south side steps

University announces sweeping changes, effective April 1

University announces sweeping changes, effective April 1

South Side Steps to be Replaced With Escalator In a plan that’s being lauded by many students as “brave,” “long overdue” and “please don’t use this comment on the record,” Duquesne University recently unveiled a plan to replace the South Side steps with a fully functional escalator. “We’re hoping the change will lessen the number […]

How a 19th century bluff-side incline met its fiery demise

How a 19th century bluff-side incline met its fiery demise

By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer Most Duquesne students are very familiar with the South Side Steps, officially called the City Steps, that lead to the 10th Street Bridge. What many may be surprised to know is that the steps used to be an incline, which probably would be preferable to the steps that many […]

Bikes and Bridges: Getting to class the hard way

Bikes and Bridges: Getting to class the hard way

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 […]