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Weekend art festival takes over Shadyside area

Weekend art festival takes over Shadyside area

By Samantha Zapach | Staff Writer Although the end of summer is quickly approaching, the fun activities to experience in Pittsburgh continue on. The 23rd annual Shadyside Arts Festival will take place on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Beginning as a small […]

BREAKING: Police investigating sexual assault involving Duquesne student

BREAKING: Police investigating sexual assault involving Duquesne student

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 09/03/2018 The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Sexual Assault Unit is investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred to a Duquesne student in the morning hours of Labor Day, according to a campus-wide crime alert email. At 9:44 a.m. on Sept. 3, Duquesne University Police responded to a report that a female […]

Merante Brothers Market back as Pittsburgh community staple

Merante Brothers Market back as Pittsburgh community staple

12/07/17 By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer It’s that time of year when the question of whether or not you’re sick of campus dining is needless. Finals are approaching, FLEX is low and you find yourself trudging to Market for one of those delicious cold-cut sandwiches that we all so dearly love. Off-campus options are […]

Wi-Fi Woes: The struggle of staying connected

Wi-Fi Woes: The struggle of staying connected

By Seth Sulp-Ressler | Features Editor Welcome to the Continuing Misadventures of a Displaced Duquesne Student, a series in which Features Editor Seth Culp-Ressler grapples with his newfound life off campus. For the veterans of apartment life, feel free to laugh at his incompetence. For non-veterans, perhaps the mistakes he chronicles are valuable lessons. Chapter […]

Healthy habits: Staying well without mom’s magic

Healthy habits: Staying well without mom’s magic

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Welcome to the Continuing Misadventures of a Displaced Duquesne Student, a series in which Features Editor Seth Culp-Ressler grapples with his newfound life off campus. For the veterans of apartment life, feel free to laugh at his incompetence. For non-veterans, perhaps the mistakes he chronicles are valuable lessons. Chapter […]

Westward Bound: Moving out and moving on

Westward Bound: Moving out and moving on

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Welcome to the Continuing Misadventures of a Displaced Duquesne Student, a series in which Features Editor Seth Culp-Ressler grapples with his newfound life off-campus. For the veterans of apartment life, feel free to laugh at his incompetence. For non-veterans, perhaps the mistakes he chronicles are valuable lessons. Chapter One: […]

Fifth Ave. housing to open next fall

Fifth Ave. housing to open next fall

By Raymond Arke | The Duquesne Duke Adding another dimension to Duquesne’s current housing problems, a new student housing apartment complex, unaffiliated with the university, is being constructed on Fifth Avenue, just blocks away from campus. The new housing structure, which will contain 94 bedrooms in 34 units, will be complete in time for the […]

Duquesne spends millions on new buildings

Duquesne spends millions on new buildings

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne has spent more than $2 million in the last five years purchasing lower campus real estate, despite letting some sit unused for years, according to Allegheny County real estate statistics. According to University spokeswoman Bridget Fare, Duquesne now owns nine buildings on Fifth Avenue, at least two […]