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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 […]

Police charge former Duquesne basketball player in Sept. 2 sexual assault case

Police charge former Duquesne basketball player in Sept. 2 sexual assault case

Raymond Arke | News Editor 01/24/18 UPDATE: Washington appeared in court for his preliminary hearing, according to the criminal docket. His formal arraignment has been scheduled for March 22. 10/30/17 Charges of rape and sexual assault were filed against Duquesne student and former Dukes basketball player Nick Washington on Oct. 29. Washington, who is no […]

Student groups help Puerto Rico victims

Student groups help Puerto Rico victims

Sairah Aslam | Staff Writer 10/12/17 Student groups across Duquesne, spearheaded by the Latin American Student Association, have raised more than $2,000 for the victims of Hurricane Maria that struck Puerto Rico in late September. At Duquesne, the community quickly launched a fundraiser to alleviate some of the island’s burden. The initiative has been dubbed […]

Puerto Rico deserves more attention from government

Puerto Rico deserves more attention from government

By: Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor 9/28/17 When Ivan hit, the government responded. When Katrina hit, the government responded. When Matthew, Harvey and Irma hit, the government sent their resources to help those in trouble. When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the executive branch was abnormally quiet in a time […]

Garcia Wins Close One

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas     Young fighters have to prove they can beat savvy veterans on their way to the top. Some fighters shine in these fights, while other struggle, but get the necessary win. Garcia didn’t look great, but he got the rounds and experience. Williams showed he is a force to be reckoned […]