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Some Duquesne law professors oppose Kavanaugh confirmation

Some Duquesne law professors oppose Kavanaugh confirmation

Kellen Stepler | Staff Writer 10/11/2018 Being a justice on the United States Supreme Court is one of the most powerful and privileged positions in the judiciary branch of the government. Composed of only nine judges that serve their terms for life, the court is called upon to serve the United States by making critical […]

Who wrote it? Anon op-ed in NYT sparks debate

Who wrote it? Anon op-ed in NYT sparks debate

09/13/2018 By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Columnist It has been almost a week since The New York Times released the anonymous op-ed, breaking the news that a number of President Trump’s senior officials are allegedly working against him. In the last few days, I have had many thoughts about who it could have been and […]

Duquesne professor explains hunt for anonymous writer

Duquesne professor explains hunt for anonymous writer

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-chief 09/13/2018 The nationwide hunt has been on for the anonymous Trump administration official who wrote the Sept. 5 New York Times anonymous op-ed critical of the president. One Duquesne professor, with plenty of experience in finding true authors’ identities, discussed how the process works. Patrick Juola, a computer science professor, has […]

Free national newspaper program discontinued by Duquesne

Free national newspaper program discontinued by Duquesne

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor With the arrival of the fall 2018 semester, students can expect a notable change around campus: The SGA-sponsored newsstands providing free copies of The New York Times, USA Today and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette will no longer be in place. The newsstands had a previously-permanent home in the Student Union, law school […]

New York Times gives voice to opposing views

New York Times gives voice to opposing views

By Kailey Love | Photo Editor 1/25/18 According to the New York Times editorial page, all we need to achieve progress in our country is the “vision, chutzpah and some testosterone” provided to us by the current administration. In a compiled editorial series, the New York Times once again caught flack from many on the […]

‘The Post’ solidifies need for free press

‘The Post’ solidifies need for free press

By Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor 01/18/2018 Steven Spielberg has come very close to outdoing himself with The Post. The movie, while providing a few laughs, a few tears and a wonderful dose of dramatic irony, also managed to deliver a poignant lesson on history and modern politics. Overall, the cinematography of this film was […]

New York Times article seemingly humanizes Nazi

New York Times article seemingly humanizes Nazi

By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor 11/30/17 What makes a man start fires? That was the question posed and investigated by New York Times writer Richard Fausset as he delved into darkness to profile American Nazi Tony Hovater, who marched alongside other white supremacists in the deadly Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally held this past […]

Universities get more students from top

Universities get more students from top

By Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor  In 2017, it may seem like everyone goes to college these days. But unfortunately, private higher education – especially at the best schools in the nation – is still a luxury that only a few lucky families can afford. The New York Times compiled information from a 2017 study […]

Essay questions ‘white gaze’ in America

Essay questions ‘white gaze’ in America

By Bridget Seelinger | The Duquesne Duke An essay by a Duquesne philosophy professor about what it’s like to be black in “White America” was honored by the American Philosophical Association last week, prompting disagreements from local police officials about the essay’s message. Professor George Yancy’s essay, “Walking While Black in the ‘White Gaze,’” explores […]

Whatever comes to mind: Museums keep artifacts from Zuni tribe

Whatever comes to mind: Museums keep artifacts from Zuni tribe

By George Flynn | Opinions Editor I love visual art. I love all of the different mediums. I love flipping through Francesca Woodman’s black and white photography books and admiring her eccentric style. I love visiting museums and viewing sculptures of Rodin and Michelangelo from every angle. I love looking at Botticelli and Degas paintings […]