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Website shows Apollo 13 mission in real time

Website shows Apollo 13 mission in real time

Katia Faroun | Associate Photo Editor 04/08/2020 50 years ago, Houston had a problem. On April 11, 1970, NASA launched the Apollo 13 mission to the moon. The goal of the seventh Apollo mission was to explore different lunar sites to gather more knowledge about Earth’s moon. However, 55 hours and 55 minutes into the […]

Ariana Grande’s thank u, next shines with standout tracks

Ariana Grande’s <em>thank u, next</em> shines with standout tracks

Natalie Schroeder | Staff Writer 02/14/19 Sweetener was released Aug. 17, 2018, and less than six months later, Ariana Grande released thank u, next. This album is easily one of the best that Grande has written. The anticipation for the full project’s release began when her singles “thank u, next” dropped in November, and “7 […]

Duquesne students design for NASA

Duquesne students design for NASA

Gabriella DiPietro | Assistant News Editor 04/26/18 Duquesne University is an institution with many connections not only throughout the nation, but across the world. Now, it is attempting to expand its reach even further — into space. A team of students at Duquesne is one of 25 advancing to the testing phase of NASA’s Microgravity […]

Biomedical engineering students shoot for the stars in NASA competition

Biomedical engineering students shoot for the stars in NASA competition

Michael Marafino | Staff Writer 01/11/18 Space, the final frontier, has much left to be explored, and a team of Duquesne University’s Biomedical Engineering Program students are working to help scientists examine the heavens. The team has been chosen to participate in the NASA Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Teams competition (Micro-g NExT). The Duquesne […]

Recent natural disasters should bring our attention to climate change

Recent natural disasters should bring our attention to climate change

By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor 09/21/17 Climate change is a notoriously tricky subject to discuss, this being as it is a very politically charged conversation. Whether you believe in climate change or not, it’s time to start paying attention to the way we treat our home. Many people have been attributing the recent devastation […]

‘Hidden Figures’ brings unrecognized heroes to big screen

‘Hidden Figures’ brings unrecognized heroes to big screen

By Nicole Prieto | Staff Writer When you hear the word “computers,” perhaps the last (or at least second) thing you think of are people hashing out math problems of literal astronomical importance by hand. But that is one of the first history lessons box office hit “Hidden Figures” teaches. Based on Margot Lee Shetterly’s book, […]