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How To Train Your Dragon trilogy finishes strong

<em>How To Train Your Dragon</em> trilogy finishes strong

Natalie Schroeder | Staff Writer 02/28/19 Toothless, Hiccup and Astrid appeared on the big screen for a third time last weekend in How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. The movie earned a “certified fresh” status from Rotten Tomatoes. In this third installment, Toothless and Hiccup go up against a villain much more intimidating […]

New report warns of climate change, fast-coming dangers

New report warns of climate change, fast-coming dangers

10/11/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor The world has a fever, and we’re making it worse. After three years of research, South Korea’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a special report detailing the pressing dangers we can and will face if we don’t take action now. In the past, the study […]

Though the world is laughing, our downfall isn’t funny

Though the world is laughing, our downfall isn’t funny

09/27/2018 By Duke Staff Being the butt of a joke is a position nobody wants to find themselves in, let alone an entire country. This week, the U.S. got to be the world’s joke, as most of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) burst into laughter in the middle of our president’s speech. On Sept. […]

New Jurassic Park puts dry spin on fresh series

New Jurassic Park puts dry spin on fresh series

By Sean Ray / A&E Editor Jurassic World attempts to deliver a message about the dangers of making things bigger, dumber and with less substance. Unfortunately, the film does not heed its own words. In the new Jurassic installment, someone has finally done the impossible and made a working and profitable dinosaur zoo which has […]

Veterans gather at DU for breakfast, praise school for treatment

Veterans gather at DU for breakfast, praise school for treatment

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne hosted more than 680 veterans and their family members at a breakfast Tuesday in the Union Ballroom, which gave veterans the chance to respond to Duquesne’s numerous accolades in veteran treatment. U.S. News and World Report recognized Duquesne as the 28th best school for veterans in the […]

As Ebola spreads, nurses prepare

As Ebola spreads, nurses prepare

By Julian Routh | News Editor The Duquesne School of Nursing is taking steps to educate students on the threat of the Ebola virus, which was transmitted to a second nurse in the United States this week. Nursing school Dean Mary Ellen Glasgow said nursing chairs and curriculum committees are meeting to discuss how to […]

BREAKING: Scotland votes no to independence

BREAKING: Scotland votes no to independence

By Aaron Warnick | The Duquesne Duke The world watched Thursday as the Scottish revolution funneled into polling places. More than 1.5 million Scots voted to reject the union and become an independent nation, but were overruled by the 1.9 million who voted that Scotland and the United Kingdom were “Better Together.” “No,” Scotland voted […]

University deemed ‘best value’ by U.S. News

University deemed ‘best value’ by U.S. News

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor September has arrived, the fall semester is in full bloom and U.S. News and World Report has released the Best Colleges 2014 edition. Duquesne ranks once again as a top tier national university and more notably, one of six Catholic institutions in the top 50 Best Value Schools […]

DU spreads knowledge on autism

By D’Nara Cush | The Duquesne Duke Throughout the month of April Duquesne will help spread awareness across campus in recognition of National Autism Awareness Month. Based on findings from the Center for Disease Control one in 88 American children is effected by autism spectrum disorders. To help create awareness, events will be hosted all […]

Report ranks Duquesne law in top tier

By Pat Higgins | The Duquesne Duke In a recent release from the U.S. News & World Report, Duquesne’s School of Law ranked among the top graduate schools in the country. The report, ranking America’s best graduate schools, placed Duquesne in the top tier of law schools, while the legal writing program was ranked 11th […]