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BREAKING: Duquesne announces new partnership for Brottier Hall

BREAKING: Duquesne announces new partnership for Brottier Hall

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 05/09/18 After initially revealing it was looking into working with third-parties on Brottier Hall last summer, Duquesne announced on May 9 that it has finalized the acquisition of the upperclassman apartment building. The deal, with Radnor Property Group and Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, includes plans to “modernize and renovate the […]

Would it really be that hard to provide some kosher food?

Would it really be that hard to provide some kosher food?

03/01/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor Food: We eat it almost as often as I complain about it. In 2016, Jamie Moore, Parkhurst’s director of sourcing and sustainability, spoke with the Terra learning community and took questions regarding the nature of food at Duquesne. Questions ranged from the general to the decidedly specific, addressing […]

Vickroy Hall

Vickroy Hall

Year Built: 1997 Price: $3,494 Capacity: 283 residents Years Allowed: sophomores, juniors, seniors, grad and law Room Types: two-room suite-style Laundry Facilities: on each floor Bathroom Facilities: one per suite What’s New: All furniture and carpeting replaced in 2015, new kitchen on first floor Real thoughts from real students: “I like that the rooms are a decent […]

Assumption Hall

Assumption Hall

Year Built: 1954 Price: $3,329 Capacity: about 300 residents Years Allowed: freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors Room Types: singles, doubles Laundry Facilities: on ground floor Bathroom Facilities: communal, one in each wing What’s New: Windows replaced, new flooring, paint, lighting and thermostats in all rooms. Bathrooms on the Stevenson Street side remodeled, and laundry moved […]

Duquesne Towers

Duquesne Towers

Year Built: 1971 Price: $3,329 Capacity: 1,113 residents Years Allowed: freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, grad and law Room Types: doubles, triples, wings Laundry Facilities: in each wing Bathroom Facilities: communal, in each wing What’s New: Renovations completed in 2016 of all rooms, bathrooms and furniture Real thoughts from real students: “The free laundry is a […]

Des Places Hall

Des Places Hall

Year Built: 2012 Price: $3,730 Capacity: 425 residents Years Allowed: sophomores, juniors, seniors, grad and law Room Types: one-, two- and three-room suite-style Laundry Facilities: on each floor Bathroom Facilities: one per suite What’s New: The whole building, really, since Des Place is the newest LLC on campus Real thoughts from real students: “I honestly […]

Brottier Hall

Brottier Hall

Year Built: 1969 Price: $19,970 (12 month lease) Capacity: 660 residents Years Allowed: juniors, seniors, grad and law Room Types: studio, one- and two- room apartments Laundry Facilities: on G-level Bathroom Facilities: in each unit What’s New: In 2015 some lighting, paint and carpet replacement, as well as all furniture Real thoughts from real students: […]

A look into the roles of Duquesne facilities management

A look into the roles of Duquesne facilities management

02/22/2018 By Krystina Primack | Staff Writer Duquesne University is doubtlessly a beautiful and well-maintained campus, and has often been described as park-like and welcoming. We are all aware that keeping this campus as safe and as clean as it is involves consistent hard work, but has anyone ever wondered what that hard work really […]

Duquesne mail clerk recognized for outstanding achievement

Duquesne mail clerk recognized for outstanding achievement

By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 It has been said that a community is only as good as the people within it, and if this is true, then all of Duquesne has much to be proud of in our own mail clerk of 36 years, Carol Radzanowski. Radzanowski was recently recognized, along with a […]

Homecoming celebrations welcome students old and new

Homecoming celebrations welcome students old and new

By Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer 10/05/17 Whether your “story has just begun” or your “story began here,” many would agree that Duquesne has left a significant impact on our college experience. Thanks to Alumni Engagement, all generations of alumni, students, families and friends can gather together for a nostalgic weekend filled with exciting activities […]