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Simple fashion tips for the men of Duquesne

Simple fashion tips for the men of Duquesne

10/3/2019 Josiah Martin | Arts & Entertainment editor If and when Pittsburgh actually sees a fall day, you’d best be prepared to dress for it. In a devastating blow to Duquesne men, it’s time to put away the Vineyard Vines T-shirts and chino shorts. I know, it’s frightening, but don’t worry, here are some tips […]

“Working” is good, but not without flaws

“Working” is good, but not without flaws

10/03/2019 By Hallie Lauer | Managing Editor Last weekend, the Bricolage theater Downtown hosted Working: A Musical for three nights only. Working follows the lives of real working professionals in their everyday jobs. Based on testimonials from real people, the show features people working in jobs that vary from masonry to teaching to a stay-at-home […]

Gladwell tackles assumptions about others in “Talking to Strangers”

Gladwell tackles assumptions about others in “Talking to Strangers”

10/03/2019 By Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer  Malcolm Gladwell’s new book Talking To Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know is perhaps the author’s most timely and important work to date. Throughout the work, Gladwell examines famous case studies like the Amanda Knox trial, when Hernan Cortez conquered the Aztecs and […]

“The Bloodless Jungle” shows Masquers at their best

10/03/2019 By Hannah Boucher | Staff Writer  This weekend, the Pittsburgh debut of The Bloodless Jungle will be available to the public for free. Put on by Duquesne’s very own Red Masquers, the play will be performed this Friday and Saturday in the Genesius Theater. The two-hour play centers around the African-American Senator Ethan St. […]

Gender Neutral Fashion Show impeded by university

Gender Neutral Fashion Show impeded by university

UPDATE: 9/26: This story has been updated to reflect comments provided by the Catholic Diocese.  09/26/2019 Ollie Gratzinger | editor-in-chief Last year’s poster for the Gender Neutral Fashion Show, cohosted by the Gender Forum and Department of Women and Gender Studies (WGS), featured a male-presenting runway model sporting a dress. The event was well attended […]

Katie Westbrook Memorial Race going strong for 18th year

Katie Westbrook Memorial Race going strong for 18th year

09/26/2019 Grace Rosello | Staff Writer On Saturday morning on Mellon Patio, dogs, from a teacup Yorkshire terrier to a huge fluffy husky named Socrates, barked, whined and wagged their tails at each other. Duquesne University School of Law provided red and blue bandanas hung around the dog’s collars in honor of the Katie Westbrook […]

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 […]

Pittsburgh New Works Festival held at DU

Pittsburgh New Works Festival held at DU

09/05/2019 By Kellen Stepler  Duquesne University’s Genesius Theater is home to Duquesne’s Red Masquers, the Spotlight Musical Theater Company and the Mary Pappert School of Music. And now, it’s home to the Pittsburgh New Works Festival (PNWF) in the festival’s 29th year. For the past six years, the event was held at Carnegie Stages. The […]

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 […]

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