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Duquesne SGA votes to release 2018-19 budget to public

Duquesne SGA votes to release 2018-19 budget to public

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 09/27/2018 Following mixed feedback from students over lack of budget transparency, Duquesne’s Student Government Association (SGA) Senate voted on Saturday, Sept. 22 to release its 2018-19 budget. This was the first time in at least four years that the budget was disclosed with the Senate’s permission. In a document posted on […]

SGA to implement strategic plan

SGA to implement strategic plan

Josiah Martin | A&E Editor 09/20/2018 During Duquesne University’s Student Government Association meeting on Sept. 9, President Eric Chatterjee introduced his 2018 Strategic Plan. The presentation detailed the specific ideas and causes that Chatterjee wishes to see pursued by SGA over the course of the coming school year. The plan, as presented via PowerPoint, is […]

STAFF ED: SGA budget transparency still lacking

STAFF ED: SGA budget transparency still lacking

09/13/2018 By Duke Staff “I think it’s essential that we release the budget.” — James Joyce, current SGA Vice President of Finance in 2018. “Transparency is one of the key elements that we would like to focus on … I think that we need to make SGA more transparent.” — Maria Miller, current SGA Vice […]

OP-ED: Cancelling newspaper program a mistake

OP-ED: Cancelling newspaper program a mistake

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 06/21/18 My Duquesne morning routine is pretty simple. Wake up, shower, get dressed, pick up a free New York Times and go to breakfast. Each weekday, every student had a choice of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, New York Times or  USA Today waiting for them in their dorm building, completely free. Both […]

Free national newspaper program discontinued by Duquesne

Free national newspaper program discontinued by Duquesne

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor With the arrival of the fall 2018 semester, students can expect a notable change around campus: The SGA-sponsored newsstands providing free copies of The New York Times, USA Today and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette will no longer be in place. The newsstands had a previously-permanent home in the Student Union, law school […]

Duke Special Report: A look at food insecurity on college campuses and DU’s efforts

Duke Special Report: A look at food insecurity on college campuses and DU’s efforts

  Raymond Arke and Kailey Love | The Duquesne Duke 04/19/2018 Often, college students juggle school, loan payments, jobs and other extracurriculars. Balancing all of these responsibilities can be stressful enough. For some, however, an even greater existential weight changes many students’ encounters with higher education. A recently released study by Temple University and Wisconsin […]

Unoffical SGA election results are in, People’s Party victorious

Unoffical SGA election results are in, People’s Party victorious

Raymond Arke | News Editor 02/22/18 02/28/18: UPDATED WITH CANDIDATE INTERVIEWS The People’s Party delivered a clean sweep in the Feb. 20 student government elections, winning all three contested Student Government Association (SGA) executive board positions handily, according to the unofficial results. The unofficial results also suggested that student participation in this election was the […]

Vote in the upcoming SGA election

Vote in the upcoming SGA election

By Duke Staff 2/15/18 During this week’s Student Government debate, moderators asked both presidential hopefuls about the state of school spirit here on the Bluff. Both candidates (as expected) gave the same answer, that Duquesne students are some of the most enthusiastic, proud students one could hope to come by. The state of Duquesne’s school […]

SGA debate provides a look at the future

SGA debate provides a look at the future

Ollie Gratzinger and Shivani Gosai | The Duquesne Duke 02/15/18 Coming eight days before polls open on Feb. 21, candidates running for election to the the Student Government Association (SGA) Executive Board met in the Pappert Lecture Hall to debate some of campus’ most important issues. Candidates competing for the position of SGA President include […]

SGA preps for new semester of Duquesne events

SGA preps for new semester of Duquesne events

Michael Marafino | Staff Writer 01/18/18 Students want their voices heard. The Student Government Association (SGA) allows students to vocalize their opinions and concerns and have them heard by the faculty and other committees. It acts as the bridge between the students and the Duquesne University Administration. Students from several schools of study at the […]

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