social media

Whatever comes to mind: Online admiration escalates

Whatever comes to mind: Online admiration escalates

By George Flynn | Opinions Editor I’m a stalker. Not an outright criminal, but then again I guess it is up to you. When I was a junior in high school eons ago, my older friend sent me a few modelling pictures of one of his peers at college. She was blonde, glamorous and resembled […]

Social media websites experience a drop

By Addison Smith | Sports Editor While we all still continue to use it, social media is not as appealing as it was before. Vine was no longer cool after Instagram began to include a video feature. Facebook has become the mom spot (my mom posting photos of her hotel room in Boston included). Twitter just gets […]

DU hits social media milestone

DU hits social media milestone

By Jill Power | The Duquesne Duke Thanks to a 241 percent surge in Duquesne’s social media following, the University’s official Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube pages have accumulated a collective 10,000 followers. All four of Duquesne’s social media outlets are monitored and updated by Duquesne’s Office of Public Affairs. David Jakielo, a former Duquesne […]

Acting professional in the real and virtual world

By Courtney Downing | Student Columnist In an era where people are connecting more and more through social media, personal relationships seem to be forgotten. Sure, it’s easy to add someone on Facebook or send over an email instead of giving them a call. Social networking websites provide a quick way for employers to review […]