South Side

The Roommate triumphs in story and set despite rocky start

<em>The Roommate</em> triumphs in story and set despite rocky start

Griffin Sendek | Features Editor 03/27/19 The moment I took my seat in the City Theater for the performance of The Roommate, I was utterly dumbfounded at how immaculate and expertly-crafted the set was. The set for the show was meant to replicate the look of an Iowa home, and designer Tony Ferrieri could not […]

Astroid: excellent coffee hidden in the Southside

Astroid: excellent coffee hidden in the Southside

03/21/2019 Makenna Winner | staff contributor   New to the neighborhood, Astroid coffee made its debut in Southside just three months ago in December 2018. Nestled away near the West Lobby of the historical Terminal Building, on Terminal Street, Astroid is found bustling by its owner and lead barista, Emerson. With mint green walls and […]

South Side gallery showcases minority, immigrant artwork

South Side gallery showcases minority, immigrant artwork

By Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer  01/18/2018 Cultural identity has been examined for years now. Who am I? What am I contributing to society? How will my voice be heard? For a group of local artists, exploring those questions and sharing their personal experiences and beliefs through powerfully moving art became a shared goal for […]

Amazing Books & Records opens new South Side branch

Amazing Books & Records opens new South Side branch

Zach Landau | A&E Editor On June 29, a new chapter for one local business began in the South Side. Amazing Books & Records, a Pittsburgh-based bookstore, opened a new branch on East Carson Street. Situated between Copies at Carson and Glassworx, co-owner Eric Ackland hopes that the new store will be a linchpin for […]

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 […]

Incoming SGA Vice President arrested for assault, escaping custody

Incoming SGA Vice President arrested for assault, escaping custody

Brandon Addeo and Raymond Arke | The Duquesne Duke See the full story on Stalker’s arrest here. UPDATE: 5/11/17 All three charges against Stalker were dropped and the case is closed. UPDATE: 4/27/17 Stalker’s preliminary hearing has been rescheduled for May 11. UPDATE: 3/24/17 Stalker abdicated his position today, and the SGA will hold a special election […]

The Most Honest 2017 Housing Guide

The Most Honest 2017 Housing Guide

HOUSING is one of those things that matters a lot in college. Sure, classes and extracurriculars will help to pad a résumé. Your room, however, is where many of the truly meaningful interactions will take place. Friendships will be forged, jokes will be made, essays will be written, love will be found — or lost […]

Locational Living: The world beyond four walls

Locational Living: The world beyond four walls

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 […]

Tres Ríos brings Mexican flavors to the South Side

Tres Ríos brings Mexican flavors to the South Side

By Ollie Gratzinger | Asst. Features Editor When one walks into South Side’s newest Mexican eatery, Tres Ríos, it’s easy to forget that you’re actually in the heart of Pittsburgh. If it weren’t for the name, which means “Three Rivers” in Spanish, one could convince themselves that they’d just entered a place entirely foreign, complete […]

South Side Spirit Halloween haunts again

South Side Spirit Halloween haunts again

By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Creepy community clowns. Haunted houses. “American Horror Story.” Spirit Halloween. What do all of these things have in common? They only come out at a certain time of year: fall. For those unfamiliar, Spirit Halloween is a chain of Halloween-themed stores owned by Spencer Gifts that […]

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