media literacy

OP-ED: Cancelling newspaper program a mistake

OP-ED: Cancelling newspaper program a mistake

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 06/21/18 My Duquesne morning routine is pretty simple. Wake up, shower, get dressed, pick up a free New York Times and go to breakfast. Each weekday, every student had a choice of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, New York Times or  USA Today waiting for them in their dorm building, completely free. Both […]

Free national newspaper program discontinued by Duquesne

Free national newspaper program discontinued by Duquesne

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor With the arrival of the fall 2018 semester, students can expect a notable change around campus: The SGA-sponsored newsstands providing free copies of The New York Times, USA Today and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette will no longer be in place. The newsstands had a previously-permanent home in the Student Union, law school […]

Panel suggests ways to fight back against fake news

Panel suggests ways to fight back against fake news

Raymond Arke | News Editor 01/25/18 Fake news. Alternative facts. Crooked media. Over the past year, these phrases have fixated themselves into everyday life. The dangers these labels present and what they really mean took center stage at “Media Literacy and Battling Fake News,” a panel discussion sponsored by the Duquesne chapter of the Society […]