technology

Self care: Savor your screen time and open a laptop

Self care: Savor your screen time and open a laptop

04/04/2019 By W.R. Kissick | Staff Columnist  Spend your time wisely — a warning as old as time itself. Although not always heeded, a version of this concern has made its way into the notification center of iPhones and iPads updated to iOS12 or later. Once a week, the Screen Time tool will light up […]

Social media plays dangerous role in proliferation of far-right ideas

Social media plays dangerous role in proliferation of far-right ideas

03/21/2019 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor Our world is more connected now than it ever was before. In our hands, we hold access to every bit of information ever known; it’s only a click away. We can send messages across the world in a fraction of a second. There’s no doubting that technology has […]

There’s an app for that: Walking safely and avoiding danger

There’s an app for that: Walking safely and avoiding danger

By Madeline Bartos | Staff Writer 11/16/2017 For students living off campus for the first time, navigating the streets of Pittsburgh can be difficult. With daylight saving time shortening the amount of sunlight in the evening, walking the streets can get even trickier. Your parents have probably told you to never walk by yourself, but […]

Technology featured in new Rockwell classrooms

Gabriella DiPietro | Staff Writer 11/07/17 Technology is constantly improving and advancing, which has made the industry of sales significantly more challenging. However, Duquesne University’s Palumbo-Donahue School of Business has proudly made the decision to embrace this technology-driven industry and introduce its new Center for Leadership in Professional Selling. This newly renovated space can be […]

Cellphone conundrum: devices destroying lives

Cellphone conundrum: devices destroying lives

By Leah Devorak | Layout Editor  You know what I hate? Cellphones. Here’s why: 1. They shatter and break. They make you lose two years’ worth of memories in about three seconds when they fall five inches to the floor as you’re trying to put the Christmas presents you bought for your family on the […]

Millennials wrongly given bad reputation in workplace

Millennials wrongly given bad reputation in workplace

By Alison Caracciolo | Staff Columnist  Do you ever get tired of the stigma people place upon the so-called lazy and egotistical millennial generation? In today’s society, the baby boomers have begun to enter retirement, and millennials have started to enter the workforce with those from Generation X. Since I am a millennial, I’ve noticed […]

Maker Faire brings creators to Pittsburgh once again

Maker Faire brings creators to Pittsburgh once again

By Sean Spencer | Staff Writer Robots play in a cage with a ball while little cars made out of children’s toys race. The Maker Faire Pittsburgh offers a fun, enlightening experience for people of all-ages. Produced by the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, along with HACKPittsburgh, the Faire gives “makers” — anyone who uses tools […]

DU student, professor create program to view molecules in 3-D

DU student, professor create program to view molecules in 3-D

By Sydnie Pennington | The Duquesne Duke A Duquesne computer science student and a chemistry professor have developed a new program that turns cutting edge virtual reality technology into a learning experience for those studying molecules.   Junior computer science major Brian Adams, with the assistance of chemistry professor Jeffry Madura, created a software program […]

Duquesne professor named Fulbright Scholar

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke Instructional technology associate professor Misook Heo has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar to research South Korean Internet behavior on collective intelligence sites. She will travel and conduct her research from June 1 to Aug. 31 at Pusan National University, a prestigious educational facility in South Korea. The […]

Staff Editorial: Winter wonderland is less than wonderful

By Duke Staff As snow drifts across the Bluff, and students wear gloves or mittens while clasping hot beverages for warmth, they carry the same conversations across campus: “It’s cold!” Yes, it is. But what’s easy to forget is that in retrospect, this year’s students of Duquesne have it easier in the winter months than […]