market square

Controversy stirs amid downtown Christmas Market

Owen Donohue | Staff Writer 12/06/2018 The People’s Gas Holiday Market in downtown Pittsburgh marks its seventh year this winter. Over 30 full-time and visiting vendors have set up shop in Market Square in small wooden stalls, inspired by German Christkindlmarkts, or Christmas Markets. Local and regional vendors show off clothes, art, food, crafts and […]

Local vendor brings fashion on the go to Market Square

Local vendor brings fashion on the go to Market Square

12/19/2017 By Madeline Bartos | Staff Writer Jackee Ging usually drives her boutique, Style Truck, but during the Peoples Gas Holiday Market, she takes up a stationary spot with other vendors in Market Square. There, she sells scarves, hand knit gloves and other unique clothes and accessories. Style Truck is a mobile fashion store. The […]

Stuck in the city? A primer for Pittsburgh summer fun

Stuck in the city? A primer for Pittsburgh summer fun

By Zachary Landau | A&E Editor Whether you’re hanging around for an internship or for the love of the city, you can find a lot of stuff to do in Pittsburgh during the summer months. Better still, a lot of these events are relatively close to Duquesne’s campus and are either free or really cheap (gotta […]

Pharmacy school hosts community health fair

Pharmacy school hosts community health fair

Hallie Lauer | Staff Writer When most people think of October, they think of Halloween, Columbus Day and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but it is also American Pharmacists Month. In celebration of that, the Mylan School of Pharmacy at Duquesne hosted their fourth Health and Wellness Fair. The fair, which was free and open to […]

V3 Flatbread rivals the greats: Made-to-order pizza brings another solid option to the ‘Burgh

V3 Flatbread rivals the greats: Made-to-order pizza brings another solid option to the ‘Burgh

Sydney McCabe | The Duquesne Duke Attention all Milano’s faithful: there just may be a new rival in town. V3 Flatbread Pizza recently opened on Fifth Ave. Located just outside Market Square, the restaurant is sure to sway your allegiance with its prime location, “create your own” style pizzas and college-friendly prices. When you first […]

The Yard’s grilled cheese conjures fond childhood memories

The Yard’s grilled cheese conjures fond childhood memories

By Lauren Zawatski | The Duquesne Duke If you think that you’ve left behind the simple deliciousness of grilled cheese sandwiches in your adolescent days, The Yard is here to prove you wrong. The newly opened Market Square location of the Shadyside original, which owners David Ondik (a Duquesne graduate), Mike Allen and Nirev Patel […]

Duquesne ups police presence for holiday

Duquesne ups police presence for holiday

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne students braved pouring rain on Saturday to join the city of Pittsburgh in celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Clad in green and sporting shamrock apparel, many students celebrated Irish heritage by watching the city’s parade or travelling to the South Side, as well as celebrating on campus. This […]

Welcome to the Steel City

Welcome to the Steel City

By: Katie Auwaerter  |  Features Editor If you haven’t been properly welcomed yet, on behalf of The Duquesne Duke, welcome to Pittsburgh! This former industrial hub that you now call home has a lot to offer, with the title Most Exciting Place in Pennsylvania by real estate blog Movoto. But with a whole city at […]

Congregation kicks off Market Square Public Art program

Congregation kicks off Market Square Public Art program

By:  Katie Auwaerter  |  Asst. Features Editor When the snow rolls in and the weather drops below 20 degrees, it’s easy to forget about all the things that the city of Pittsburgh has to offer. The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and the Office of Public Art are trying to remind people through Market Square Public Art, […]

Market Square holds rally supporting equal pay

By Victor Essel | The Duquesne Duke Supporters gathered in Market Square on Tuesday to participate in the eighth annual Equal Pay Day, a nationally recognized day to call attention to the pay gap between men and women in the economy. From noon to 1 p.m., the Women and Girls Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania sponsored […]