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Lacie Little: You're Un-Fired

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Studies show the number of illegal firings of union activists increasing and the number of union members in the United States dwindling. Workers need legislation to stop it.

Peter Walker: A New Voice on the Dance Scene

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

For a 22-year-old, Walker is refreshingly cognizant of one of dance's most perturbing problems: the need for a choreographer to somehow establish himself as novel when so much has already been produced for the stage.

David Lohr

Missing Nurse's Father: 'All We Have Is Questions And Despair' | David Lohr | Posted 12.22.2014 | Crime

The holiday season has turned into a nightmare for the family of a Pennsylvania nurse who disappeared under mysterious circumstances last week. "It...

Dave Jamieson

Adjunct Professor's Sad Death Mobilizes Union Activists | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.09.2013 | College

WASHINGTON -- After the story of a former Duquesne University teacher who died in poverty went viral, adjunct professors and activists are petitionin...

Who Was Mary Margaret Vojtko? Why Should We Care?

Khanh Ho | Posted 11.25.2013 | College
Khanh Ho

Universities, nowadays, purposefully dole out a meager ration of jobs so that adjuncts will never achieve a full time status and it is to their benefit to manage labor in this inhumane way in order to puff up the paychecks of football coaches and administrators.

Adjunct Instructor's Obit Stirs Controversy On Low Pay

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.19.2013 | College

An op-ed went viral Wednesday, in which the last days of Duquesne University adjunct instructor Margaret Mary Vojtko were described as emblematic of t...

Catholic University Sues Insurer Because It Reimbursed Birth Control | Posted 10.04.2011 | College

Duquesne University on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Highmark Inc., claiming that the insurer improperly paid reimbursements for birth control and o...

Preston Plevretes: Football Concussions Link To Brain Damage All To Clear In Jersey Player

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MARLBORO, N.J. — Tammy and Ted Plevretes don't need more research to link football concussions to devastating brain damage. They need only look...

Scandalous Sex on Campus

Joanne Rendell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Joanne Rendell

Grisham is just the latest in a line of authors who've written university stories featuring sex scandals -- or, at the very least, stories of sexually inappropriate relations on campus.

John Grisham Book Upsets Pittsburgh University

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

PITTSBURGH — Officials at Duquesne (doo-KAYN') University in Pittsburgh are upset that best-selling author John Grisham mentions the school in c...