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Renovations in Palumbo create little change in Power Center

Renovations in Palumbo create little change in Power Center

1/24/2018 Luke Schrum | Staff Writer Duquesne University’s A.J. Palumbo Center is set to undergo a comprehensive renovation project to modernize the athletic complex, which is home to Duquesne’s student-athlete training facilities, administrative offices for the athletic department and is host to Dukes basketball and volleyball games. Originally opened in 1988, the Palumbo Center has […]

Duquesne community mourns shooting victims as U.S. President visits city

Duquesne community mourns shooting victims as U.S. President visits city

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 11/01/18 This story initially ran online on Oct. 27 under the title “At least 11 killed in shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue, Duquesne ‘devastated and terribly saddened.’” It has been updated with the latest information, including coverage of Duquesne’s inter-faith service and President Trump’s visit. Early on Saturday morning, a gunman entered […]

Duquesne announces “transformation” of Palumbo Center into the new UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse

Duquesne announces “transformation” of Palumbo Center into the new UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 10/23/18 Duquesne University, donors and public officials celebrated the announcement of the UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse, set to replace the existing A.J. Palumbo Center, at a special event on Oct. 23. The extensive renovations of the arena will begin in March 2019. The new Fieldhouse will feature a radically different and modernized […]

Duquesne’s Chris Daley makes Pittsburgh Magazine’s “40 Under 40” cut

Duquesne’s Chris Daley makes Pittsburgh Magazine’s “40 Under 40” cut

By Jamie Crow | Staff Writer Christopher Daley, a JMA professor at Duquesne, was recently named to Pittsburgh Magazine’s “40 Under 40.” This honor is described by the magazine as a chance to recognize people under the age of 40 based on their professional and personal achievements, as well as notice their dedication to and […]

This Won’t be on the Test: Chris Daley weighs in on advertising, music and the life of being a punk rock singer

This Won’t be on the Test: Chris Daley weighs in on advertising, music and the life of being a punk rock singer

By: Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Chris Daley is an adjunct professor at Duquesne who teaches classes on advertising. He is also the Manager of Digital & Social Marketing at UPMC Health Plan. When he isn’t working with advertising, in the field or in the classroom, he fronts the local punk band Mace Ballard. We […]

Pittsburgh hospitals detail Ebola preparation

Pittsburgh hospitals detail Ebola preparation

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke The Allegheny County Health Department is collaborating with hospitals, health care providers, emergency medical technicians and clinics to make sure employees can identify the Ebola virus. According to Allegheny County Emergency Services Chief Alvin Henderson, there will be emergency disease screening during 911 calls. Callers who indicate they […]

Rappellers fight fear, gravity to fundraise

Rappellers fight fear, gravity to fundraise

By Fred Blauth | Editor-in-Chief Sixty people rappelled down the 25-story Oliver Building in Downtown Pittsburgh on Wednesday to raise money for those affected by cancer. The event, hosted by UPMC and UPMC Health Plan, raised more than $140,000 for Our Clubhouse, a nonprofit organization that provides free support for those diagnosed with cancer, their […]

Doyle to Duquesne: Recognize the union

Doyle to Duquesne: Recognize the union

By Julian Routh | News Editor U.S. Congressman Mike Doyle and United Steelworkers international Vice President Fred Redmond urged Duquesne earlier this week to recognize the adjunct faculty union. In a rally outside the federal building Monday afternoon, the two officials addressed issues of workers rights, particularly those allegedly violated by Pittsburgh health care provider […]

Vojtko remembered for pride, eloquence

By Julian Routh | News Editor _______________________________________________________________________ UPDATE (4:56 PM September 20): The Rev. Daniel Walsh spoke to The Duke, saying Vojtko was allowed to stay at the Laval House for a month with daily meals. Read the full story here for all the updates on the university’s treatment of Margaret Mary Vojtko, including reaction to the Post-Gazette column […]