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Masked Ambition

Masked Ambition

Griffin Sendek | Photo Editor 3/19/20 It’s tremendous how much one email can throw a wrench in everyone’s lives. The punching of a few keys and the click of a single button and suddenly our lives as students are changed forever. This photoshoot was planned a week ago to coincide with this once-a-semester special fashion […]

Letter to the Editor: Rob Rogers and Democracy

Letter to the Editor: Rob Rogers and Democracy

Letter to the Editor 07/19/2018 For a long time politics in the U.S. have primarily involved Democrats and Republicans competing within the fragile framework of democracy.  Since the arrival of Trumpism – the powerful combination of bigotry, authoritarianism and thuggery – politics have changed to anti-democracy vs. democracy.   Rob Rogers’ political cartoons have been […]

Free national newspaper program discontinued by Duquesne

Free national newspaper program discontinued by Duquesne

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor With the arrival of the fall 2018 semester, students can expect a notable change around campus: The SGA-sponsored newsstands providing free copies of The New York Times, USA Today and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette will no longer be in place. The newsstands had a previously-permanent home in the Student Union, law school […]

New Post-Gazette podcast investigates DU student deaths

New Post-Gazette podcast investigates DU student deaths

Gabriella DiPietro | Staff Writer  11/02/17 Correction 11/02/17: The web address for the podcast was incorrect. It has been fixed.  To this day, the deaths of Duquesne students Paul Kochu and Dakota James leave unanswered questions. This is the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s topic for their first ever serialized podcast called Three Rivers, Two Mysteries. The podcast, […]

Duquesne remembers 1968 alum and local media figure, Frank Gottlieb

Duquesne remembers 1968 alum and local media figure, Frank Gottlieb

Raymond Arke | News Editor 11/02/17 An influential local media fixture and Duquesne graduate passed away last week. Frank Gottlieb was a Vietnam War veteran and the former news director for KQV News Radio in Pittsburgh, according to his obituary in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He graduated from Duquesne in 1968 with a degree in print […]

Education in the hands of parents

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor Every parent wants to believe that when they send little Timmy off to school he will learn everything he needs to know before he is whisked away on a magical train to Hogwarts. The fact is however, that not all schools are created equal. I went to inner city public […]

Whatever comes to mind: Dog remembered as hero

Whatever comes to mind: Dog remembered as hero

By George Flynn | Opinions Editor This past Thursday, we lost a beloved police officer. He was strong and incredibly heroic. He risked his life trying to stop a criminal and, unfortunately, did not make it. He passed on the evening of Jan. 30. Many people were pulling for his recovery and were devastated to […]

Staff Editorial: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette causes quite a stir with adjunct story

By Duke Staff At The Duquesne Duke, our role on campus is to report and inform. We do not exist to act as a mouthpiece for Duquesne’s administration, the adjuncts’ union nor any other faction. We are a professional student organization run by students for students. On Sept. 1, Margaret Mary Vojtko died of complications […]

Staff Editorial; Cutting the fat

By Duke Staff   There are two areas that the United States seems to fail at keeping in check – budgeting and weight gain. It’s no secret that the United States is the most obese country in the world, with approximately 34 percent of adult Americans classified as obese, according to the latest Organization for […]