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DU ranked fourth locally in student debt

DU ranked fourth locally in student debt

04/11/2019 By Duke Staff Student loan debt and the mounting cost of higher education is often the source of self-deprecating jokes and existential woes that plague college students. Students here at Duquesne are no stranger to this phenomenon —as we have previously reported and the student body is painfully aware of, the university has increased […]

Politicians should consider merits of Universal Basic Income

Politicians should consider merits of Universal Basic Income

02/14/2019 By Timothy Rush | Staff Columnist Money. We all want it, and we all need it. Money is the quantitative tool that we use to purchase the goods and services we need to survive and get what we want. Society is built around this very concept. Our labor is purely based around the paycheck […]

Christmas Capitalism unfair to workers, buries true meaning

Christmas Capitalism unfair to workers, buries true meaning

11/15/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor  The halls are decked, the stockings are hung, the mochas are minty and it isn’t even Thanksgiving yet. ‘Tis the season, I suppose, but every year, the season comes sooner. Malls were adorned with ornate bulbs and towering trees as early as Nov. 1. Stores sent out their […]

Duquesne places money in offshore hedge fund accounts

Duquesne places money in offshore hedge fund accounts

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief & Kailey Love | Managing Editor 10/18/2018 This is the third article in the Duke Deep Dives series. The way in which private universities handle their finances is often scrutinized, as students voice their opinions and finance scholars examine university motivations. Duquesne is no exception. Recently, studies have shown private colleges […]

STAFF ED: SGA budget transparency still lacking

STAFF ED: SGA budget transparency still lacking

09/13/2018 By Duke Staff “I think it’s essential that we release the budget.” — James Joyce, current SGA Vice President of Finance in 2018. “Transparency is one of the key elements that we would like to focus on … I think that we need to make SGA more transparent.” — Maria Miller, current SGA Vice […]

Expensive eats: Is Campus Market the priciest shop around?

Expensive eats: Is Campus Market the priciest shop around?

By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor 10/19/17 Chances are, if you’ve found your way into Campus Market for a late-night snack run, or if you’ve wandered in to grab a quick bite in between classes, you’ve probably noticed that something is a little fishy, and I’m not just talking about the sushi. I’m talking prices. […]

Duquesne SGA attempts to silence The Duke

Duquesne SGA attempts to silence The Duke

By: Kaye Burnet | Staff Columnist The SGA doesn’t want Duquesne students to know how they spend student money. In a laughably pretentious letter, dripping with condescension and SAT vocabulary words, the Student Government Association attempted last week to prevent The Duke from sharing basic SGA budget information that was made public at an open meeting. […]

Freshman Year Mistakes to Avoid

Freshman Year Mistakes to Avoid

By Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor How are you supposed to know what to do in a brand new situation? This might seem like the ultimate question for any incoming freshmen. Everything is new and exciting (freedom!), but terrifying at the same time (finding friends?!). New students will want to make the most of their […]

Staff Editorial: Victim earns money, police pay small price

By Duke Staff Four years after this young man was wrongfully arrested and beaten by three Pittsburgh police officers, justice has finally been served in the judicial system. The question remains, however, for Jordan Miles, now 22: Is the ruling fulfilling? In January 2010, Miles was walking in Homewood at night when three white police […]