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Christmas Capitalism unfair to workers, buries true meaning

Christmas Capitalism unfair to workers, buries true meaning

11/15/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor  The halls are decked, the stockings are hung, the mochas are minty and it isn’t even Thanksgiving yet. ‘Tis the season, I suppose, but every year, the season comes sooner. Malls were adorned with ornate bulbs and towering trees as early as Nov. 1. Stores sent out their […]

SGA drops $20k on ring statue

SGA drops $20k on ring statue

Student government does not reveal expenditures under self-imposed bylaws, president says. By Brandon Addeo and Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke A statue of a Duquesne Ring that purportedly cost the Student Government Association $20,000 in installation fees will adorn the walkway to Rockwell Hall by the end of the month. Though no current SGA […]

City budget calls for property tax hikes

City budget calls for property tax hikes

By Aaron Warnick | The Duquesne Duke Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto announced a $505.9 million budget for 2o15 that includes a property tax hike. The budget is the start of a “new era of truth in budgeting,” Peduto said in a statement. According to the projections, homeowners who have properties valued at least $100,000 will […]