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Ongoing Duquesne Chick-fil-A debate gets national attention

Ongoing Duquesne Chick-fil-A debate gets national attention

“Fox & Friends” report appears to plagiarize March 30 Duke story Brandon Addeo | News Editor Duquesne students’ concerns about a new Chick-fil-A Express on campus have garnered national attention, including coverage by Fox News and The Washington Times, and were also referenced by President Donald Trump’s oldest son on social media. Duquesne University responded […]

Debate team brings home national awards

Debate team brings home national awards

By Kailey Love | The Duquesne Duke The students of the Duquesne Debating Society spend a lot of their free time arguing and now have the awards to prove it. In mid-March, five students from this year’s debate team walked away from the 2016 National Education Debate Association’s Championship Tournament in Fullerton, California with four […]

NLRB remands Duquesne’s religious exemption repeal

By Julian Routh | News Editor The National Labor Relations Board rejected Duquesne’s appeal of an adjunct unionization vote, sending the case to a regional office for further consideration. The University and the Adjunct Faculty Association of the United Steelworkers had been awaiting an NLRB ruling since 2012, when 85 percent of part-time adjunct faculty […]

Law student succeeds at Sport Karate World Games

Law student succeeds at Sport Karate World Games

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne first-year law student Ali Viola is making Pittsburgh history as a successful female karate fighter. Viola, 22, is a seven-time National Black League World Champion karate fighter who just added two world titles to her collection at the 2014 Super Grands, or Sport Karate World Games. Competitors […]

Law school ranked fourth in nation by Jurist

By Adam Ernette | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne University School of Law was ranked fourth in the nation by The National Jurist for being one of the best value private law schools. School of Law Dean Ken Gormley said it was a “wonderful surprise,” and that this was something the university had been working […]

Professor receives NSF grant for research

By Adam Ernette | For the Duquesne Duke Chemistry professor Fraser Fleming received a $126,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to further his research on changing the shape of compounds. Fleming’s research deals with pharmaceutical agents that contain two nitrile groups, including the drug Anastrazole, the “gold standard” for breast cancer treatment, Fleming […]

DU spreads knowledge on autism

By D’Nara Cush | The Duquesne Duke Throughout the month of April Duquesne will help spread awareness across campus in recognition of National Autism Awareness Month. Based on findings from the Center for Disease Control one in 88 American children is effected by autism spectrum disorders. To help create awareness, events will be hosted all […]