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Decorated war hero and politician McCain dies at age 81

Decorated war hero and politician McCain dies at age 81

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-chief 08/30/18 Regarded as a maverick and one of the best-known and most powerful U.S. Senators of his generation, John S. McCain III (R-Arizona), age 81, passed away on Aug. 25. McCain was a two-time presidential candidate, losing the 2000 Republican primary to George W. Bush (R-TX) and losing the 2008 Presidential […]

New Frontiers: The most pivotal moments of the 1960s

New Frontiers: The most pivotal moments of the 1960s

Raymond Arke | News Editor 02/22/18 Most Duquesne students’ parents were only just born in the ’60s, but the turbulent, free-spirited decade forever changed the course of America. This week, The Duke throws it back to flower children, moon shots, battles for far-off jungles and a more perfect union. United States Elects John F. Kennedy […]

Hippies advocating for Peace

Hippies advocating for Peace

By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor 2/22/18 Through the devastation of war, it is time we consider the side of peace and love. As a society, we should agree to put down our weapons, open our mind and consider the side of the flower children. By standing alongside the flower children, also currently regarded as […]

Duquesne remembers 1968 alum and local media figure, Frank Gottlieb

Duquesne remembers 1968 alum and local media figure, Frank Gottlieb

Raymond Arke | News Editor 11/02/17 An influential local media fixture and Duquesne graduate passed away last week. Frank Gottlieb was a Vietnam War veteran and the former news director for KQV News Radio in Pittsburgh, according to his obituary in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He graduated from Duquesne in 1968 with a degree in print […]

Those Who Served: Stories from Duquesne’s past and present student veterans

Those Who Served: Stories from Duquesne’s past and present student veterans

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor It’s Veterans Week on the Bluff. Building from the midweek Veterans Day, the Duquesne community is coming together for talks, movie screenings and breakfasts, all to honor and thank those men and women who have served our country. Keeping in line with that sentiment, we at The Duke thought […]