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Starting the new year and the new semester on the right foot

Starting the new year and the new semester on the right foot

2020 marks not just the start of a new semester, but a new year. Whether you’re beginning your first semester or you’re set to graduate in May, The Duke has some tips to start the new year off on the right foot. On the right foot Griffin Sendek | Photo Editor One of the most […]

Renovations in Palumbo create little change in Power Center

Renovations in Palumbo create little change in Power Center

1/24/2018 Luke Schrum | Staff Writer Duquesne University’s A.J. Palumbo Center is set to undergo a comprehensive renovation project to modernize the athletic complex, which is home to Duquesne’s student-athlete training facilities, administrative offices for the athletic department and is host to Dukes basketball and volleyball games. Originally opened in 1988, the Palumbo Center has […]

Runners’ rumors dispelled about Power Center track

Runners’ rumors dispelled about Power Center track

By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor  If your spring semester kicked off with a New Year’s resolution to finally get into better shape, maybe you’ve made Duquesne’s own gym in the Power Center part of your daily — or every-other-daily — routine. Opened January 2008, the Power Center is made up of roughly 80,000 square […]

A day in the life of a disgruntled gym-goer

A day in the life of a disgruntled gym-goer

By Nina Saluga | Staff Writer There is no feeling more liberating than leaving a particularly stressful class or study session, blasting your favorite pump-up songs through your earbuds and heading straight to the skywalk across Forbes. Your blood is pumping as you hit the floor two button in the elevator, ready to hop on […]

Nothing to do at 6 a.m.? Try yoga

Nothing to do at 6 a.m.? Try yoga

By Madeline Bartos | Staff Writer Remember being a tiny fifth grader and eating an entire sleeve of Oreos? And how adults shook their heads and warned you about how in your twenties you won’t be able to eat like that without consequences? Unfortunately, your twenties are here. While you may not be able to […]

Duquesne questions you are too afraid ask

Duquesne questions you are too afraid ask

By Lauren Zawatski | The Duquense Duke When you first set foot on the Bluff, did you have any initial questions about your new home away from home? Whether you’ve found all the answers or you’re still searching, it’s always understandable to have questions about university life. Seniors and freshmen alike can easily find themselves […]

President Dougherty to retire in ’16 amid DU growth

President Dougherty to retire in ’16 amid DU growth

By Kaye Burnet and Julian Routh | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne President Charles Dougherty announced Friday that he plans to retire when his contract expires on June 30, 2016. Dougherty, 65, has served as Duquesne’s 12th president since 2001. The University’s Board of Directors has already started a nationwide search for his successor, according to […]

Health initiative launches at Power Center

By Bridget Seelinger | For The Duquesne Duke The Power Center is now offering new classes for students, faculty and staff as part of its Wellness in Motion Initiative, aimed at keeping the campus community healthy and fit. The initiative is in response to a drastic increase in attendance at the Power Center, in addition […]