winter

Biking commuters brace for harsh weather arrival

Biking commuters brace for harsh weather arrival

Kaye Burnet | Staff Writer With Halloween behind us and the possibility of freezing rain and snow ahead, one group on campus is affected more than most by the forthcoming precipitation: cycling commuters. According to the Office of Commuter Affairs, commuters make up the majority of Duquesne’s student body. While most commuters drive to campus, […]

Spring Fashion 2017: What to do when winter won’t leave

Spring Fashion 2017: What to do when winter won’t leave

By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer If the pessimistic memes on Twitter about bizarre weather conditions weren’t enough to inform you, Spring 2017 is here. This year, the typically cheerful season promises sporadic sunny days and absolutely zero consistent weather patterns. Already, we’ve seen extreme wind, countless rainy days and have even been affected in […]

Weathering the weather when the going gets cold

Weathering the weather when the going gets cold

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Welcome to the Continuing Misadventures of a Displaced Duquesne Student, a series in which Features Editor Seth Culp-Ressler grapples with his newfound life off campus. For the veterans of apartment life, feel free to laugh at his incompetence. For non-veterans, perhaps the mistakes he chronicles are valuable lessons. Chapter […]

Hacking hot chocolate: Mixing up a winter favorite

Hacking hot chocolate: Mixing up a winter favorite

By Sean Spencer | Staff Writer With Punxsutawney Phil predicting six more weeks of winter, it’s about to get a whole lot colder before it gets any warmer. On a sweeter note, it gives us more time to enjoy one of winter’s best gifts: hot chocolate or cocoa. But some may get bored with the […]

Winter is coming: How to prepare for cold commutes

Winter is coming: How to prepare for cold commutes

By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer It’s about that time of year again. As winter approaches, you can almost hear the groans of 9,500 miserable students wondering why they chose to spend their college years on the literal cliff of a campus that is Duquesne University. No one — not walkers, bikers, drivers, residents, commuters […]

Mother Nature denies Pittsburgh spring weather

By Katie Borzelleca

America preps for terror at Olympics

America preps for terror at Olympics

By Julian Routh | News Editor When the Winter Olympics open in Sochi on Friday, America will be watching as it always does. But this time, America will watch with anxiety. With the probability of terror attacks in Sochi and the surrounding regions “very likely,” according to UK officials, U.S. athletes and their families were […]

Four winter stages give jitters

                  By Katie Borzellica

Staff Editorial: Winter wonderland is less than wonderful

By Duke Staff As snow drifts across the Bluff, and students wear gloves or mittens while clasping hot beverages for warmth, they carry the same conversations across campus: “It’s cold!” Yes, it is. But what’s easy to forget is that in retrospect, this year’s students of Duquesne have it easier in the winter months than […]

Weather colder than has-beens

By Michael Flewelling