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A look into the roles of Duquesne facilities management

A look into the roles of Duquesne facilities management

02/22/2018 By Krystina Primack | Staff Writer Duquesne University is doubtlessly a beautiful and well-maintained campus, and has often been described as park-like and welcoming. We are all aware that keeping this campus as safe and as clean as it is involves consistent hard work, but has anyone ever wondered what that hard work really […]

Biking commuters brace for harsh weather arrival

Biking commuters brace for harsh weather arrival

Kaye Burnet | Staff Writer With Halloween behind us and the possibility of freezing rain and snow ahead, one group on campus is affected more than most by the forthcoming precipitation: cycling commuters. According to the Office of Commuter Affairs, commuters make up the majority of Duquesne’s student body. While most commuters drive to campus, […]

Weathering the weather when the going gets cold

Weathering the weather when the going gets cold

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Welcome to the Continuing Misadventures of a Displaced Duquesne Student, a series in which Features Editor Seth Culp-Ressler grapples with his newfound life off campus. For the veterans of apartment life, feel free to laugh at his incompetence. For non-veterans, perhaps the mistakes he chronicles are valuable lessons. Chapter […]

Winter is coming: How to prepare for cold commutes

Winter is coming: How to prepare for cold commutes

By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer It’s about that time of year again. As winter approaches, you can almost hear the groans of 9,500 miserable students wondering why they chose to spend their college years on the literal cliff of a campus that is Duquesne University. No one — not walkers, bikers, drivers, residents, commuters […]

Where the snow goes

Where the snow goes

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor It was all hands on deck early last Saturday morning. As sheets of heavy snow continued to blanket the city — and with the sun still nowhere in sight — salt, shovels, snow blowers and snowplows were fighting to merely keep pace with the onslaught. Most of Duquesne’s students […]

Bluff battles snowy conditions

Bluff battles snowy conditions

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne students struggled across slick and snowy walkways on their way to classes Monday morning as school employees worked to clear the seven inches of snow that descended on Pittsburgh Sunday night. Duquesne sophomore Nicholas O’Clair said that while Duquesne employees were clearly working hard to make campus […]

Mother Nature denies Pittsburgh spring weather

By Katie Borzelleca