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Who wrote it? Anon op-ed in NYT sparks debate

Who wrote it? Anon op-ed in NYT sparks debate

09/13/2018 By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Columnist It has been almost a week since The New York Times released the anonymous op-ed, breaking the news that a number of President Trump’s senior officials are allegedly working against him. In the last few days, I have had many thoughts about who it could have been and […]

Freedom of the press essential to democratic society

Freedom of the press essential to democratic society

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor 04/12/2018 When Bloomberg Law yielded a job listing from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in search of a contractor for a “media monitoring services” project, journalists around the country held their breath. This news, coming in the weeks following the emergence of the propaganda-laden Sinclair Script, sits uneasily in […]

Students attend annual March for Life

Students attend annual March for Life

Gabriella DiPietro | Staff Writer 01/25/18 Jan. 19 marked the 45th annual March for Life, where thousands of people gathered on the National Mall to speak out against abortion. Duquesne students and staff joined countless others, wishing to make their voices heard. March for Life is the world’s largest annual pro-life rally, with people from […]

‘The Post’ solidifies need for free press

‘The Post’ solidifies need for free press

By Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor 01/18/2018 Steven Spielberg has come very close to outdoing himself with The Post. The movie, while providing a few laughs, a few tears and a wonderful dose of dramatic irony, also managed to deliver a poignant lesson on history and modern politics. Overall, the cinematography of this film was […]

Washington and Moonchild invigorate rhythmic genre

Washington and Moonchild invigorate rhythmic genre

By Joey Mueser | Staff Writer 01/11/2018 Jazz is a completely different art form all together, and it’s beautifully stuck in this constant state of improvement, which redefines exactly what jazz music is. The genre is at a point where it is not at its end; rather, the history of jazz sets aspiring musicians precariously […]

Spokane school shooting shows tragic effects of bullying

Spokane school shooting shows tragic effects of bullying

Vincent Gullo | Staff Columnist 09/21/17 Earlier this month, in the small town of Spokane, Washington, a sophomore named Caleb Sharpe walked into his high school with two firearms and one intention: to kill. Sharpe killed a fellow student and injured three others before he stood down. At the age of 15, Sharpe may be […]

Duquesne students join Women’s March on Washington

Duquesne students join Women’s March on Washington

Click here for The Duke’s video coverage of the Women’s March on Washington. Craig Taylor | Staff Writer At 4:15 a.m. on Jan. 21, Duquesne speech pathology graduate students Sarah Leech and Jessica Arruda loaded a charter bus headed on a four-hour trip to Washington, D.C. for the Women’s March on Washington. “I just think […]

13 years later, DU remembers 9/11 attacks

13 years later, DU remembers 9/11 attacks

By Julian Routh | News Editor In the late afternoon on Sept. 11, 2001, the Bluff looked more like a ghost town than a college campus. The parking garages were empty, Academic Walk was silent and the only sign of life was in the Student Union ballroom, where the Duquesne community gathered for a spontaneous […]

Show me the money: President’s pay nears $700K

Show me the money: President’s pay nears $700K

By Julian Routh and Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne University President Charles Dougherty is among the top 100 highest paid presidents of private institutions in the country. Dougherty, who is the 97th highest paid, made $678,893 in 2011, according to a Chronicle of Higher Education report of the latest endowment data available. The […]

Seahawks slam the Broncos in the Superbowl

              By Katie Borzellica