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Strong Women, Strong Girls club gets second in nat’l contest

Strong Women, Strong Girls club gets second in nat’l contest

Michael Marafino | Staff Writer 10/19/17 Former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, once said, “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” A club at Duquesne is following her words by helping girls in need. Duquesne University’s branch of Strong Women, Strong Girls received a $13,500 grant for winning […]

Sorority Rush Week 2017 sees high participation and strong bonds

Sorority Rush Week 2017 sees high participation and strong bonds

By Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer Sorority Recruitment Week always seems to fly by. That’s especially appropriate given the other name for the series of festivities: “Rush Week.” The 2017 Sorority Recruitment Week saw one of the largest number of participants at in Duquesne history, with more than 300 students taking part in the events. […]

Packing Palooza: How to cut down on stress while preparing for school

Packing Palooza: How to cut down on stress while preparing for school

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor August is just a column away on the calendar, and that means Summer Break 2015 can only hold out for a few more weeks. Soon classes will resume, homework will be once again assigned and the daily grind of academia will be back for another year. Before that happens, however, […]

As Ebola spreads, nurses prepare

As Ebola spreads, nurses prepare

By Julian Routh | News Editor The Duquesne School of Nursing is taking steps to educate students on the threat of the Ebola virus, which was transmitted to a second nurse in the United States this week. Nursing school Dean Mary Ellen Glasgow said nursing chairs and curriculum committees are meeting to discuss how to […]

Non-profits benefit from Day of Giving

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke  Hundreds of non-profit organizations from the Allegheny and Westmoreland counties participated in The Pittsburgh Foundation’s Day of Giving last Thursday. The Day of Giving, an annual occurrence in Pittsburgh since 2009, is a “24-hour online giving initiative” encouraging individuals to donate to one or more of the city’s […]