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New semester brings new activities on campus and beyond

New semester brings new activities on campus and beyond

01/17/2019 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinons/Features Editor Now that we are all back on the Bluff after what was hopefully a nice and relaxing break, it is time to get back into the swing of things with a bunch of activities on campus that will make home feel a little less far away. Coming up […]

50 years later, MLK’s dream is still not reality

50 years later, MLK’s dream is still not reality

04/05/2018 Duke Staff Yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., and unless you follow social-justice issues closely, this event may have slipped under your radar. (To be fair, the shooting at YouTube’s headquarters dominated most of the news cycle.) However, King’s teachings feel more pressing now than ever. Not […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Delivers inspiring Speech

Martin Luther King Jr. Delivers inspiring Speech

By Vince Gullo III | Staff Columnist 2/22/18 There are certain moments in history when one can feel that they are in the presence of something great. The feeling cannot be explained or quantified, but when someone is in the moment of importance, they know it. That is how over 250,000 individuals felt on Aug. […]

MLK Honored at Luncheon

MLK Honored at Luncheon

By Anna Walnoha | Staff Writer 01/18/2018 The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. stretches beyond dreams of unity, to calls to action and dedication. Fifty years after his assassination, Duquesne remembers this vision of motivated activism. The Duquesne community attended the Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s (ODI) annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon. […]

Foreign newspaper publishes racist comic

By Sean Ray | Student Columnist We all have taken a crack at a celebrity or political figure at some point in our lives. Admit it. It’s easy to mock someone we don’t know who has his or her life broadcasted into our homes or on our newsfeeds. But it’s another thing completely when a […]