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The Office fails transition to stage in touring parody

<em>The Office</em> fails transition to stage in touring parody

  Colleen Hammond & Griffin Sendek | The Duquesne Duke 10/24/19 The Office! A Musical Parody was written for people whose entire personality centers around watching The Office. Writers Bob and Tobly McSmith’s unauthorized parody of the hit television show graced the Byham Theater last weekend. This nonsense musical spectacle excellently showcased how a script […]

Democrats score big wins across nation on Election Day

Democrats score big wins across nation on Election Day

Raymond Arke | News Editor 11/09/17 A blue tide washed over the American electorate Nov. 7, as Democrats won resoundingly in many local and state elections across the nation. However, statewide results in Pennsylvania showed more mixed results for both parties. According to the Pennsylvania Department of State unofficial election returns, with 99 percent of […]

Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 6

Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 6

The Kansas City Chiefs remain undefeated after taking down the Houston Texans 42-34 on Sunday, Oct. 8. Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith threw for 324 yards and three touchdowns, while running back Kareem Hunt rushed for 107 yards. Kansas City’s victory leaves news editor Raymond Arke alone at the top of the leaderboard with an impressive […]

Breakin’ on a budget: Cheap ways to travel when spring calls

Breakin’ on a budget: Cheap ways to travel when spring calls

By Leah Devorak | Photo Editor Spring break is next Friday — but wait. You’ve yet to book a trip? Have no fear, because it’s still super easy and affordable to go somewhere last-minute. You just have to know where to look, which is exactly what this guide is here to show you. To start, […]

NYC in 12 hours: How to maximize your time in the Big Apple

NYC in 12 hours: How to maximize your time in the Big Apple

By Evan Penrod & Salena Moran | Staff Writers You are all ready to embark on a whirlwind adventure to New York City in lieu of the upcoming holiday season, but only for a day. With a limited time and budget, how can you possibly experience the hotspots of Manhattan in just twelve hours and […]

Burgers in the ‘Burgh: Bill’s Bar and Burger Opens for Business

Burgers in the ‘Burgh: Bill’s Bar and Burger Opens for Business

By: Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor Want to spend a lot of money on what can be a very good, to average meal? Boy, have I got the place for you. Last Wednesday, Bill’s Bar and Burger opened their fifth location here in the Golden Triangle. The other four locations are very popular for their award […]

13 years later, DU remembers 9/11 attacks

13 years later, DU remembers 9/11 attacks

By Julian Routh | News Editor In the late afternoon on Sept. 11, 2001, the Bluff looked more like a ghost town than a college campus. The parking garages were empty, Academic Walk was silent and the only sign of life was in the Student Union ballroom, where the Duquesne community gathered for a spontaneous […]

Whatever comes to mind: Men’s wear transforms before our eyes

Whatever comes to mind: Men’s wear transforms before our eyes

By George Flynn | Opinions Editor In the past century, the fashion industry has underwent a variety of transformations, from silhouettes and patterns to accessories and hairstyles. Women have plenty of options: 1950s gowns with flared out skirts, 1960s black slimming dresses designed for Audrey Hepburn, 1970s bell bottoms or scrunchies from the 1980s. However, […]

Staff Editorial: Open Data Legislation brings the public information

By Duke Staff Five years ago, the state of Pennsylvania implemented the Right to Know Law, which allowed anyone from the state to access public records ranging from criminal reports to pothole locations, building permits and paving schedules. The downfall of the act, however, lies in the tedious process of accessing the information that requires […]

Smoking age changes in New York

By Addie Smith | Sports Editor The state of New York has always been on the cusp of breakthroughs. They were one of the first states to legalize same-sex marriage and New York City imposed a tax on sodas to discourage people from buying them. Now, one of the nation’s most innovative cities is at it again […]