student government

Unoffical SGA election results are in, People’s Party victorious

Unoffical SGA election results are in, People’s Party victorious

Raymond Arke | News Editor 02/22/18 02/28/18: UPDATED WITH CANDIDATE INTERVIEWS The People’s Party delivered a clean sweep in the Feb. 20 student government elections, winning all three contested Student Government Association (SGA) executive board positions handily, according to the unofficial results. The unofficial results also suggested that student participation in this election was the […]

SGA debate provides a look at the future

SGA debate provides a look at the future

Ollie Gratzinger and Shivani Gosai | The Duquesne Duke 02/15/18 Coming eight days before polls open on Feb. 21, candidates running for election to the the Student Government Association (SGA) Executive Board met in the Pappert Lecture Hall to debate some of campus’ most important issues. Candidates competing for the position of SGA President include […]

SGA preps for new semester of Duquesne events

SGA preps for new semester of Duquesne events

Michael Marafino | Staff Writer 01/18/18 Students want their voices heard. The Student Government Association (SGA) allows students to vocalize their opinions and concerns and have them heard by the faculty and other committees. It acts as the bridge between the students and the Duquesne University Administration. Students from several schools of study at the […]

SGA mosaic project offers chance to leave a mark

SGA mosaic project offers chance to leave a mark

Sairah Aslam | Staff Writer 12/13/17 Oftentimes, students hope to leave a mark at their alma mater. With the Mission Forward Mosaic, they can do just that. The mosaic is a project sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA) and the Duquesne University Scholar Association (DUSA). Students, faculty, staff, alumni and others can, with an […]

Career Closet opens on campus

Career Closet opens on campus

Gabriella DiPietro | Staff Writer 10/05/17 College students have a lot on their plate, whether it’s homework, student organizations, athletics, you name it. Many students may be stressed over upcoming job interviews, along with the added stress of finding something appropriate and professional to wear. Duquesne is helping alleviate some of this anxiety with its […]

Administration announces new strategic plan for Duquesne

Administration announces new strategic plan for Duquesne

Kaye Burnet | Staff Writer 09/28/17 The document is just five pages long, with fewer than 1,800 words, but it was three years in the making. Duquesne University’s new Strategic Plan, which is in its final draft stage but has yet to be formally approved by the university Board of Directors, will be the guiding […]

Student Government Association sought to block Duke story

Student Government Association sought to block Duke story

Raymond Arke | News Editor Last week, Duquesne University Student Government Association (SGA) sought to prevent The Duke from publishing part of its annual budget that doles out money to student programs and clubs. The Duke attended a Senate meeting of the SGA, which was open to the Duquesne public, on Aug. 27. At the […]

Duquesne SGA attempts to silence The Duke

Duquesne SGA attempts to silence The Duke

By: Kaye Burnet | Staff Columnist The SGA doesn’t want Duquesne students to know how they spend student money. In a laughably pretentious letter, dripping with condescension and SAT vocabulary words, the Student Government Association attempted last week to prevent The Duke from sharing basic SGA budget information that was made public at an open meeting. […]

Student Government Association hosts textbook program

Student Government Association hosts textbook program

Raymond Arke | News Editor Purchasing textbooks is often one of every college student’s least favorite activities. They tend to be expensive and often little used. However, Duquesne’s Student Government Association (SGA) is offering students a better option. The SGA’s textbook loan program offers students the opportunity to borrow their books for free from Gumberg […]

Incoming VP Stalker abdicates, SGA to hold special election

Incoming VP Stalker abdicates, SGA to hold special election

Brandon Addeo | News Editor Kevin Stalker, the former incoming Student Government Association Executive Vice President of Student Life, voluntarily withdrew his nomination March 24, two days before Sunday’s confirmation hearing for the new SGA executive board. Stalker, who is facing multiple criminal charges, sent an email with his decision to step down to the SGA Election Board, […]