suicide

Out Of The Darkness Walk: spreads awareness and solidarity

Out Of The Darkness Walk: spreads awareness and solidarity

04/11/2019 Krystina Primack / Staff Writer According to the most recent data available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide was responsible for 47,173 deaths in the U.S. in 2017, which is approximately one suicide every 12 minutes. The CDC states that “[Suicide] is the second leading cause of death for people 10 […]

BREAKING: Police investigating Brottier death

BREAKING: Police investigating Brottier death

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief UPDATE 10/05/18 11:20 a.m.: In a statement to the Duquesne community, President Gormley said he felt “great sadness” in reporting the death of Marquis Brown, a Duquesne University football player and junior in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.  Brown was from the Washington D.C. area and was listed as a running […]

Mike Shinoda’s latest album tackles tough subject, but doesn’t stand out

Mike Shinoda’s latest album tackles tough subject, but doesn’t stand out

Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer 06/24/18 On July 20, 2017, Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington took his life. Nearly a year later, the same conversations many Linkin Park fans already had re-entered the mainstream, with the deaths of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade rocking the foodie and fashion worlds. While it is impossible to know […]

Spreading awareness for suicide saves

By Carley Thieret| Opinions Editor Judgements. We all have them. We judge others for the way they dress, the way they speak and the way they act. Our society puts so much focus on what is on the surface that often times we forget what is underneath. Unless we really know someone, we have no […]

Collins hits road for veterans documentary

Collins hits road for veterans documentary

By Jill Power | The Duquesne Duke A Duquesne law student is among the producers of an upcoming documentary about veteran suicide. Project 22, produced by non-profit organization Medicinal Missions, documents a cross-country campaign to educate citizens of the alarming suicide rate among veterans. According to the organization, approximately 22 veterans take their own lives […]