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Rev. Walsh celebrates 25 years in the priesthood

Rev. Walsh celebrates 25 years in the priesthood

Brandon Addeo | News Editor  Spiritan Campus Ministry Director Rev. Daniel Walsh celebrated his 25-year anniversary of ordainment to the priesthood with a special mass and reception August 14. It was a bit more high profile than he would have liked, though. “I wanted [the anniversary] to go quietly, but I’ve got a sister who […]

DU gives back with annual spring cleanup

DU gives back with annual spring cleanup

  By Gigi Jeddi | The Duquesne Duke Since it was founded almost 30 years ago by a Catholic nun named Bernadette Campbell, Duquesne’s annual Spring Clean-Up has served as an opportunity for the university to connect with its neighboring communities. Kate Lecci of Duquesne’s campus ministry office is in charge of this year’s event, […]

Spring 2016 Duquesne Events Preview

Spring 2016 Duquesne Events Preview

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor While it may not feel like the season ever even started, as of yesterday, yet another winter break has been relegated to the history books. Classes are back in full swing, and the multitudes of events to be found around campus are back as well. From milkshake nights to comedians […]

Students simulate homeless lifestyles

Students simulate homeless lifestyles

By Kaye Burnet | News Editor Dozens of Duquesne students sat on the floor, eating rice with their fingers, while others feasted on rich food at a large table just a few feet away. These students were participants in a “Hunger Banquet,” one of the many events that took place on campus during National Homelessness […]

Trinity Hall: A different kind of campus living

Trinity Hall: A different kind of campus living

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Nestled away on the quiet side of the Bluff stands a residence hall of a somewhat different strain, one that doesn’t always get the recognition it deserves. Trinity Hall, the nondescript redbrick building behind Old Main, houses not students, but another subset of the Duquesne community — the Spiritan […]

Staff Editorial: Protecting the planet beyond Earth Day

By Duke Staff April 22 was Earth Day, an annual event celebrated around the globe that places an emphasis on the protection of our great planet. Since the ‘70s, it’s been commonplace for individuals to plant trees, recycle and clean up litter on the special day. But just because Earth Day is behind us doesn’t […]

Founders Week will focus on students

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke A weeklong celebration of the Spiritan tradition at Duquesne will take on a new focus this year. Founders Week, which will run from Feb. 2-7, honors Claude Francois Poullart des Places and Francois Marie Paul Libermann, the two founders of the Spiritan Roman Catholic religious order of priests, […]

Priest details late adjunct’s stay on campus

Priest details late adjunct’s stay on campus

By Julian Routh | News Editor In response to claims that Duquesne turned a blind eye to an ailing adjunct professor before her death on Sept. 1, Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry Rev. Daniel Walsh said the university “offered the help to get her to where she would be able to care for herself.” […]