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Rosfeld trial ends in not guilty verdict

Rosfeld trial ends in not guilty verdict

Kailey Love | Editor-in-Chief 3/26/2019 The trial of Michael Rosfeld, a former East Pittsburgh police officer charged with one count of criminal homicide for the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Antwon Rose II in June 2018, ended late Friday night in a not guilty verdict and a string of protests throughout the city. With […]

Dominica prime minister receives honorary degree from DU

Dominica prime minister receives honorary degree from DU

Kellen Stepler | Staff Writer 10/25/2018 An honorary degree, or honoris causa in Latin meaning “for the sake of the honor,” is a degree that recognizes a distinguished person for their accomplishments in society. So it was to no surprise that on Tuesday, Oct. 16, Roosevelt Skerrit, prime minister of Dominica, was the recipient of […]

DU receives Woodrow Wilson Foundation grant

DU receives Woodrow Wilson Foundation grant

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor 09/27/2018 On Sept. 11, Duquesne University announced that it would be one of three institutions in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to receive a grant from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. Created in 1945, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation originally served to “attract veterans back to academic careers,” according to its website. Over […]

Gormley named to NCAA committee

Gormley named to NCAA committee

Kailey Love | Managing Editor 09/13/2018 Duquesne University President Ken Gormley has been appointed to the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee (MOIC) for a term of three years, effective immediately following his appointment on Sept. 5. “I am honored to serve in this important role and grateful for the opportunity,” […]

NLRB rules against Duquesne, orders university to bargain with adjunct union

NLRB rules against Duquesne, orders university to bargain with adjunct union

Raymond Arke | News Editor Duquesne suffered a major loss on Tuesday in the university’s ongoing battle against allowing an adjunct union, according to a faculty-wide email from President Ken Gormley. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled in a unanimous decision ordering Duquesne to bargain with an adjunct faculty union group. The case has […]

Students turn out in force for Gormley inauguration

Students turn out in force for Gormley inauguration

To view a photo gallery of the entire inauguration ceremony, click here.  By Brandon Addeo | News Editor Ken Gormley was officially inaugurated Thursday in the A.J. Palumbo Center as the 13th president of Duquesne University, in front of a crowd of about 2,000. The former law school dean and professor was appointed to the […]

Big-name speakers take the podium at Gormley inauguration

Big-name speakers take the podium at Gormley inauguration

By Kaye Burnet | Editor-in-Chief It’s not often that a university gets a new president – in its almost 140 years, Duquesne University has only had 13, as of Thursday afternoon. For an event so rare, it makes sense to pull out all the stops, and that was certainly the case for the Thursday inauguration […]