Raymond Arke

Editor-in-Chief Raymond Arke bids Duke farewell after four years

Editor-in-Chief Raymond Arke bids Duke farewell after four years

12/06/2018 By Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief There’s an old photo of myself, when I’m probably less than two-years-old, spread out on the kitchen floor with an open newspaper “reading” an article about the Ken Starr investigation. It is an amusing foreshadow to now as I reflect on four incredibly well-spent years at The Duke. What […]

Former DU basketball player honored in documentary

Former DU basketball player honored in documentary

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 09/20/2018 A new short documentary celebrates the historic and groundbreaking accomplishments of a former Duquesne Dukes basketball player. The film, Let ‘Em Know You’re There, looks at the life of Jim Tucker, who played at Duquesne from 1951 to 1954, his NBA career and his current life with Alzheimer’s disease. The […]

Duquesne professor explains hunt for anonymous writer

Duquesne professor explains hunt for anonymous writer

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-chief 09/13/2018 The nationwide hunt has been on for the anonymous Trump administration official who wrote the Sept. 5 New York Times anonymous op-ed critical of the president. One Duquesne professor, with plenty of experience in finding true authors’ identities, discussed how the process works. Patrick Juola, a computer science professor, has […]

Oakland increases security coverage

Oakland increases security coverage

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 09/06/2018 Last week, Pittsburgh took steps to become a safer city. Responding, in part, to the recent deaths of University of Pittsburgh student, Alina Sheykhet, and Duquesne University student, Dakota Jones, the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office joined forces with UPMC and University of Pittsburgh to install 60 security cameras throughout […]

Decorated war hero and politician McCain dies at age 81

Decorated war hero and politician McCain dies at age 81

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-chief 08/30/18 Regarded as a maverick and one of the best-known and most powerful U.S. Senators of his generation, John S. McCain III (R-Arizona), age 81, passed away on Aug. 25. McCain was a two-time presidential candidate, losing the 2000 Republican primary to George W. Bush (R-TX) and losing the 2008 Presidential […]

“Anne Frank of Lithuania” discovered

“Anne Frank of Lithuania” discovered

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-chief 08/30/18 History can often stay buried. However, one Duquesne professor is helping uncover the past surrounding one of history’s darkest moments. From July 11 to 24, Philip Reeder, dean of the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, was part of a research group that discovered the grave site of the […]

Parking permit price hike sparks anger

Parking permit price hike sparks anger

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-chief 08/23/18 Just as students return to campus every year, so too do student complaints over on-campus parking. With some permits costing more than $1,000, students are frustrated. There are three parking options: a garage pass, a surface pass and a Brottier garage pass, according to the 2018-19 Student Permit Options page […]

Duquesne football recruit faces armed burglary charge, among others

Duquesne football recruit faces armed burglary charge, among others

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/18/2018 A Duquesne football recruit was arrested on several charges on Monday, April 16, in his hometown of Lake Worth, Florida, including one count of armed burglary and three counts of grand theft of a firearm, among others. Jake Collins, an 18-year-old, signed to join Duquesne as a member of […]

Page 7 Sidebar — April 12, 2018

Duquesne Women’s Rowing Update — On April 9, the Duquesne women’s rowing team participated in the Cooper Invite at Cherry Hill, New Jersey, where they faced off against nine D-1 schools. The women had each of their four varsity boats advance to the grand finals. The Duquesne varsity four boat placed third in their grand […]

Freshman Kratholm balances basketball, bio-med

Freshman Kratholm balances basketball, bio-med

Raymond Arke | News Editor 11/09/2017 Hailing from a basketball-mad state and having attended one of the top training centers in the world, freshman forward and biomedical engineering major Nicholas Kratholm is looking to make an immediate impact on the Duquesne men’s basketball team this season. Kratholm comes from Louisville, Kentucky, and grew up in […]