valentine’s day

Plans for a cheap, easy Valentine’s Day

Plans for a cheap, easy Valentine’s Day

02/14/2019 Ashley Newman | Staff Writer Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! While the holiday is meant to be a fun way to show your significant other how much you care about them, it can actually be very stressful. Between the chocolates, flowers, cards, dates and giant teddy bears, it can get pricey. There […]

Men’s fashion guide to Valentine’s Date

Men’s fashion guide to Valentine’s Date

02/14/2019 Nathan Freshwater | Staff Contributor  So, you decided to take your love out for a nice romantic evening on Valentine’s Day. You took the time to buy them flowers, chocolates and reserved a table at a nice restaurant to top off the romantic evening. You are ready to be their prince charming. However, you […]

Valentine’s Day forces love that should be expressed daily

Valentine’s Day forces love that should be expressed daily

By Alyse Kaminski 2/7/18 January is finally over, and I have to say, the entire month has felt a like a whole year. But here we are in February. This time of year, I always feel something lurking up on me, and it’s called Valentine’s Day. Now, I know people have mixed opinions about Feb. […]

Take a trip back in time: Life on the Bluff 50 years ago

Take a trip back in time: Life on the Bluff 50 years ago

02/01/2018 By Jamie Crow | Staff Writer In United States history, 1968 stands as one of the most eventful years to date. As the U.S. made its attempt to get a man on the moon, the country erupted in protests, both about the raging Vietnam War and civil rights issues. Martin Luther King Jr. and […]

Valentine’s Day consumerism on the decline

Valentine’s Day consumerism on the decline

By Kaye Burnet | Editor-in-Chief The first months of 2017, filled with political turmoil and fear for many Americans, have not been a great start to a new year. So far, the world seems to be a tough place for more than a few people in 2017. But is there actually less love in the […]

Be a Valentine’s Day Victor: Three easy, surefire ways to win even the coldest of hearts on Cupid’s big day

Be a Valentine’s Day Victor: Three easy, surefire ways to win even the coldest of hearts on Cupid’s big day

By Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor While some cynics out there might declare Valentine’s Day nothing more than a “Hallmark Holiday,” it’s a wonderful opportunity to be extra-sweet to those you love most. Be it a significant other, sibling, parent, cousin or best friend — the list of people you can thank on this day is virtually […]

The Duke does Valentine’s Day

The Duke does Valentine’s Day

The Duke ran an advertisement for Valentine’s Day dates with two of our staffers. The week after, they tell their stories. By: Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke Okay, I sort of cheated. When it came time to pick a response from the “Win a Date With a Duke Staffer” ad, which gave any Duquesne […]

Valentine’s Day lacks love

              By Katie Borzellica

Romancing or Wasting; Baby, I don’t want to buy you anything more

Romancing or Wasting; Baby, I don’t want to buy you anything more

By Georgie Flynn | Student Columnist As Valentine’s Day approaches, dark clouds loom over the heads of those who hate the holiday that was more or less created by Hallmark. Men in particular seem to really detest the day. After all, love should be about more than candy, gifts, flowers and jewelry. It’s all just […]

Coupled: Duquesne professors married to each other and their professions

Coupled: Duquesne professors married to each other and their professions

By Allison Keene|The Duquesne Duke Valentine’s Day is special for some Duquesne faculty and staff who work with their sweethearts and some of whome work only a few doors down from them. The Rubins  Political science professors Charles Rubin and Leslie Rubin have been married for 32 years and have worked in the same universities […]