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PA Starbucks arrest highlights larger race problem

PA Starbucks arrest highlights larger race problem

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor 04/19/2018 The Starbucks in the Union is the epitome of a community hub; students stop in to meet with friends, grab a drink, do some studying or just hang out. It’s always busy, with lines out the door and drinks piling up on the end counter faster than their owners […]

Stop blaming millennials for the problems you caused

Stop blaming millennials for the problems you caused

03/22/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor We’ve all heard it: the vague, huffy and ample complaints of older generations, directed toward their young, Starbucks-sipping, college debt-paying counterparts. For as long as any generational gap has existed, those to come before have always had a few (often unkind) words to say about the youths inheriting […]

Fit and Fresh: How to eat healthy on Duquesne’s campus

Fit and Fresh: How to eat healthy on Duquesne’s campus

By Nina Saluga | Staff Writer So you just got out of night class, Towers is closed and Milano’s and its greasy, cheesy, ooey-gooey college special is calling your name. Making healthy choices on campus isn’t always an easy task, and the hustle and bustle of college life with its crazy hectic schedules doesn’t make […]

Fall: the season of pumpkin-flavored everything

Fall: the season of pumpkin-flavored everything

By Sean Spencer | Staff Writer One drink sparked an economic and popularity surge in pumpkin-inspired foods. Starbucks launched the pumpkin spice latte in the fall of 2003 and sold 200 million of them over the next decade. With the “PSL,” Starbucks has changed the game for marketing. According to Jemully Media, Starbucks knows how […]

DU Dog Tags gets campus vets writing

DU Dog Tags gets campus vets writing

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor She is beautiful. A simple phrase that can evoke any number of emotions, images and thoughts. Simple and succinct, yet still endlessly imprecise. For the small group of student veterans gathered in Fisher Hall this past Monday, interpreting this abstraction was the task at hand. They were gathered for […]

Starbucks red cups cause Christmas controversy

Starbucks red cups cause Christmas controversy

By Catherine Clements | Student Columnist  Starbucks’ winter brews are long awaited and so are their holiday cups. It’s out with the pumpkin spice latte and in with the peppermint mocha. This year’s featured cup is a red ombre design, and it is stirring up quite the controversy. Last week former Arizona pastor Joshua Feuerstein […]

Antibiotics in fast-food pose health risk

Antibiotics in fast-food pose health risk

By Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor It’s official: Times have changed. It’s no longer 1955, when moms stayed at home and cooked healthy meals for dinner every night. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 60.2 percent of married-couple families have both parents working for a living. It seems that everyone is busier than ever […]

2015 Guide to Duquesne: Everything you need to know

2015 Guide to Duquesne: Everything you need to know

By Julian Routh | Editor-in-Chief Where do I go if… …I’m hungry? Sean Hogan Dining Center: On the second floor of Towers Living Leaning Center is Duquesne’s main cafeteria, which has everything your stomach desires in unlimited quantity. This buffet-style eatery has a grill area with burgers, hot dogs and fries, as well as a […]

Starbucks gifts employees the college experience

Rebekah Devorak | Asst. Opinions Editor  Listen up baristas: Starbucks’ new College Achievement Plan could have you trading up your green apron and frapppucino skills for a graduation cap and a diploma. The specialty coffee powerhouse announced on April 6 that it would extend its College Achievement Plan to cover a four year online degree […]

Whatever comes to mind: Who even wants to order an Oprah chai tea?

Whatever comes to mind: Who even wants to order an Oprah chai tea?

By George Flynn | Opinions Editor Our world is an industry. Many of us go to the campus Starbucks at least three times a week, whether we get a tall black coffee, a 25 cent water or an Americano if we’ve recently seen a James Bond flick. We eat at chain restaurants and purchase frivolous […]