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University facilities management worked overnight to restore power after outage

University facilities management worked overnight to restore power after outage

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief On August 14, an unexpected power outage hit numerous buildings on campus. Facilities Management worked over night and had the lights back on in the early morning hours of August 15. In a Duquesne University Official Communication sent last night, the university announced that Rockwell Hall, Canevin Hall, the Rangos Health […]

Underground Railroad has roots at DU

Underground Railroad has roots at DU

By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer If you were a slave traveling through Pittsburgh via the Underground Railroad in the mid-1800s, one of your stops may have been at a safe house that once stood on Duquesne’s campus. This February, in the spirit of Black History Month, it seems appropriate to take a look at […]

Campus bells repaired after malfunctioning

Campus bells repaired after malfunctioning

Brandon Addeo | News Editor  You might not have noticed it, but a familiar sound briefly disappeared from Duquesne’s campus. The campus’ carillon bell system, which rings the time from the chapel’s steeple every hour, gives a short chime every 15 minutes and notifies churchgoers of the start of masses, suddenly stopped working at the […]

French connections: The Lourdes Grotto

French connections: The Lourdes Grotto

By Sydney McCabe | The Duquesne Duke Cloaked in moss and nestled in a far corner of campus away from the hustle and bustle of A-Walk, the Grotto provides the perfect spot for prayerful meditators, day-dreamers, stress-relief seekers and sunset watchers alike. But despite the frequent visits it receives, many Duquesne students have little to […]