student life

Resources and advice for transfer students at DU

Resources and advice for transfer students at DU

Krystina Primack | Staff Writer 10/12/17 Well, fellow Dukes, it’s that time of year again. The weather doesn’t know the meaning of consistency, pumpkin-spice mania has returned in full swing and, most prominently, Duquesne’s newest students have been set free on campus, ready to explore, make friends and, of course, ace their classes. I’m proud […]

Blast from the past: How WWII affected The Duke

Blast from the past: How WWII affected The Duke

By Jamie Crow | Staff Writer “Buy Bonds and Pray for Peace.” That was the request that the Duquesne Durational made in its second issue, published on July 30, 1943. The Duquesne Durational took the place of The Duquesne Duke during World War II, and the issues published over its four-year duration give an interesting […]

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, […]

Incoming SGA Vice President arrested for assault, escaping custody

Incoming SGA Vice President arrested for assault, escaping custody

Brandon Addeo and Raymond Arke | The Duquesne Duke See the full story on Stalker’s arrest here. UPDATE: 5/11/17 All three charges against Stalker were dropped and the case is closed. UPDATE: 4/27/17 Stalker’s preliminary hearing has been rescheduled for May 11. UPDATE: 3/24/17 Stalker abdicated his position today, and the SGA will hold a special election […]

Frizzell named new student life VP

Frizzell named new student life VP

By Kaye Burnet |Asst. News Editor Douglas Frizzell will take office as Duquesne’s new vice president of student life July 1, replacing the Rev. Father Hogan, who has held the position for almost 30 years. Frizzell, 53, went through a hiring process that involved video conference call interviews, a visit to the campus and meeting […]

Father Hogan to step down: New challenges await long-time Duquesne VP

Father Hogan to step down: New challenges await long-time Duquesne VP

By Julian Routh and Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke There are not many free spots on the Rev. Sean Hogan’s calendar. That’s the way it has been for 26 years since he took over as vice president for student life, and that’s the way he wants it to continue. “I’m not a person to […]