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The Day After Halloween: Why students have off

The Day After Halloween: Why students have off

Ashley Newman | Staff Writer Each year, Duquesne students are gifted with the day after Halloween off from classes. Many people may take the day to relax after the festivities or get ahead on their work, but have you ever wondered why Duquesne always takes Nov. 1 off for a holiday? Nov. 1 is All […]

New project shares context for local communities

New project shares context for local communities

According to the 2017 U.S. Census, 22 percent of Pittsburgh residents live below the poverty line. That means nearly 1 in 5 people on the streets of Pittsburgh are living in poverty, compared to the national average of 14.6 percent. In recent months, there has been plenty of coverage about the unity of the people […]

DU’s three choirs impress at joint performance

DU’s three choirs impress at joint performance

Griffin Sendek | Staff Writer 10/25/18 Saturday, Oct. 20,  the Mary Pappert School of Music presented a student choir performance in the Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. The performance was titled There Was A Time and featured three groups: the Pappert Women’s Chorale, University Singers and Voices of Spirit. There Was A Time was made possible by […]

200 years of “Frankenstein” haunt Duquesne

200 years of “Frankenstein” haunt Duquesne

Jamie Crow | Staff Writer 08/30/2018 During a stormy summer on Lake Geneva in Switzerland 200 years ago, Mary Shelley penned her famous novel Frankenstein for a writing competition between friends. It is a story that has captivated and horrified audiences for ages. In an effort to celebrate the classic’s longevity, the history of its […]

Resources and advice for transfer students at DU

Resources and advice for transfer students at DU

Krystina Primack | Staff Writer 10/12/17 Well, fellow Dukes, it’s that time of year again. The weather doesn’t know the meaning of consistency, pumpkin-spice mania has returned in full swing and, most prominently, Duquesne’s newest students have been set free on campus, ready to explore, make friends and, of course, ace their classes. I’m proud […]

Changing schools can improve college experience

Changing schools can improve college experience

By Jamie Crow | Student Columnist Let’s go back in time for a second. It’s your senior year of high school and you’re drowning in college applications. You’re about to make one of the biggest decisions of your life, and you want to be confident about it. After months of applying and contemplating, you finally […]

Freshman Year Mistakes to Avoid

Freshman Year Mistakes to Avoid

By Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor How are you supposed to know what to do in a brand new situation? This might seem like the ultimate question for any incoming freshmen. Everything is new and exciting (freedom!), but terrifying at the same time (finding friends?!). New students will want to make the most of their […]

Law school dean unafraid of enrollment drop

Law school dean unafraid of enrollment drop

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne’s law school suffered a drop in enrollment in the 2014-15 academic year, a trend that has affected schools across the country. First-year enrollment at Duquesne for the current academic year is 124 students, a decrease from 138 in fall 2013 and 139 in fall 2012, according to […]

District attorney calls on DU law school for building code help

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke A group of Duquesne law students are assisting the district attorney in his efforts to crack down on building code violations. Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala Jr. asked for the support of the Duquesne law school in his initiative to indict violators of McKeesport building code requirements, […]

As Ebola spreads, nurses prepare

As Ebola spreads, nurses prepare

By Julian Routh | News Editor The Duquesne School of Nursing is taking steps to educate students on the threat of the Ebola virus, which was transmitted to a second nurse in the United States this week. Nursing school Dean Mary Ellen Glasgow said nursing chairs and curriculum committees are meeting to discuss how to […]

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