military

SCOTUS rules in favor of anti-transgender military ban

SCOTUS rules in favor of anti-transgender military ban

01/24/2019 By Duke Staff Earlier this week, President Trump scored another judicial victory in his attempt to once again undo any important social progress made by previous administrations in the lead up to his presidency. In a 5-4 ruling, with the court’s conservative wing all voting in the majority, the Supreme Court of the United […]

The Second Amendment should be reevaluated

The Second Amendment should be reevaluated

04/05/2018 By Eddie Zakreski | Contributor  The Second Amendment reads, “A well regulated Militia (sic), being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” This is one of the most controversial sentences in the Constitution. The language establishes that the right […]

President Trump undeserving of a military parade

President Trump undeserving of a military parade

By Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor 2/15/18 There are about 40,000 homeless veterans in the U.S., 44 million people without health insurance, and our president wants to spend taxpayer dollars on a military parade. Donald Trump, in a recent meeting with Pentagon officials, said that, “I want a military parade like the one in France.” […]

Duquesne law student to join Navy’s JAG Corps

Duquesne law student to join Navy’s JAG Corps

Raymond Arke | News Editor 01/11/18 While “jag-off” is a common Western Pennsylvania insult, one Duquesne law student is pursuing a career where JAG would be her title, a joke she hears quite often. Amanda Perry, a fourth-year Duquesne law evening student, was recently accepted into the Navy Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps. Each branch […]

Duquesne grad student joins 100 mile veteran march

Duquesne grad student joins 100 mile veteran march

Raymond Arke | News Editor 10/05/17 The drive from Pittsburgh to Erie is a long one, but imagine walking it. For a small group of veterans, including one Duquesne student, this is what they plan to do next weekend. Anthony Powell, a veteran and graduate student at Duquesne, will be participating in the 40th Annual […]

Proposed Trump budget illogical, dangerous

Proposed Trump budget illogical, dangerous

By Rebekah Devorak | Shivani Gosai  If all goes well for President Donald Trump’s plan, we’ll shortly be living in a very different type of America. And for most, even those who voted for Trump in the first place, that’s not going to be a good thing. The Trump administration released a proposed budget for […]

DU reacts to military crisis in Crimea

DU reacts to military crisis in Crimea

By Aaron Warnick | Photo Editor It’s not Cold War II yet, but tensions are building as Soviet nostalgia and neo-colonial interests have become the central focus of the international community. Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended the borders of the Russian Federation back into Ukraine. Despite most of the world condemning the invasion, Moscow […]

DU among most military friendly

DU among most military friendly

By Adam Kelly | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne has been named to a 2014 list of the most military-friendly schools in the country by Victory Media. The Pittsburgh-based Victory Media Inc. compiles the top 20 percent of schools in the nation that provide the best experience to military students. The outlet administered a survey to […]