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College students should be open to other points of view

College students should be open to other points of view

10/25/2018 By Kelly Myer | Contributor College students are one of the biggest crusaders of free speech. However, they are one of the demographics that most avidly censors their incoming information. Either online or in favor of trigger warnings and safe spaces, college students make sure to communicate that the First Amendment is only applicable […]

Staff Ed: Tragedy in Maryland demonstrates dangers of journalism

Staff Ed: Tragedy in Maryland demonstrates dangers of journalism

Duke Staff 07/09/2018 A newsroom that looks like “a war zone,” according to a witness: that was the scene at the Capital Gazette newsroom near Annapolis, Maryland on June 28, when a gunman opened fire on the local newspaper’s staff. So far, five are dead, decimating a small newsroom of around 50. The actor was […]

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 […]

Tariffs on Canadian paper pose threat to US newsrooms

Tariffs on Canadian paper pose threat to US newsrooms

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor 04/26/18 According to the Associated Press, there were 276,000 more journalists in the country 20 years ago than the 150,000 that work in the U.S. today. In the past two decades, journalism as a profession has decreased by 65 percent. With the proliferation of online news platforms and the sharp […]

Staff Editorial: Searching for middle ground in news coverage

By Duke Staff During times of crisis, it can be overwhelming or confusing as a student to know just what is really going on, many times in the very country we live in. Take for example the storm of government shutdown coverage that continues to rain down on newsstands and feeds across the states. Instantaneous, […]