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Heavy rains cause DU Towers to lose Wi-Fi connection

Heavy rains cause DU Towers to lose Wi-Fi connection

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 09/13/2018 The world of education has drastically changed since the introduction of the Internet, especially on the college level. But when the Wi-Fi is down, how can college students survive? A number of Duquesne University students were faced with this dilemma after access to the university’s Wi-Fi network, DuqNet, became […]

On-campus dining is improving, but not yet perfect

On-campus dining is improving, but not yet perfect

09/13/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor If you’re a freshman, there’s a good chance you’re probably wondering what the heck is up with Duquesne’s food situation. Hogan Dining Center in Towers is a far cry from home-cooked meals you might be used to, and the pizza you can pick up at Incline is, like, […]

Duke Special Report: A look at food insecurity on college campuses and DU’s efforts

Duke Special Report: A look at food insecurity on college campuses and DU’s efforts

  Raymond Arke and Kailey Love | The Duquesne Duke 04/19/2018 Often, college students juggle school, loan payments, jobs and other extracurriculars. Balancing all of these responsibilities can be stressful enough. For some, however, an even greater existential weight changes many students’ encounters with higher education. A recently released study by Temple University and Wisconsin […]

Duquesne Towers

Duquesne Towers

Year Built: 1971 Price: $3,329 Capacity: 1,113 residents Years Allowed: freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, grad and law Room Types: doubles, triples, wings Laundry Facilities: in each wing Bathroom Facilities: communal, in each wing What’s New: Renovations completed in 2016 of all rooms, bathrooms and furniture Real thoughts from real students: “The free laundry is a […]

Hogan Dining Center given county award

Hogan Dining Center given county award

Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor 11/07/17 The Hogan Dining Center, better known to most Duquesne students as simply “Towers,” has earned the Live Well Allegheny Restaurant Distinction. This distinction is not just an award for colleges, but for any restaurant in the county, as part of an initiative to make Allegheny County the “healthiest county […]

Towers residents placed in temporary rooms

Towers residents placed in temporary rooms

Kaye Burnet | Staff Writer Unlike most Duquesne Towers residents, Cody Collins has a double sink in his room. “It definitely wasn’t what I expected [when I moved in],” he said with a laugh. Collins, a Duquesne football player and graduate student in the business school, is temporarily living in a kitchenette on the fifth […]

The Most Honest 2017 Housing Guide

The Most Honest 2017 Housing Guide

HOUSING is one of those things that matters a lot in college. Sure, classes and extracurriculars will help to pad a résumé. Your room, however, is where many of the truly meaningful interactions will take place. Friendships will be forged, jokes will be made, essays will be written, love will be found — or lost […]

Duquesne student found in Towers deserves punishment

Duquesne student found in Towers deserves punishment

By Shivani Gosai | Asst. Opinions Editor According to police, a Duquesne freshman was taken into custody on Jan. 12 after trespassing while naked in an all-girls wing of Towers. Police report that Collin McCauley, 18, was found by the dormitory staff in the north stairwell. McCauley was allegedly able to gain access to the […]

Fit and Fresh: How to eat healthy on Duquesne’s campus

Fit and Fresh: How to eat healthy on Duquesne’s campus

By Nina Saluga | Staff Writer So you just got out of night class, Towers is closed and Milano’s and its greasy, cheesy, ooey-gooey college special is calling your name. Making healthy choices on campus isn’t always an easy task, and the hustle and bustle of college life with its crazy hectic schedules doesn’t make […]

Hogan focuses on offering local food, composting

Hogan focuses on offering local food, composting

By Ollie Gratzinger | Staff Columnist It’s that time of year again. Taco Tuesdays at Options are becoming less and less crowded. The lines at The Market are shorter than they were weeks ago. Students are filing into their buildings with armfuls of instant noodles and microwave dinners. It can only mean one thing: Students […]