Investigators, family raise new questions in Dakota James case

Investigators, family raise new questions in Dakota James case

Josiah Martin | Arts & Entertainment Editor 12/14/18 At a press conference in downtown Pittsburgh on Dec. 13, retired detective sergeant Kevin Gannon of the New York City Police Department claimed that he and several colleagues have found “significant physical and forensic evidence” that suggests Duquesne student Dakota James’ death was not an accident. “We […]

Hulu’s Castle Rock nears end of chilling first season

Hulu’s <em>Castle Rock</em> nears end of chilling first season

Neil Runge | Staff Writer 09/06/2018 Horror, gore, drama and a story with as many twists and turns as a winter drive through downtown Pittsburgh. That’s what to expect from the Hulu original show Castle Rock. This new installment to Hulu’s list of original shows is a digital anthology of the novels, short stories, settings […]

Stephen Hawking lives on posthumously in science

Stephen Hawking lives on posthumously in science

03/15/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor In 1963, Stephen Hawking was given only a few years to live following a diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, colloquially known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. A few years became 55, and the young, talented student became the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University — a position once […]

District attorney calls on DU law school for building code help

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke A group of Duquesne law students are assisting the district attorney in his efforts to crack down on building code violations. Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala Jr. asked for the support of the Duquesne law school in his initiative to indict violators of McKeesport building code requirements, […]

Zappala shuts down South Side lounge

By Julian Routh | News Editor Following several meetings with the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office, the owners of Levelz Sports Lounge in South Side have reached an agreement to close the bar’s doors for a year. The consent agreement between Levelz owners Mark Heuer, Joseph Molinaro, Dino Pietrantoni and Drew Ziccardi and district attorney […]