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Stay informed: Speculations for the 2020 Democratic nominee

Stay informed: Speculations for the 2020 Democratic nominee

02/07/2019 By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Columnist  I think it goes without saying that the 2020 presidential election will be the most important we will see in our lifetimes so far. No matter which way you lean, the issues that are going to be debated and the consequences of the outcome will have an immense […]

Government shutdown drags on, doing more harm than good

Government shutdown drags on, doing more harm than good

01/17/2019 By Zoe Stratos | Staff Columnist On Dec. 22, the government commenced a partial shutdown after the president and the Democrats’ disagreement over new spending legislation to be passed on Dec. 21. The $5.7 billion wall to be constructed along the southern border of the U.S. was the star of the show. Sticking to […]

Men are not the ones most endangered by U.S. society

Men are not the ones most endangered by U.S. society

10/11/2018 By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Columnist  Last Tuesday, President Trump claimed that, “it is a very scary time for young men in America.” He also made the comment that, “you can be guilty of something you may not be guilty of,” and that this is a huge problem that goes beyond what happened with […]

The Second Amendment should be reevaluated

The Second Amendment should be reevaluated

04/05/2018 By Eddie Zakreski | Contributor  The Second Amendment reads, “A well regulated Militia (sic), being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” This is one of the most controversial sentences in the Constitution. The language establishes that the right […]

‘Electric Dreams’ sparks reflection on humanity

‘Electric Dreams’ sparks reflection on humanity

By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor 01/25/2018 Well, it turns out Amazon Prime is good for more than ordering those pricey textbooks. Joining the line-up of successful, thought-provoking Amazon Prime Original shows comes Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, a science fiction anthology series based on the acclaimed author’s short stories. The episodes are all stand-alone […]

US, China infringe on freedom of speech

US, China infringe on freedom of speech

By: Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor  When it comes to the least threatening people in the world, bookshop owners are probably up there with little old ladies and babies. But for China, unregulated bookstores are just about the scariest things there are. BBC reports that over the past two months, five men have been kidnapped […]

University deemed ‘best value’ by U.S. News

University deemed ‘best value’ by U.S. News

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor September has arrived, the fall semester is in full bloom and U.S. News and World Report has released the Best Colleges 2014 edition. Duquesne ranks once again as a top tier national university and more notably, one of six Catholic institutions in the top 50 Best Value Schools […]

Report ranks Duquesne law in top tier

By Pat Higgins | The Duquesne Duke In a recent release from the U.S. News & World Report, Duquesne’s School of Law ranked among the top graduate schools in the country. The report, ranking America’s best graduate schools, placed Duquesne in the top tier of law schools, while the legal writing program was ranked 11th […]