Oakland

Redhawk Coffee provides a welcoming, comfortable atmosphere

Redhawk Coffee provides a welcoming, comfortable atmosphere

02/7/2019 Makenna Winner | staff contributor Redhawk Coffee is tucked away on the slanted slope of Meyran Avenue in Oakland. A bustling yet quaint space, Redhawk Coffee was born into the neighborhood in early 2017. Before customers were going to the concrete space on Meyran Ave., Redhawk was going to them; the caffeine stop was […]

Oakland Restaurant Week brings delicious food for cheap

Oakland Restaurant Week brings delicious food for cheap

02/07/2019 Claudia Hardy | staff writer Good quality food for a cheap price? Now that is a college eating hack. Oakland Restaurant Week returned for the annual winter edition with 16 restaurants that offered $6 menu items for six days, Jan. 28 through Feb. 2. Whether you were in the mood for pierogies – a […]

Rocky Horror screening delights newcomers

<em>Rocky Horror</em> screening delights newcomers

Kailey Love | Managing Editor 10/18/18 The Halloween season brings about some of the most beloved holiday traditions; pumpkin picking, trick-or-treating, monster mashing, what have you. But, most importantly, the change in the weather indicates that one of the paramount spooky activities is upon us once more — it’s time to do the time warp […]

Oakland increases security coverage

Oakland increases security coverage

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 09/06/2018 Last week, Pittsburgh took steps to become a safer city. Responding, in part, to the recent deaths of University of Pittsburgh student, Alina Sheykhet, and Duquesne University student, Dakota Jones, the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office joined forces with UPMC and University of Pittsburgh to install 60 security cameras throughout […]

Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 9

Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 9

Twenty-year-old JuJu Smith-Schuster made team history with his 97-yard touchdown — the longest pass play in Pittsburgh’s history — as the Steelers edged out the Detroit Lions 20-15 on Oct. 29 at Ford Field. Unsurprisingly, Smith-Schuster was the top receiver of the day, totalling 193 receiving yards with a touchdown. Running back Le’Veon Bell added […]

Oakland’s Stephen Foster statue causes controversy

Oakland’s Stephen Foster statue causes controversy

Alison Caracciolo | Staff Columnist Damon Young, a nationally known blogger of Very Smart Brothas, is calling it the most racially insensitive statue, and it is located here in Pittsburgh. The question now is, “What do we do about the Stephen Foster Statue?” Stephen Foster, a famous Pittsburgh native and known as the “Father of […]

March Against War advocates peace, accountability

March Against War advocates peace, accountability

Zach Landau | A&E Editor Despite the chance of rain, Pittsburghers kicked off July by turning out and showing their support for peace. The Pittsburgh March Against War was held in Oakland on July 1. The event, hosted by the Pittsburghers in Solidarity Against War, is meant to “rebuild the mass anti-war movement by opposing […]

Science supporters take over Oakland for march

Science supporters take over Oakland for march

Zachary Landau | Asst. Editor Editor Five thousand people gathered in front of the Cathedral of Learning April 22 for the Pittsburgh satellite March for Science. The event mirrored more than 500 marches across the country. The purpose of these marches was, according to the March’s official site, to advocate for science during a time […]

Asian cuisine provides another reason to visit Oakland

Asian cuisine provides another reason to visit Oakland

By Nina Saluga | Staff Writer It’s really no secret that for Duquesne students, Oakland plays a vital role in nightlife, party culture and socialization on the weekends. But hop on the loop bus this weekend during the daytime hours, and students will find that parties and late night pizza aren’t all the neighborhood is […]

Pitt offers coverage for transgender students

Pitt offers coverage for transgender students

By: Shivani Gosai | Student Columnist  This is an editorial piece, and the views of the writer in no way reflect the views of The Duquesne Duke, its staff, or Duquesne University.  The University of Pittsburgh recently announced it will offer health care services for transgender individuals in its faculty and staff, effective August 15. John Kozar, […]