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California making strides toward cruelty-free cosmetics

California making strides toward cruelty-free cosmetics

03/15/2018 By Rachel Pierce | Staff Columnist  There is a new voice in California’s government, and it’s not human. Animal rights advocates created enough uproar that a new bill has been proposed that will change vendors drastically. State Sen. Cathleen Galgiani (D-CA) proposed the California Cruelty Free Cosmetic Act this past February. The proposed bill […]

Local DU chef, activist featured on TBS’ ‘Full Frontal’

Local DU chef, activist featured on TBS’ ‘Full Frontal’

02/01/2018 By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer Marla Blunt: member of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), political organizer, fighter for a living wage and fair healthcare and Duquesne’s vegan/vegetarian chef. Blunt puts her all into her cause with her union and the city of Pittsburgh. Recently, Blunt was featured on TBS’s late-night talk show […]

Hogan Dining Center given county award

Hogan Dining Center given county award

Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor 11/07/17 The Hogan Dining Center, better known to most Duquesne students as simply “Towers,” has earned the Live Well Allegheny Restaurant Distinction. This distinction is not just an award for colleges, but for any restaurant in the county, as part of an initiative to make Allegheny County the “healthiest county […]

New campus concessions bring new obsessions

New campus concessions bring new obsessions

Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor With the start of a new semester here on the Bluff, Duquesne has unveiled a slew of dining delights designed to offer up some variety to on-campus eating. When Hogan’s pizza and burgers start to get a little tiresome, chicken tenders at Incline no longer satisfy and you realize it […]

Amazing Books & Records opens new South Side branch

Amazing Books & Records opens new South Side branch

Zach Landau | A&E Editor On June 29, a new chapter for one local business began in the South Side. Amazing Books & Records, a Pittsburgh-based bookstore, opened a new branch on East Carson Street. Situated between Copies at Carson and Glassworx, co-owner Eric Ackland hopes that the new store will be a linchpin for […]

Vegetarian options to increase on campus

Vegetarian options to increase on campus

Craig Taylor | Staff Writer Duquesne students will see more vegetarian and vegan options on campus in the coming weeks. Discussions between the Duquesne Vegetarian & Vegan Committee and Parkhurst Dining yielded new meat-free options for this school year. New dishes include fettuccini with roasted mushrooms, Masoor Dal curried lentils and couscous salad with roasted […]

Eating green: Pittsburgh vegan options growing

Eating green: Pittsburgh vegan options growing

By: Zach Brendza | Features Editor In Pittsburgh, you can get just about any cuisine that comes to mind. Even strict herbivore can satisfy their hunger with everything from vegan cheesesteak to vegan ice cream. Veganism in the city continues to become more prevalent. On Nov. 1, the Pittsburgh Vegan Festival brought some 700 attendees […]