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Labor union representing Post-Gazette staff files complaint against publisher John Block

Labor union representing Post-Gazette staff files complaint against publisher John Block

Kailey Love | Editor-in-Chief 02/14/19 According to the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh, the union that represents Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporters, an incident that occurred on Feb. 8 involving the paper’s publisher and co-owner John Block caused employees to fear for their safety. According to a press release from the Guild with detailed eyewitness accounts, Block came […]

‘The Post’ solidifies need for free press

‘The Post’ solidifies need for free press

By Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor 01/18/2018 Steven Spielberg has come very close to outdoing himself with The Post. The movie, while providing a few laughs, a few tears and a wonderful dose of dramatic irony, also managed to deliver a poignant lesson on history and modern politics. Overall, the cinematography of this film was […]

Ongoing Duquesne Chick-fil-A debate gets national attention

Ongoing Duquesne Chick-fil-A debate gets national attention

“Fox & Friends” report appears to plagiarize March 30 Duke story Brandon Addeo | News Editor Duquesne students’ concerns about a new Chick-fil-A Express on campus have garnered national attention, including coverage by Fox News and The Washington Times, and were also referenced by President Donald Trump’s oldest son on social media. Duquesne University responded […]

Bell’s firing not First Amendment issue

Bell’s firing not First Amendment issue

By: Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor  God bless America: The Land of the Free, where 33 percent of this nation has no idea what those freedoms even mean. That’s according to a 2015 survey conducted by the Newseum in Washington D.C. But no need to travel the Beltway; we’ve seen this fact play out right […]

Panel gathers to discuss Nixon pardon

Panel gathers to discuss Nixon pardon

By Jessica Nath | The Duquesne Duke On the 40th anniversary of President Gerald Ford’s pardon of Richard Nixon Monday, Duquesne students and alumni, lawyers and even senators crowded into the Power Center Ballroom to hear from officials who played important roles in Watergate’s consequences and Ford’s decision. Ford appeared on national television on Sept. […]

Priest details late adjunct’s stay on campus

Priest details late adjunct’s stay on campus

By Julian Routh | News Editor In response to claims that Duquesne turned a blind eye to an ailing adjunct professor before her death on Sept. 1, Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry Rev. Daniel Walsh said the university “offered the help to get her to where she would be able to care for herself.” […]

DU slammed over treatment of adjunct

By Julian Routh | News Editor _______________________________________________________________________ UPDATE (4:56 PM September 20): The Rev. Daniel Walsh spoke to The Duke, saying Vojtko was allowed to stay at the Laval House for a month with daily meals. Read the full story here.  _______________________________________________________________________ UPDATE (1:35 PM September 19): Vice President for University Advancement John Plante sent […]