Off the Bluff is produced by the students of Duquesne University's Media Department

Off the Bluff
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Off the Bluff

Every year, the students of Dr. Mike Dillon’s magazine journalism course hit the streets of one of Pittsburgh’s many neighborhoods. The Neighborhood Project zeroes in on what makes a community¬†tick. The magazine is produced annually and publishes a physical copy late in the spring semester.

East Liberty

This surging neighborhood is bringing commerce while striving the maintain its cultural heritage.


Brookline is a town in the heart of the Steel City weathered by over a century of change but never broken by it.


Thanks to some enterprising reporting, the 2017 issue brings stories of the lesser-known Oakland.