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Students sleep outside, study homelessness

Students sleep outside, study homelessness

Carolyn Conte | The Duquesne Duke Twenty Duquesne students simulated homelessness by sleeping outside on the Mellon Hall patio during the early hours of April 11 as part of a homelessness awareness event hosted by the Duquesne chapter of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. The campout followed an evening of documentaries, presentations and role-playing. […]

MLK Day protest echoes social problems in U.S.

MLK Day protest echoes social problems in U.S.

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke More than 1,000 protesters marched down Fifth Avenue from Oakland to the City-County Building on Grant Street Monday to call for an end to police brutality, racism and war. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day march, which was organized by activist groups We Change Pittsburgh and the Thomas […]

Piano man brings peace to Ukraine

By Carrie Garrison | Student Columnist In 1969 Yoko Ono and John Lennon spent their honeymoon in bed to engage in peaceful protest against war and promotion of world peace. After crawling into their hotel bed in Amsterdam, the couple contacted different media outlets. From 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. the couple allowed the press […]