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Bradshaw thriving in new position, system

Bradshaw thriving in new position, system

David Borne | Staff Writer April 11, 2019 With a new coaching staff in charge, junior Rilee Bradshaw wasn’t quite sure what adjustments would be made to her role on the lacrosse field. Heading into the season, first-year head coach Corrine Desrosiers shifted Bradshaw from midfielder to an attacker’s role. Through the first 12 games […]

Here’s what we know, mere weeks into MLB year

Here’s what we know, mere weeks into MLB year

Drew White | Staff Writer April 11, 2019 As we reach the conclusion of the second week of the Major League Baseball season, we can start making opinions on teams. There is now enough of a sample size – granted, still a small sample — but enough of one to begin to formulate opinions. So […]

Faces of Homelessness: J the flower seller

Faces of Homelessness: J the flower seller

04/11/19 Grace Rosello | Staff Writer Writers from The Duke went into the city to gather the stories and opinions of people without homes. Duquesne University is located between Uptown and Downtown, where there’s a significant population of homeless individuals. This week, J and Elizabeth spent some time talking to us about their experiences and […]

Faces of Homelessness: Elizabeth: “hanging in there” despite hardships

Faces of Homelessness: Elizabeth: “hanging in there” despite hardships

04/11/2019 Ashley Newman | Staff Writer Writers from The Duke went into the city to gather the stories and opinions of people without homes. Duquesne University is located between Uptown and Downtown, where there’s a significant population of homeless individuals. This week, Elizabeth spent some time talking to us about their experiences and struggles of […]

Bryan Stevenson speaks on how to change the world

Bryan Stevenson speaks on how to change the world

04/04/19 Griffin Sendek | Features Editor As part of Robert Morris University Pittsburgh Speakers Series, Bryan Stevenson, an acclaimed lawyer famous for his work in criminal justice reform, was invited to give a speech at Heinz Hall on March 27 Stevenson structured his lecture around the ways in which people can change the world, beginning […]

Duke editors try hand with NCAA Tournament brackets

<em>Duke</em> editors try hand with NCAA Tournament brackets

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor March 28, 2019 Each March, the NCAA Tournament demands the nation’s attention, decreasing work productivity in the process. Besides, who has time for anything else when there are games to catch, brackets to complete and madness to witness? In the friendly confines of The Duke’s newsroom, things are no different. […]

DU, Pitt call off City Game for 2019-20 season

DU, Pitt call off City Game for 2019-20 season

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer March 28, 2019 After much speculation, it was officially announced last Thursday that the City Game will not be played in 2019, but will resume in 2020. The annual matchup between Duquesne and Pitt was cancelled for this upcoming year due to alleged scheduling issues for the Panthers. In preparation […]

City Game is fun, but don’t hold decision against Pitt

City Game is fun, but don’t hold decision against Pitt

David Borne | Staff Writer March 28, 2019 When the news broke about Pitt’s decision to not play the annual City Game next season, I was disappointed. The City Game is a fun, great way to celebrate basketball in Western Pennsylvania. With that being said, I can fully understand why Pitt doesn’t want to play […]

De Fer Coffee & Tea: Cute, cozy, caffeine

De Fer Coffee & Tea: Cute, cozy, caffeine

03/28/2019 Katia Faroun | Photo Editor Hidden in the Strip District on Smallman Street is a cozy European-style coffee shop that’ll melt any coffee lover’s heart. From its delicious lattes and lavender grey tea to its local art and dried flower centerpieces, De Fer Coffee & Tea hits all the bases of what qualifies a […]

Astroid: excellent coffee hidden in the Southside

Astroid: excellent coffee hidden in the Southside

03/21/2019 Makenna Winner | staff contributor   New to the neighborhood, Astroid coffee made its debut in Southside just three months ago in December 2018. Nestled away near the West Lobby of the historical Terminal Building, on Terminal Street, Astroid is found bustling by its owner and lead barista, Emerson. With mint green walls and […]