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Duquesne announces “transformation” of Palumbo Center into the new UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse

Duquesne announces “transformation” of Palumbo Center into the new UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 10/23/18 Duquesne University, donors and public officials celebrated the announcement of the UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse, set to replace the existing A.J. Palumbo Center, at a special event on Oct. 23. The extensive renovations of the arena will begin in March 2019. The new Fieldhouse will feature a radically different and modernized […]

Fireside Chat discusses the new strategic plan

Fireside Chat discusses the new strategic plan

Raymond Arke | News Editor 11/16/17 On Nov. 13, the student body had an opportunity to engage with Duquesne’s administration about the university’s new five-year plan. The “Fireside Chat” with President Ken Gormley and other administration officials from Gormley’s advisory council was hosted by the Student Government Association. The evening began with Gormley introducing and […]

Women’s basketball ready for Saint Joseph’s tonight at 7

Rich Donahue | The Duquesne Duke After demolishing George Mason 88-54 on Thursday night at the Palumbo Center, the Duquesne women’s basketball team suffered a road loss in conference play Sunday afternoon at the hands of the Dayton Flyers. The 78-67 loss drops the Dukes to 9-7 on the season and 1-2 in Atlantic 10 […]

Nurkic lifts Duquesne on Education Day at Palumbo

Rich Donahue | The Duquesne Duke Fresh off winning the Ball State Federal Credit Union Classic in Muncie, Indiana over the second weekend of Thanksgiving break, the Duquesne women’s basketball team welcomed the Kent State Golden Flashes to the Palumbo Center Wednesday afternoon. After losing to Princeton and Syracuse before the break at Palumbo, the […]

Buzzer beater brings hope to Duquesne basketball

Julian Routh | News Editor The course of an entire season can change in four seconds. Four seconds is all it took for Derrick Colter to run the length of the floor and sink a desperation three-pointer at the buzzer to shock conference rival St. Bonaventure 83-81 Saturday evening at the A.J. Palumbo Center. Four […]

Dukes win in final second against Bonnies

Dukes win in final second against Bonnies

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke It was all smiles after the game for the men’s basketball team Saturday night, especially for sophomore Derrick Colter who nailed a last second buzzer beater to propel the Dukes to an 83-81 win over conference rivals St. Bonaventure in the 111th meeting of the two teams. The win […]

Women notch fourth conference win

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor The Duquesne women’s basketball team recorded the program’s 501st win Wednesday night. The Dukes (12-6 overall, 4-1 Atlantic 10) extended their winning streak over the University of Massachusetts to eight with a 67-52 victory at the Palumbo Center. Coach Dan Burt was pleased with the win. “I feel pretty good […]

Dukes falter, future still bright

Dukes falter, future still bright

Julian Routh | News Editor Nearly 4,000 people poured into the stands on Sunday afternoon at the Palumbo Center to cheer on the Dukes in their conference game against La Salle. The Dukes ended up losing to the Explorers 75-56. A sea of red shirts engulfed the normally empty student section before the game even […]

Dukes pick up conference win over Fordham

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne men’s basketball team opened up Atlantic 10 play this week with a huge win over the Fordham Rams 87-81 Wednesday night at the Palumbo Center to improve their record to 8-5 and their win streak to five games. The Red & Blue entered the conference matchup of […]