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Controversy stirs amid downtown Christmas Market

Owen Donohue | Staff Writer 12/06/2018 The People’s Gas Holiday Market in downtown Pittsburgh marks its seventh year this winter. Over 30 full-time and visiting vendors have set up shop in Market Square in small wooden stalls, inspired by German Christkindlmarkts, or Christmas Markets. Local and regional vendors show off clothes, art, food, crafts and […]

The history of PPG’s Christmas Tree and ice rink

The history of PPG’s Christmas Tree and ice rink

Anna Walnoha | Staff Writer 12/06/2018 Throughout the year Market Square is a popular place for Duquesne students to go. The holiday season is an even better reason to go over to the square to participate in the many events and exciting things it has going on. On most days of the year, Market Square […]

Fall Out Boy brings punk energy to PPG Paints Arena

Fall Out Boy brings punk energy to PPG Paints Arena

Neil Runge | Staff Writer 09/13/18 On Wednesday, Sept. 5, a sea of people of all ages dressed head to toe in black and purple filed into PPG Paints Arena to see punk rock band Fall Out Boy (FOB). The first act hadn’t even begun to set up on stage yet when the crowd began […]

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 […]