summer

Artists showcase diverse work at Three Rivers Arts Festival

Artists showcase diverse work at Three Rivers Arts Festival

Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor  It isn’t summer in the ‘Burgh until the annual Three Rivers Arts Festival comes to town. From its start in 1960, the festival has given artists the opportunity to sell their work to the many visitors and residents that attend each year. Take a look below at some of the exhibits featured in […]

Fashion for all: A look into the summer experience of plus-sized women

Fashion for all: A look into the summer experience of plus-sized women

By Anna Walnoha | Staff Writer Most people look forward to summer, the hot weather and the sun on their skin. However, others have to prepare themselves for the weather before they can leave the house. Summer is a great time because there is no school, you get to see your friends and stay out […]

Make the most of the fleeting summer

Make the most of the fleeting summer

By Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor Now that the lingering haze left over from Fourth of July fireworks and endless cookouts has worn off, it’s time to face the unfortunate truth: The 2016-2017 school year is a mere month away. The summer months are the perfect opportunity to intern, volunteer or join other organizations to […]

Parks of the peninsula

Parks of the peninsula

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Summer movies you may have missed

Summer movies you may have missed

By Sean Ray | A&E Editor Summer has come and gone, which means an end to another blockbuster season for movie theaters everywhere. This year displayed some real money makers like “Jurassic World” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron” both bringing in over a billion dollars. But with so many films coming out in so little […]

Peduto wants to focus on summer programs

Peduto wants to focus on summer programs

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor Duquesne and the School of Education hosted the second Community Forum in the Power Center Ballroom on Wednesday. Community leaders including Mayor Bill Peduto, teachers, faculty members and other advocates for the initiative gathered to focus on opening a dialogue to provide a competent 21st century public education […]

Staff Editorial: Summer internships give experience in the work force

By Duke Staff Last spring we worked hard on perfecting résumés, sent out cover letters and practiced interviews in the mirror in hopes of the perfect summer internship. Donning heels and suit jackets, we proudly took our seats in the back of the room. For some of us at The Duke, the energy and excitement […]