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Nike, Kaepernick, Twitter and corporate America

Nike, Kaepernick, Twitter and corporate America

09/20/2018 By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Columnist  Browsing Twitter last week, it quickly became common to see Nike socks and shoes being burned. I was missing pieces of the puzzle until I kept scrolling and saw a photo of Colin Kaepernick with the words, “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything,” and the […]

Kaepernick, Nike are right in taking a bold stand

Kaepernick, Nike are right in taking  a bold stand

09/06/2018 By Duke Staff  “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything,” reads the black-and-white Nike ad, featuring the face of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick that went viral across the Internet this week, inspiring a range of intense emotions across the country. Just over two years ago on Sept. 1, 2016, Kaepernick, then […]

2017-18 Duke Awards

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/26/2018 The Duke recognizes remarkable Duquesne players, coaches and teams for their successes over the past year in the third annual Duke Awards. Men’s Team of the Year: Football If it weren’t for a gut-wrenching 28-27 loss to Central Connecticut State on Nov. 11, the Duquesne football team would be celebrating its […]

Athletics continues to alter identity, reaches deal with Nike

Athletics continues to alter identity, reaches deal with Nike

By David Borne | Staff Writer Duquesne Athletic programs will sport a bit of a new look next season. Last week, athletic director Dave Harper announced the university’s new seven-year partnership with Nike. While there had been plenty of speculation about a change, nothing was made official until the announcement. The university was previously sponsored […]

Whatever comes to mind: Who even wants to order an Oprah chai tea?

Whatever comes to mind: Who even wants to order an Oprah chai tea?

By George Flynn | Opinions Editor Our world is an industry. Many of us go to the campus Starbucks at least three times a week, whether we get a tall black coffee, a 25 cent water or an Americano if we’ve recently seen a James Bond flick. We eat at chain restaurants and purchase frivolous […]