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Scholarships available to Promise alumni

Scholarships available to Promise alumni

Laurel Wilson | Staff Writer & Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 11/29/2018 Due to financial reasons, many individuals cannot afford to go to college, let alone attend graduate school. But local universities partnered with Pittsburgh Promise are attempting to change these circumstances. In a joint statement on Wednesday, Nov. 14, Duquesne University and Carnegie Mellon […]

Duquesne signs on to further city’s Promise

Duquesne signs on to further city’s Promise

Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor 10/05/17 Duquesne has become one of 19 institutes of higher education in Pennsylvania that has partnered with the Pittsburgh Promise program to cover the cost of room and board for the recipients of the program. The Pittsburgh Promise is an organization dedicated to helping improve enrollment and graduation rates in […]

Seven years of Ravenstahl ends with debate over character

Seven years of Ravenstahl ends with debate over character

By Julian Routh | News Editor It was not too long ago that Luke Ravenstahl was on top of the world. As international leaders gathered in Pittsburgh for the G-20 Summit in late September 2009, the 29-year-old mayor was getting credit for putting the city on the map. Citizens took notice, and in November, he […]