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Queer Eye’s newest season impresses

Queer Eye’s newest season impresses

Neil Runge | Staff Writer 06/23/18 Queer Eye is back and there’s a reason its thumbnail on Netflix is now a box of tissues. Get ready for tears, laughter, smiles and a renewed sense of hope. From start to finish, the Fab Five made up of Antoni Porowski, the chef of the crew; Karamo Brown, […]

Recent Duquesne Athletics News Round-Up

Recent Duquesne Athletics News Round-Up

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor June 21, 2018 Summer officially begins in the Northern Hemisphere today (Thursday, June 21), but there have already been several happenings within Duquesne’s numerous athletics programs thus far this summer break. June 20 — Eric Harper, who worked with Keith Dambrot for five seasons at Akron prior to a one-year […]

OP-ED: Cancelling newspaper program a mistake

OP-ED: Cancelling newspaper program a mistake

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 06/21/18 My Duquesne morning routine is pretty simple. Wake up, shower, get dressed, pick up a free New York Times and go to breakfast. Each weekday, every student had a choice of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, New York Times or  USA Today waiting for them in their dorm building, completely free. Both […]

Free national newspaper program discontinued by Duquesne

Free national newspaper program discontinued by Duquesne

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor With the arrival of the fall 2018 semester, students can expect a notable change around campus: The SGA-sponsored newsstands providing free copies of The New York Times, USA Today and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette will no longer be in place. The newsstands had a previously-permanent home in the Student Union, law school […]

A Shattered Cultural Mosaic

A Shattered Cultural Mosaic

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor 06/20/2018 “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” These words, iconic and once defining of a nation, were penned by Emma Lazarus in 1883. Then, 20 years later, they were mounted on the Statue of Liberty as part of a poem called “The New […]

Breaking down each 2018 World Cup squad

Breaking down each 2018 World Cup squad

Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer June 14, 2018 As host country Russia prepares to face Saudi Arabia June 14 at 11 a.m. EDT in the 2018 World Cup’s inaugural match, prepare for the tournament’s commencement by familiarizing yourself with each of the 32 squads summarized below. Group A: Russia: How They Got Here: Russia is […]

Controversial nominated Italian Prime Minister has ties to Duquesne

Controversial nominated Italian Prime Minister has ties to Duquesne

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief UPDATE 06/01/2018: In a reversal and after reaching a deal, Conte will indeed become Italy’s new prime minister putting a lawyer with Duquesne connections in charge of the EU’s third-largest economy. UPDATE 05/28/2018: Several news outlets have reported that Conte has given up his nomination to be prime minister after the Italian President […]

BREAKING: Duquesne announces new partnership for Brottier Hall

BREAKING: Duquesne announces new partnership for Brottier Hall

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 05/09/18 After initially revealing it was looking into working with third-parties on Brottier Hall last summer, Duquesne announced on May 9 that it has finalized the acquisition of the upperclassman apartment building. The deal, with Radnor Property Group and Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, includes plans to “modernize and renovate the […]

Editor-in-Chief wishes campus to strive to do better

Editor-in-Chief wishes campus to strive to do better

Zach Landau | Editor-in-Chief 04/26/2018 I guess the beginning is a better place to start than any. Sophomore year, then-News Editor for The Duquesne Duke Kaye Burnet invited me to write reviews for the paper. Assured I would fit right in, I showed up one Tuesday night to be greeted by a raucous, accusatory “What […]

Duke staff grateful for advisor’s decade-long service

Duke staff grateful for advisor’s decade-long service

Duke Staff 04/26/2018 With bittersweet hearts, we present to you more than just the last paper of the academic year, but also a shift in The Duke’s internal staff. With the end of the semester, we say goodbye to Robert “Bobby” Kerlik, who has been The Duke’s academic advisor for 10 years. His advisory position […]

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