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Trump’s tweets once again spark controversy

Trump’s tweets once again spark controversy

09/20/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor As mainland America prepares for restoration efforts following Hurricane Florence’s landfall, President Trump took to Twitter once again with what might just be his worst and most disturbing take yet: The roughly 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico following the devastating Hurricane Maria were fabricated by the left in […]

Flight 93 victims remembered on 9/11

Flight 93 victims remembered on 9/11

Hallie Lauer | Features Editor 09/12/2018 SHANKSVILLE – One hour and 17 minutes after the first plane hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center, Flight 93, carrying 33 passengers and seven crew members, crashed into a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania at 580 miles per hour. “Hero is one of the most overused words […]

Trump’s odd trend of keeping a distance continues

Trump’s odd trend of keeping a distance continues

09/06/2018 By Nayia Faxio-Douglas | Staff Columnist Since Trump was inaugurated as the president of the United States he has created his own agenda, much different from our previous presidents. As a result of Trump’s unique campaign strategy many events that our previous presidents attended have failed to welcome President Trump with open arms. Not […]

DU alumus named president at neighboring university

DU alumus named president at neighboring university

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 09/06/2018 Duquesne University strives to properly prepare individuals for their future by teaching, guiding and influencing students at the college level. Now, a DU alumnus is hoping to do the same at a neighboring university. Michael P. Mihalyo Jr. was selected by the Board of Trustees at Wheeling Jesuit University […]

Pittsburgh police prep for Mueller-related riots

Pittsburgh police prep for Mueller-related riots

Kailey Love | Photo Editor 04/19/2018 Speculation surrounding a potential firing of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller is swirling in Pittsburgh this week, following a leaked email from Pittsburgh Police’s Major Crimes Commander Victor Joseph to his detectives. The email, released via Twitter on the morning of April 18 by WTAE’s Marcie Cipriani, detailed steps that […]

Facebook’s founder Zuck struggles before Congress

Facebook’s founder Zuck struggles before Congress

By Duke Staff 04/12/2018 If you have ever visited the stairwell in between the fifth and sixth floor of Rockwell, you may have passed a large motivational poster featuring Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The quote next to his baby face reads “Simply put: we don’t build services to make money; we make money to build […]

Duquesne will not discipline high school protesters

Duquesne will not discipline high school protesters

Alex Wolfe | Staff Writer 04/12/2018 In reaction to the sheer volume of students participating in the national walkouts, many high schools were faced with a choice: to punish their students for their actions or to support their right to protest. President Ken Gormley announced in late February that students’ admissions decisions to Duquesne would […]

Film series leaves audience questioning society

Film series leaves audience questioning society

By Joey Mueser | Staff Writer 02/01/2018 In 2006, Al Gore’s documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, swept the nation with tremendous controversy. Despite being well-sourced from a large pool of evidence, a large amount of the public dismissed the former vice president’s warnings about climate change and shrugged them off as it had in the past. […]

Throwback Thursday: The most important stories of the 1990s

Throwback Thursday: The most important stories of the 1990s

Raymond Arke | News Editor 10/26/17 Most of the students at Duquesne were learning to walk and talk during the 1990s, so The Duke News section takes a look back at the big events of the decade that still impact the world today. The First Gulf War aka Operation Desert Storm (1991) Iraqi dictator Saddam […]

Monica Lewinsky wrongfully humiliated after scandal

Monica Lewinsky wrongfully humiliated after scandal

By Kayla Casavant | Staff Columnist 10/25/17 Disclaimer: This column is from our throwback 90’s edition and is written from the perspective of someone in that decade. The humiliation game has made it to the White House. Yet again, a man in power will walk away while a woman’s reputation is ruined forever. It has […]

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