spring break

DU Campus Ministry sponsors mission trip to support migrant workers

DU Campus Ministry sponsors mission trip to support migrant workers

Sairah Aslam | Staff Writer 03/22/18 For years, Duquesne students have participated in a tradition of service and advocacy. Included in this tradition is the continued support for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and their rights for the past 30 years. In 1993, farmworkers created the Coalition of Immokalee Workers as a grassroots advocacy organization […]

Duquesne students go far and wide for Spring Break 2018

Duquesne students go far and wide for Spring Break 2018

While many students are perfectly content to stay home and get some well-needed rest during Spring Break, just as many use the time as an opportunity to travel. Whether it be a beach getaway, a road trip or a study abroad course, there are plenty of options available for students — both through Duquesne and […]

Breakin’ on a budget: Cheap ways to travel when spring calls

Breakin’ on a budget: Cheap ways to travel when spring calls

By Leah Devorak | Photo Editor Spring break is next Friday — but wait. You’ve yet to book a trip? Have no fear, because it’s still super easy and affordable to go somewhere last-minute. You just have to know where to look, which is exactly what this guide is here to show you. To start, […]

Spring Break in Paris

Spring Break in Paris

By Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor They say that Paris is always a good idea. This semester, I decided to investigate that for myself by signing up for a Spring Breakaway course — Travel Writing — destined for the City of Light. Read on for a recap of my favorite experiences of the week-long trip. […]

Have a rockin’ Spring Break: It’s time to learn guitar

Have a rockin’ Spring Break: It’s time to learn guitar

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor I got my first guitar on the morning of my 10th birthday — the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. I can distinctly remember sitting on the living room couch, blindly strumming away at the out-of-tune beast I could barely get my arm around, let alone produce music with. Despite […]

Students serve, learn on mission trips over break

Students serve, learn on mission trips over break

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke Spring break gives students an opportunity to rest and relax. However, this year, 65 Duquesne students and faculty members decided to spend their break helping others through Spiritan Campus Ministry’s Cross-Cultural Mission Experiences trips. Participants traveled to six different locations across the United States to connect and work […]

Spring book, not break: Spring break 2013 ideas

Spring book, not break:  Spring break 2013 ideas

By Katie Walsh | Opinions Editor Spring break is peeking around the corner and calling all of our names. It’s a well-deserved time to be relaxed and enjoy yourself, with no pesky class to interrupt. Often times, location seems to be the determining factor of if you’ll be having a good time over spring break. […]