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Spiritan Mission Experience lends helping hand across the country

Spiritan Mission Experience lends helping hand across the country

Madison Pastrick | Layout & Ad manager 09/18/19 Madison Pastrick (layout & ad manager) took part in one of the trips mentioned.  Most Duquesne students have heard the story of the Spiritans, whether it was from Adam Wasilko’s presentation freshman year, or on A-Walk during Heritage Week. But how many students feel that the Spiritan […]

Pittsburgh Irish Festival went off without hitch

Pittsburgh Irish Festival went off without hitch

Ashley Newman | Staff Writer 09/12/2019 As I walked through Sandcastle waterpark, the scene looked pretty desolate. The closed park was almost completely empty, with dry pools and windows closed on every concession stand. As people neared the entrance of the park, the faint sound of bagpipes began. The 29th annual Pittsburgh Irish Festival was […]

Mural created in East Liberty to honor Mac Miller

Mural created in East Liberty to honor Mac Miller

Kellen Stepler | Staff Writer 09/12/2019 Art can do a lot of things. It can make our surroundings more beautiful, it can express and communicate emotions and it can move and impact a community. The Mac Miller memorial mural in East Liberty does all of those things. Miller, born Malcolm J. McCormick, grew up in […]

Duquesne’s Chuck Cooper headed to Hall of Fame

Duquesne’s Chuck Cooper headed to Hall of Fame

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer Sept. 5, 2019 Per a 2016 article by The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears, more than 74% of players on NBA rosters were black men during the 2015-16 season. Roughly 69 years ago, however, the league’s racial barrier had yet to be broken. So, when Chuck Cooper — a Duquesne basketball […]

A-10 releases men’s basketball schedule

A-10 releases men’s basketball schedule

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer Sept. 5, 2019 On Wednesday, Sept. 4, the Atlantic 10 Conference released its men’s basketball league schedule, solidifying Duquesne’s basketball slate in the process. In addition to the non-conference portion of Duquesne’s schedule, which was revealed on Aug. 15, the Dukes will play a total of 30 regular season games […]

Men’s soccer gets first win of the season over Oakland

Men’s soccer gets first win of the season over Oakland

Dom Ferro | Staff Writer Sept. 5, 2019 After starting the season with a 1-1 draw against Bowling Green, the Duquesne men’s soccer team (1-0-1) bounced back with a win against the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies (1-1-0) on Sunday afternoon. Momentum was on the Grizzlies’ side after their season-opening win on Friday, Aug. 30, when […]

DU, Pitt co-host volleyball tournament

DU, Pitt co-host volleyball tournament

David Borne | Sports Editor Sept. 5, 2019 Duquesne University and the University of Pittsburgh will co-host the ChampYinz Volleyball Invitational this weekend. Matches begin on Friday at PPG Paints Arena before the action moves to Pitt’s Fitzgerald Field House on Saturday. Green Bay and Ohio State will join the Dukes and Panthers as the […]

Looking Down the Line — Week 1

Looking Down the Line — Week 1

Drew White | Staff Writer Sept. 5, 2019 Welcome to your weekly picks center. This segment will go through each weekends’ slate of games, with a focus mainly on NCAA football and the NFL, and pick some projected winners along with some potential upsets to keep an eye on. Now, let’s pick some winners and watch some games. College Football Picks: Vanderbilt @ […]

Lidia’s restaurant in Strip District to close

Lidia’s restaurant in Strip District to close

Ashley Newman | Staff Writer 08/29/2019 If you’ve ever walked through the Strip District with someone familiar with the area, chances are you’ve stopped at Lidia’s. It has been a Pittsburgh staple for nearly two decades. Unfortunately, the iconic Italian restaurant is set to close this September, though an official date has not yet been […]

MBB Dukes release non-conference schedule

MBB Dukes release non-conference schedule

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer August 22, 2019 On Aug. 15, Duquesne revealed its 2019-20 men’s basketball non-conference slate, complete with trips to the Bahamas, St. Petersburg, Fla. and Cleveland, among others. In all, the Dukes will play 12 non-league contests prior to the start of Atlantic 10 play. With the team’s on-campus arena undergoing […]

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