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Pittsburgh holds onto its Labor Day Parade history

Madeline Bartos | Staff Writer 09/06/2018 Pittsburgh has been marching to the beat of its own Labor Day Parade drum for over a century. The first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, and it didn’t take long for the festivities to catch on in Pittsburgh. For the past […]

President Trump undeserving of a military parade

President Trump undeserving of a military parade

By Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor 2/15/18 There are about 40,000 homeless veterans in the U.S., 44 million people without health insurance, and our president wants to spend taxpayer dollars on a military parade. Donald Trump, in a recent meeting with Pentagon officials, said that, “I want a military parade like the one in France.” […]

Welcome back, Lord Stanley

Welcome back, Lord Stanley

Duke Staff On June 11, the Pittsburgh Penguins shut out the Nashville Predators in a 2-0 victory and won the Stanley Cup for the fifth time in franchise history. This is the second year in a row that the Pens have won the trophy, and an estimated 650,000 Pittsburghers turned out to celebrate today with a […]

Duquesne ups police presence for holiday

Duquesne ups police presence for holiday

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne students braved pouring rain on Saturday to join the city of Pittsburgh in celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Clad in green and sporting shamrock apparel, many students celebrated Irish heritage by watching the city’s parade or travelling to the South Side, as well as celebrating on campus. This […]

Police crack down on St. Patrick’s Day parade

Police crack down on St. Patrick’s Day parade

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke No major incidents were reported during this year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday in Pittsburgh. In a statement released by the Pittsburgh police department, there were 71 total arrests, 29 of which were “on-view,” with 21 occurring on the South Side. There were five summary arrests and […]

St. Patrick’s Day causes crisis

By Katie Borzellica