wealth of librarianship experience, most recently as the dean of the university library at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Consider this her formal […]

MLK Day protest echoes social problems in U.S.

MLK Day protest echoes social problems in U.S.

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke More than 1,000 protesters marched down Fifth Avenue from Oakland to the City-County Building on Grant Street Monday to call for an end to police brutality, racism and war. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day march, which was organized by activist groups We Change Pittsburgh and the Thomas […]

Women celebrated in March

By Katie Borzellica