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Shipping Kessel the right move for the Pens

Shipping Kessel the right move for the Pens

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer July 2, 2019 Following the Penguins’ hasty exit from the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Pittsburgh general manager Jim Rutherford hinted that some big-time changes may be in store. It didn’t take long for hockey enthusiasts to speculate who Rutherford was alluding to — Phil Kessel. The right winger, who won two […]

Crawford, Fitzpatrick sign mini-camp deals

Crawford, Fitzpatrick sign mini-camp deals

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer May 2, 2019 Duquesne football’s season may have ended in December, but the program continues to enjoy the effects of an unprecedented season on the Bluff. A year after a crushing loss to Central Connecticut State in the de facto NEC Championship game in 2017, the program responded with a […]

Golden State controls its own destiny

Golden State controls its own destiny

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor May 2, 2019 Game 5 of last season’s Western Conference Finals, as well as the series’ ensuing games, were a monumental moment in the Golden State Warriors’ current dynastical run. Tied 2-2 in the best-of-seven set with the Houston Rockets, Golden State entered a hostile Toyota Center environment looking for […]

Letter to the Editor urges school to prioritize swimming

May 2, 2019 Recently, the women’s swim team captured its second consecutive A-10 Conference Championship title. For reasons that most would not be aware, this was a rather impressive accomplishment. The hard work and commitment by the women paid off. The exceptional coaching ability and sincere dedication of their head coach, Dave Sheets, made it […]

Dukes add graduate transfer; Williams Jr. to Oregon

Dukes add graduate transfer; Williams Jr. to Oregon

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor April 25, 2019 Baylee Steele, a 6-foot-11, 245-pound center who played last season for the Utah Valley University Wolverines, has signed a financial aid agreement with Duquesne. Steele, a graduate transfer, will be eligible to play for the Dukes in 2019-20. Steele, a Norwalk, Iowa native, spent his freshman season […]

Women’s lacrosse back to A-10’s for first time since ‘16

Women’s lacrosse back to A-10’s for first time since ‘16

Drew White | Staff Writer April 25, 2019 The Duquesne Dukes women’s lacrosse team has clinched a postseason berth for the first time since 2016. After a 9-7 season, including a 4-5 mark in Atlantic 10 play, the Dukes will travel to Fairfax, Va. to take on the Richmond Spiders in the first round of […]

Damian Lillard puts Russell Westbrook in tough spot

Damian Lillard puts Russell Westbrook in tough spot

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor April 25, 2019 On Tuesday night, Portland point guard Damian Lillard connected on a game-winning 3-point shot that surely rivals any NBA buzzer-beater in recent memory. Tied at 115 each with around 20 seconds remaining in regulation, Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook missed a contested lay-up at the rim before […]

Trendy spring fashion look book

Trendy spring fashion look book

04/25/2019 Colleen Hammond | Staff Writer Beautiful flowers are blooming across the city and pollen is in the air. That can only mean one thing; spring has sprung and a new year of fashion is taking the world by storm. Time to shed those heavy coats and rock salt-stained boots and get ready for the […]

Surviving Easter break stuck on Duquesne campus

Surviving Easter break stuck on Duquesne campus

04/25/2019 Griffin Sendek | Features Editor Easter break is a wondrous time to be away from brain-numbing classes and spend time with family before returning to the unforgiving, unrelenting and ever-approaching tidal wave that is finals. The five-day weekend is best celebrated surrounded by friends and family, but there are a few unlucky ones, myself […]

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