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BREAKING: Police investigating Brottier death

BREAKING: Police investigating Brottier death

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief UPDATE 10/05/18 11:20 a.m.: In a statement to the Duquesne community, President Gormley said he felt “great sadness” in reporting the death of Marquis Brown, a Duquesne University football player and junior in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.  Brown was from the Washington D.C. area and was listed as a running […]

BREAKING: Police investigate sexual assault on Duquesne’s campus

BREAKING: Police investigate sexual assault on Duquesne’s campus

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 09/29/2018 On Sept. 29, a Duquesne University crime alert email informed students of a reported sexual assault that occurred on campus over the night of Sept. 28. A female Duquesne student walked into the Duquesne University police station on Sept. 29 at 4:26 p.m. to report the alleged assault, according to the […]

BREAKING: Police investigating sexual assault involving Duquesne student

BREAKING: Police investigating sexual assault involving Duquesne student

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 09/03/2018 The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Sexual Assault Unit is investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred to a Duquesne student in the morning hours of Labor Day, according to a campus-wide crime alert email. At 9:44 a.m. on Sept. 3, Duquesne University Police responded to a report that a female […]

Pittsburgh police prep for Mueller-related riots

Pittsburgh police prep for Mueller-related riots

Kailey Love | Photo Editor 04/19/2018 Speculation surrounding a potential firing of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller is swirling in Pittsburgh this week, following a leaked email from Pittsburgh Police’s Major Crimes Commander Victor Joseph to his detectives. The email, released via Twitter on the morning of April 18 by WTAE’s Marcie Cipriani, detailed steps that […]

Duquesne Police investigate Nov. 11 bomb threat

Duquesne Police investigate Nov. 11 bomb threat

Raymond Arke and Kailey Love | The Duquesne Duke 11/11/17 A busy day on campus, which included a Duquesne football game and the start of the men’s basketball season, was overshadowed by an intensive bomb search by multiple police departments. Around 3:15 p.m. on Nov.11, the Duquesne University information desk fielded a call from a […]

Police charge former Duquesne basketball player in Sept. 2 sexual assault case

Police charge former Duquesne basketball player in Sept. 2 sexual assault case

Raymond Arke | News Editor 01/24/18 UPDATE: Washington appeared in court for his preliminary hearing, according to the criminal docket. His formal arraignment has been scheduled for March 22. 10/30/17 Charges of rape and sexual assault were filed against Duquesne student and former Dukes basketball player Nick Washington on Oct. 29. Washington, who is no […]

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 man paralyzed by police speaks at Duquesne

Pittsburgh man paralyzed by police speaks at Duquesne

Raymond Arke | Asst. News Editor A drive to his grandmother’s house ended in five bullets on that November 2012 night. On Feb. 23, Duquesne hosted Leon Ford, a Pittsburgh resident, who gave a speech encouraging optimism and positivity, though he remains paralyzed from the waist down after his encounter with the police. On Nov. […]

Police seek new leads in search for Dakota James

Police seek new leads in search for Dakota James

Brandon Addeo | News Editor UPDATE 12:45 p.m. 3/6/2017 Police confirmed that a body found this morning in the Ohio River is that of missing Duquesne student Dakota James. Read more here. 3/2/2017 Pittsburgh Police are encouraging additional witnesses to come forward with information on Duquesne student Dakota James, who has now been missing for […]