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“No danger to campus” report police after Fisher Hall incident

“No danger to campus” report police after Fisher Hall incident

Raymond Arke | News Editor On August 23, Duquesne police detained a student who told a professor he had a gun, Public Affairs reported. Around 2 p.m., the professor approached a student who was wearing a “green Army-style jacket,” according to a statement obtained by the The Duke. The statement said that the student’s hand […]

DU alcohol violations down, new report says

DU alcohol violations down, new report says

Carolyn Conte | Staff Writer Duquesne released the annual Fire and Safety report for 2015 on Sept. 26, which revealed a downward trend in student violations of liquor law. The past three years have seen a drop in overall liquor violations, yet there was a rise in violations that led to arrests and a rise […]

Texas births increase after funding cuts

Texas births increase after funding cuts

By: Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor What happens when easy access to birth control suddenly vanishes? You get a whole bunch of babies born into families that aren’t ready for them. Imagine that. A study, released on Feb. 3 and conducted by the New England Journal of Medicine, shows a significant increase in births among […]

Alcohol offenses spike on DU campus

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke  Liquor law violations on campus increased again in 2013, according to the public safety department’s annual security and fire safety report. During the 2013 calendar year, there were 654 reported alcohol violations on campus, 194 more than the amount in 2012. There were also 15 liquor law arrests, […]

UN reveals rights violations in North Korea

UN reveals rights violations in North Korea

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor Graphic narratives of deliberate and widespread human rights violations surfaced in a report from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday. Considered the most detailed account of human violations ever out of North Korea, the report relayed the fundamental evils of Kim Jong-un’s regime. In a press […]

Number of alcohol violations increases

Number of alcohol violations increases

By Julian Routh | News Editor The number of liquor law violations on campus increased again in 2012, according to the public safety department’s annual security and fire safety report. There were 460 reported liquor law violations referred for disciplinary action on campus property from January to December, 25 more than the count in 2011. […]

University deemed ‘best value’ by U.S. News

University deemed ‘best value’ by U.S. News

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor September has arrived, the fall semester is in full bloom and U.S. News and World Report has released the Best Colleges 2014 edition. Duquesne ranks once again as a top tier national university and more notably, one of six Catholic institutions in the top 50 Best Value Schools […]

Report ranks Duquesne law in top tier

By Pat Higgins | The Duquesne Duke In a recent release from the U.S. News & World Report, Duquesne’s School of Law ranked among the top graduate schools in the country. The report, ranking America’s best graduate schools, placed Duquesne in the top tier of law schools, while the legal writing program was ranked 11th […]