travel

Dog killed on United Airlines flight sparks outcry

Dog killed on United Airlines flight sparks outcry

03/22/2018 By Rachel Pierce | Staff Columnist Many of us remember the images of the bloodied Dr. David Dao, who was dragged from a United Airlines flight last year. This time, it’s not humans United Airlines put in danger. The victims are furry with four paws. Catalina Robledo boarded her flight on March 12 with […]

Duquesne students go far and wide for Spring Break 2018

Duquesne students go far and wide for Spring Break 2018

While many students are perfectly content to stay home and get some well-needed rest during Spring Break, just as many use the time as an opportunity to travel. Whether it be a beach getaway, a road trip or a study abroad course, there are plenty of options available for students — both through Duquesne and […]

DU student studies in Iceland

DU student studies in Iceland

By Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer 11/02/2017 Deciding to study abroad is exhilarating, but the real challenge is choosing where to go. Duquesne offers a wide variety of study abroad programs, but some students have their mind set on a specific place that Duquesne does not sponsor. Kimberly Bischof, a third-year environmental science major, did […]

Rome traveler talks truth about studying abroad

Rome traveler talks truth about studying abroad

Anna Walnoha | Staff Writer 09/21/17 To have the opportunity to study abroad is amazing. You have the chance to take in new places and cultures, meet new people and maybe even make lifelong friends or find an incredible story to tell on a job interview. After you sign up to study abroad, talk to […]

Breakin’ on a budget: Cheap ways to travel when spring calls

Breakin’ on a budget: Cheap ways to travel when spring calls

By Leah Devorak | Photo Editor Spring break is next Friday — but wait. You’ve yet to book a trip? Have no fear, because it’s still super easy and affordable to go somewhere last-minute. You just have to know where to look, which is exactly what this guide is here to show you. To start, […]

NYC in 12 hours: How to maximize your time in the Big Apple

NYC in 12 hours: How to maximize your time in the Big Apple

By Evan Penrod & Salena Moran | Staff Writers You are all ready to embark on a whirlwind adventure to New York City in lieu of the upcoming holiday season, but only for a day. With a limited time and budget, how can you possibly experience the hotspots of Manhattan in just twelve hours and […]

Bikes and Bridges: Getting to class the hard way

Bikes and Bridges: Getting to class the hard way

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Welcome to the Continuing Misadventures of a Displaced Duquesne Student, a series in which Features Editor Seth Culp-Ressler grapples with his newfound life off campus. For the veterans of apartment life, feel free to laugh at his incompetence. For non-veterans, perhaps the mistakes he chronicles are valuable lessons. Chapter […]

So you want to study abroad…

So you want to study abroad…

By Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer Taking a Social Justice class on campus is pretty cool, but how much cooler would it be to take that class in another country? Duquesne prides itself for the amount of students it sends off to study abroad each year. 20 to 30 percent of the Duquesne student population […]

Spring Break in Paris

Spring Break in Paris

By Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor They say that Paris is always a good idea. This semester, I decided to investigate that for myself by signing up for a Spring Breakaway course — Travel Writing — destined for the City of Light. Read on for a recap of my favorite experiences of the week-long trip. […]

Low costs make college ideal time to travel abroad

Low costs make college ideal time to travel abroad

By: Kaye Burnet | News Editor  College is the perfect time to travel the world. Fewer than 5 percent of Americans travel overseas each year, according to research from international travel company MMGY. While 47 percent of Americans have passports, most international travel is restricted within North America. While there’s nothing wrong with a trip […]

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