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News editor Addeo says adieu

News editor Addeo says adieu

Brandon Addeo | News Editor When my eighth grade teacher asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, it gave me pause. Obviously, every young person at one point wanted to be a professional athlete or an astronaut or something else that’s fantastical. But at that moment — for the first time […]

Keep up the good work, DU

Keep up the good work, DU

By Kaye Burnet | Editor-in-Chief When I started at The Duke, there was a generally accepted notion ever-present in the newsroom: Duquesne students don’t care about anything. School sports? They don’t care. Politics? They don’t care. While students at the University of Pittsburgh were blocking traffic to protest for a higher minimum wage, Duquesne students […]

A newspaper is worth fifty thousand words

A newspaper is worth fifty thousand words

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor 51,701 words. That’s an average of about 850 words over the span of 61 total articles, profiles, features and columns. Now it’s my job to sum all that up in just under 800. I’ve been thinking about this column for a long time. I knew I’d eventually have to […]

Saying goodbye is the hardest thing to do

Saying goodbye is the hardest thing to do

By Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor “All good writing is swimming underwater and holding your breath.” I pinned that F. Scott Fitzgerald quote onto the side of my desk that sat in a pod in the middle of the room. It was the first day of my junior year, and it was the first day […]

The Most Honest 2016 Duquesne Housing Guide

The Most Honest 2016 Duquesne Housing Guide

  Housing is always a big decision. In college, it’s possibly one of the biggest. Higher education is built on more than just going to classes — it’s about socializing, being part of a community and growing your personal self. And nothing determines the success of those efforts quite like where you live. A room […]

Whatever comes to mind: Living life on-screen

Whatever comes to mind: Living life on-screen

By George Flynn | Opinions Editor I’m a little delusional. In fact, I can be downright strange at times. I live my life like it is a television series. This is not a joke. I know what season I’m in and how many episodes are in each season. I know the story arcs that are […]