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Panthers thrash Dukes in City Game, 74-53

Panthers thrash Dukes in City Game, 74-53

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 12/06/2018 For the second consecutive year, Duquesne entered the City Game with high expectations, only to be stifled by Pitt, 74-53. It was a competitive matchup, though Pitt eventually pulled away to grab the 21-point win at PPG Paints Arena on Friday, Nov. 30. This most recent edition of the […]

Oakland increases security coverage

Oakland increases security coverage

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 09/06/2018 Last week, Pittsburgh took steps to become a safer city. Responding, in part, to the recent deaths of University of Pittsburgh student, Alina Sheykhet, and Duquesne University student, Dakota Jones, the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office joined forces with UPMC and University of Pittsburgh to install 60 security cameras throughout […]

Accused killer visited Duquesne before Pitt attack

Accused killer visited Duquesne before Pitt attack

Raymond Arke | News Editor 10/12/17 The man accused of killing a University of Pittsburgh student was on Duquesne’s campus hours before, attempting to enter Brottier Hall, Pittsburgh Police said this week. Police charged Matthew Darby with the killing and said he visited two buildings on campus and interacted with Duquesne Police before taking an […]

Duquesne unites for celebration of unity as Westboro Baptist visits Pittsburgh

Duquesne unites for celebration of unity as Westboro Baptist visits Pittsburgh

By Raymond Arke | News Editor 10/05/17 Matthew 7:25 reads, “And the rain fell, and the floods came.” The Bible verse is an accurate description of the scene that was set on Thursday as Pittsburgh experienced a torrential downpour and campuses throughout the city braced for protests by Westboro Baptist Church. The Church, described by […]

Pittsburgh featured as an “innovation city” in Brookings report

Pittsburgh featured as an “innovation city” in Brookings report

Alex Wolfe | Staff Writer 09/28/17 It seems like Pittsburgh is becoming more and more of a popular place to work, according to a report published by the Brookings Institute. Brookings named Pittsburgh as a ‘Global Innovation City,’ and includes many suggestions. The 75-page report comes with a detailed list of recommendations for what Pittsburgh […]

UPDATED: Pitt student reports sexual assault in Duquesne dorm

UPDATED: Pitt student reports sexual assault in Duquesne dorm

Raymond Arke | News Editor UPDATE: Oct. 30 5:32 PM – Nick Washington, a Duquesne student and former Duquesne men’s basketball player, has been charged with five criminal accounts for the alleged rape and sexual assault that occurred on Sept. 2. Full story here UPDATE: Sept. 2 2:30 PM – Bridget Fare, chief marketing and […]

Women’s Soccer falls in opener vs. Pitt in 2OT

Women’s Soccer falls in opener vs. Pitt in 2OT

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Duquesne’s women’s soccer team opened the school’s 2017-18 athletic campaign – effectively ushering in the school’s Nike era – with a 1-0 loss to crosstown rival Pitt on Aug. 20. Panthers freshman Vildan Kardesler beat Duquesne goalie Kyra Murphy in the 101st minute of action to hand the Dukes their […]

DU law school helps falsely convicted criminals

DU law school helps falsely convicted criminals

Raymond Arke | Asst. News Editor Innocent until proven guilty is the standard for the American criminal justice system. However, that process can sometimes fail, resulting in innocent people going to jail. A 2014 study published in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests 4 percent of prisoners on death row, a relatively […]

First Lady visits Pitt, urges Clinton vote

First Lady visits Pitt, urges Clinton vote

By Elsa Buehler | Staff Columnist  Thousands of students and community members from the Pittsburgh area gathered in the Fitzgerald Field House on Sept. 28 to hear First Lady Michelle Obama campaign for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Michelle was set to speak at 3:30 p.m., and the doors opened at 1:00 p.m., but people […]

Pitt offers coverage for transgender students

Pitt offers coverage for transgender students

By: Shivani Gosai | Student Columnist  This is an editorial piece, and the views of the writer in no way reflect the views of The Duquesne Duke, its staff, or Duquesne University.  The University of Pittsburgh recently announced it will offer health care services for transgender individuals in its faculty and staff, effective August 15. John Kozar, […]

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