september 11

Flight 93 victims remembered on 9/11

Flight 93 victims remembered on 9/11

Hallie Lauer | Features Editor 09/12/2018 SHANKSVILLE – One hour and 17 minutes after the first plane hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center, Flight 93, carrying 33 passengers and seven crew members, crashed into a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania at 580 miles per hour. “Hero is one of the most overused words […]

Duquesne honors victims of 9/11

Duquesne honors victims of 9/11

At 8:45 a.m. Friday morning, exactly 14 years after the 9/11/01 terrorist attacks, the bells at Duquesne started chiming. As the bells rang, a group of students and faculty stood outside College Hall, where hundreds of American flags decorated the grass in honor of the near 3,000 people who were killed in the attacks. The memorial was organized […]

13 years later, DU remembers 9/11 attacks

13 years later, DU remembers 9/11 attacks

By Julian Routh | News Editor In the late afternoon on Sept. 11, 2001, the Bluff looked more like a ghost town than a college campus. The parking garages were empty, Academic Walk was silent and the only sign of life was in the Student Union ballroom, where the Duquesne community gathered for a spontaneous […]

For every life lost, a flag stands

Photos by Aaron Warnick | Photo Editor. Flags cover the ground outside of College Hall in memoriam of the Sept.11, 2001 attacks. The College Republicans, in coordination with the Young America’s Foundation, placed one flag for each person who died that day. According to College Republicans member David Mollura, students walking by stopped to help […]