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Graduate class designs exhibit honoring work of Spiritans

Graduate class designs exhibit honoring work of Spiritans

Gabriella DiPietro | Assistant News Editor 04/19/2018 Duquesne University values its Spiritan roots, and to honor the work of these Spiritans, a class of graduate students designed a new exhibit on campus. The Museum Exhibits and Management class began the project at the beginning of the semester in January, creating and organizing an exhibit showcasing […]

Trump’s regards to Africa is offensive to Spiritan tradition

Trump’s regards to Africa is offensive to Spiritan tradition

By Duke Staff 1/18/18 Last Thursday, Democrats and Republicans on the Hill met with the president to discuss and debate a new immigration bill. Evidently, the meeting turned sour, and our commander-in-chief said, shall we say, heated things about Africa and Haiti. It would be pointless to reproduce here what our president actually said, mostly […]

Spiritan Laval House gets renovations

Spiritan Laval House gets renovations

Megan Garrett | Staff Writer Duquesne’s Laval House, a place of respite for Spiritans, has been anything but calm recently. That’s because a contractor is in the process of replacing the steps in front of the house, located on A-Walk. The project has been in progress for about two weeks. Duquesne’s Assistant Vice President and […]

Inaugural Africa Week crosses borders

Inaugural Africa Week crosses borders

By Sydnie Pennington | The Duquesne Duke The Center for African Studies treated students and faculty to a cultural immersion experience during the inaugural “Africa Week.” The week’s events included educational opportunities for those who wanted to learn more about the many countries and customs of Africa, as well as traditional food and entertainment. Director […]

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 […]

DU students go on safari in Tanzania

DU students go on safari in Tanzania

By Kaye Burnet | News Editor While many Duquesne students were getting ready to go home for the summer, nineteen students were instead packing their bags for a month-long trip to Africa as part of a new “Maymester” program. The students lived in Tanzania, a country in East Africa, where they stayed with Spiritan priests, […]