St. Patrick’s Day

Staff Ed: St. Patrick’s Day about more than binge drinking

Staff Ed: St. Patrick’s Day about more than binge drinking

03/15/2018 Happy early St. Patrick’s Day, Duquesne. Because we are incredibly boring prudes here at The Duke, we wanted to take a moment to remind you all of this one fact before you go out and get wasted this weekend: St. Patrick’s Day is grossly insensitive and dangerous. Now breathe. Breathe. Exhale. Please hear us […]

Alternative ways to spend St. Patrick’s Day in the ‘Burgh

Alternative ways to spend St. Patrick’s Day in the ‘Burgh

Anna Walnoha | Staff Writer Saint Patrick’s Day, held every year on March 17, is a cultural and religious holiday commemorating the death of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland. Others know it as a day for wearing green, looking for gold and leprechauns and getting as intoxicated as one can. When you’re […]

Duquesne ups police presence for holiday

Duquesne ups police presence for holiday

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne students braved pouring rain on Saturday to join the city of Pittsburgh in celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Clad in green and sporting shamrock apparel, many students celebrated Irish heritage by watching the city’s parade or travelling to the South Side, as well as celebrating on campus. This […]

Garcia Wins Close One

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas     Young fighters have to prove they can beat savvy veterans on their way to the top. Some fighters shine in these fights, while other struggle, but get the necessary win. Garcia didn’t look great, but he got the rounds and experience. Williams showed he is a force to be reckoned […]

It’s a brawl: Boxers to square off on St. Patrick’s Day

By: Zach Brendza  |  Features Editor With March 17 comes many things: liberal use of the color green, a well-populated parade and heightened drinking, which can lead to the occasional drunken brawl. But this St. Patrick’s Day, there will be a brawl much more appealing than a bar fight. In 11 separate fights, amateur boxers […]

St. Patrick’s Day causes crisis

By Katie Borzellica

St. Patrick’s Day Survival Guide 2013: Tips for surviving the holiday

By: Allison Keene|The Duquesne Duke St. Patrick’s Day is an American staple. Every March 17, the country suddenly bursts with newly-minted Irishmen, celebrating with great enthusiasm an Americanized (and usually rowdy) version of Irish culture. Channeling your inner-Irishman is a must for this celebration, but not following the St. Patrick’s Day rules can be a […]

Competing with leprechaun stereotypes