Sean Armstrong

Breaking down each 2018 World Cup squad

Breaking down each 2018 World Cup squad

Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer June 14, 2018 As host country Russia prepares to face Saudi Arabia June 14 at 11 a.m. EDT in the 2018 World Cup’s inaugural match, prepare for the tournament’s commencement by familiarizing yourself with each of the 32 squads summarized below. Group A: Russia: How They Got Here: Russia is […]

Duquesne student’s poetry book covers love and pick-up lines

Duquesne student’s poetry book covers love and pick-up lines

By Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer Often times poets and the poetry they write are seen as overly serious and dramatic. Makeem White, a freshman at Duquesne University, lacks that overly dramatic aspect to his work and favors a lighter and more jovial approach to his poetry. His work ranges from short stories to poems […]

Pittsburgh rapper Jasiri X reveals musical origins

Pittsburgh rapper Jasiri X reveals musical origins

By Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer Jasiri X is a socially conscious rapper based in Pittsburgh, an area which has a little-known race problem when compared to other cities like New York City, Chicago and Ferguson. A 2015 benchmark article in The Pittsburgh Post Gazette found that “Black youths were arrested at twice the rate […]