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Spouses recall Duquesne alumni killed in 9/11 attacks

Spouses recall Duquesne alumni killed in 9/11 attacks

Raymond Arke | Staff Writer 15 years ago, two Duquesne alumni lost their lives in the 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center. Duquesne students might not have noticed the plaque sitting beneath a tree between the Student Union and the law school, which honors Francis Skidmore Jr. and Donald Havlish Jr. Francis “Frank” […]

ISIS leads to questions about safety in America

By Pat Higgins | Sports Editor Thirteen years later, are we safer? According to a national survey conducted by the Pew Research Center and USA Today last month, 65 percent of adults say the world is more dangerous now than it was several years ago, while 67 percent say the Islamic militant group fighting in Iraq […]

Local runners race in Boston Marathon

Local runners race in Boston Marathon

By Kaye Burnet and Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke Pittsburgh runners joined thousands of athletes from around the globe for the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday, one year after terrorist attacks at the race shocked the nation and left three dead and more than 260 injured. Pittsburgh resident and runner Karen Harr had just […]

America preps for terror at Olympics

America preps for terror at Olympics

By Julian Routh | News Editor When the Winter Olympics open in Sochi on Friday, America will be watching as it always does. But this time, America will watch with anxiety. With the probability of terror attacks in Sochi and the surrounding regions “very likely,” according to UK officials, U.S. athletes and their families were […]