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Oakland’s Stephen Foster statue causes controversy

Oakland’s Stephen Foster statue causes controversy

Alison Caracciolo | Staff Columnist Damon Young, a nationally known blogger of Very Smart Brothas, is calling it the most racially insensitive statue, and it is located here in Pittsburgh. The question now is, “What do we do about the Stephen Foster Statue?” Stephen Foster, a famous Pittsburgh native and known as the “Father of […]

The Duke wins six Student Keystone Press awards

The Duke wins six Student Keystone Press awards

The staff of The Duke won six 2016 Student Keystone Press Awards, the Pennsylvania News Media Association announced Wednesday. The awards recognize the best of college journalism in Pennsylvania, with special attention to integrity, relevance and initiative in serving readers. Here is a list of award winners and links to their respective works: First Place- Feature Story: “GO:OD […]

SGA drops $20k on ring statue

SGA drops $20k on ring statue

Student government does not reveal expenditures under self-imposed bylaws, president says. By Brandon Addeo and Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke A statue of a Duquesne Ring that purportedly cost the Student Government Association $20,000 in installation fees will adorn the walkway to Rockwell Hall by the end of the month. Though no current SGA […]