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Assault of Jussie Smollett proves yet again that bigotry still prevails

Assault of Jussie Smollett proves yet again that bigotry still prevails

01/31/2019 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor In the early hours of Tuesday morning, while the Northeast and Midwest prepped for stunning bouts of cold, something even more chilling than snowfall and winter winds took place on the streets of Chicago. Jussie Smollett, known for his role as musician Jamal Lyon on Fox’s Empire, was […]

The Duke, Off the Bluff win 2016 Mark of Excellence awards

The Duke, Off the Bluff win 2016 Mark of Excellence awards

For the first time in several years, the staff of The Duquesne Duke took home multiple Mark of Excellence awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. The awards recognize the best in student journalism by geographic region; Duquesne publications competed in Region 1, comprised of schools in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, […]

Whatever comes to mind: Social stigma pains mentally ill

Whatever comes to mind: Social stigma pains mentally ill

By George Flynn | Opinions Editor Mental health is just as important as physical health. The psyche can be just as fragile as a broken bone, however, the mental spectrum of the health system is truly misunderstood in our society today. Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day, and on this day certain participants spread […]