Marquis Brown

Now is not the time for conspiracy theories

Now is not the time for conspiracy theories

11/08/2018 By Duke Staff Just a few short weeks ago, we used this space to address Pittsburgh media and ask that they cover the death of Marquis Jaylen “JB” Brown with tact and courtesy. We wanted to put a stop to wild, irresponsible speculation and conspiracy-weaving that was making the rounds. Now, with over 70 […]

Dukes drop heartbreaking NEC opener

Dukes drop heartbreaking NEC opener

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Oct. 11, 2018 The word “homecoming” is defined by Merriam-Webster as “the return of a group of people usually on a special occasion to a place formerly frequented or regarded as home,” and especially as “an annual celebration for alumni at a high school, college, or university — often used […]

Duquesne community mourns over loss of student Marquis Jaylen Brown

Duquesne community mourns over loss of student Marquis Jaylen Brown

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 10/11/2018 Over the weekend, the Duquesne community mourned the death of Marquis Jaylen “JB” Brown, a junior and running back on the Duquesne football team. A memorial service and mass on Sunday Oct. 7 packed the Student Union Ballroom to near-capacity and featured eulogies by President Ken Gormley, football coach Jerry […]

Services available to grieving students

Services available to grieving students

The Duquesne Duke Staff 10/05/2018 With the shock of the past day’s events, we wanted to remind students and the larger Duquesne community of the opportunities available to them. The Counseling and Wellbeing Center, located in 636 Fisher Hall, has counselors available. They can be reached at 412-396-6204. The center offers group therapy sessions on Tuesdays […]

Duquesne football looking to rebound from lopsided opener

Duquesne football looking to rebound from lopsided opener

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Last Thursday, the Duquesne football team embarked on an approximately 1,100 mile trek northwest of Pittsburgh to face No. 4 South Dakota State in its 2017 season opener, only to fall to the high-powered Jackrabbits 51-13. While there are plenty of positive things to take away from the Dukes’ performance […]