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DU alcohol violations down, new report says

DU alcohol violations down, new report says

Carolyn Conte | Staff Writer Duquesne released the annual Fire and Safety report for 2015 on Sept. 26, which revealed a downward trend in student violations of liquor law. The past three years have seen a drop in overall liquor violations, yet there was a rise in violations that led to arrests and a rise […]

Students should party with prudence

Students should party with prudence

By Duke Staff As soon as October begins, people’s thoughts turn toward Halloween. What will your costume be? Will you go to a party? Host your own? Hand-in-hand with the issue of Halloween is a controversial, but inescapable, part of college campus life: alcohol. Even as the number of liquor law violations is decreasing at […]

Duquesne ups police presence for holiday

Duquesne ups police presence for holiday

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne students braved pouring rain on Saturday to join the city of Pittsburgh in celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Clad in green and sporting shamrock apparel, many students celebrated Irish heritage by watching the city’s parade or travelling to the South Side, as well as celebrating on campus. This […]

District attorney calls on DU law school for building code help

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke A group of Duquesne law students are assisting the district attorney in his efforts to crack down on building code violations. Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala Jr. asked for the support of the Duquesne law school in his initiative to indict violators of McKeesport building code requirements, […]

Alcohol offenses spike on DU campus

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke  Liquor law violations on campus increased again in 2013, according to the public safety department’s annual security and fire safety report. During the 2013 calendar year, there were 654 reported alcohol violations on campus, 194 more than the amount in 2012. There were also 15 liquor law arrests, […]

UN reveals rights violations in North Korea

UN reveals rights violations in North Korea

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor Graphic narratives of deliberate and widespread human rights violations surfaced in a report from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday. Considered the most detailed account of human violations ever out of North Korea, the report relayed the fundamental evils of Kim Jong-un’s regime. In a press […]

Number of alcohol violations increases

Number of alcohol violations increases

By Julian Routh | News Editor The number of liquor law violations on campus increased again in 2012, according to the public safety department’s annual security and fire safety report. There were 460 reported liquor law violations referred for disciplinary action on campus property from January to December, 25 more than the count in 2011. […]