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News outlets should respect grief of students in mourning

News outlets should respect grief of students in mourning

10/11/2018 By Duke Staff Incidents on college campuses that, for whatever reason, reach a wider audience, must be handled with extreme care. At a small university like Duquesne, many students may have a personal connection to the deceased, and will be extremely sensitive to how the occurrence is portrayed in the media. Even more vital, […]

Student publications vital to campus communities

Student publications vital to campus communities

Duke Staff 04/19/2018 The U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment lays out the fundamental dedication to the protection of the press. However, America has struggled with preserving that freedom. Between growing attacks from right-wing politicians and supporters, along with the lack of financial support, newsrooms everywhere are in a tight spot. Similarly, college newsrooms have faced these […]

The ongoing battle between the White House and the press

The ongoing battle between the White House and the press

By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor 12/7/17 Unfortunately, the problem with the Trump administration and the press continues. Justin Sink, news journalist for Bloomberg, reported a strange incident with deputy White House Press secretary Hogan Gidley on Twitter. The exchange happened on a flight from Utah to D.C., where Gidley firmly denied to answer any […]

Duquesne remembers 1968 alum and local media figure, Frank Gottlieb

Duquesne remembers 1968 alum and local media figure, Frank Gottlieb

Raymond Arke | News Editor 11/02/17 An influential local media fixture and Duquesne graduate passed away last week. Frank Gottlieb was a Vietnam War veteran and the former news director for KQV News Radio in Pittsburgh, according to his obituary in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He graduated from Duquesne in 1968 with a degree in print […]

Duquesne Press to reopen in changed format

Duquesne Press to reopen in changed format

Josiah Martin | Staff Writer  09/21/17 Duquesne University Press fans may finally have a reason to rejoice. Though last year’s much-debated budget cuts seemed to spell doom for the academic press, the university has announced a new plan that will allow its existing titles to remain in print and available to the academic community. This […]

The Duke wins six Student Keystone Press awards

The Duke wins six Student Keystone Press awards

The staff of The Duke won six 2016 Student Keystone Press Awards, the Pennsylvania News Media Association announced Wednesday. The awards recognize the best of college journalism in Pennsylvania, with special attention to integrity, relevance and initiative in serving readers. Here is a list of award winners and links to their respective works: First Place- Feature Story: “GO:OD […]