White House

Who wrote it? Anon op-ed in NYT sparks debate

Who wrote it? Anon op-ed in NYT sparks debate

09/13/2018 By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Columnist It has been almost a week since The New York Times released the anonymous op-ed, breaking the news that a number of President Trump’s senior officials are allegedly working against him. In the last few days, I have had many thoughts about who it could have been and […]

Trump’s odd trend of keeping a distance continues

Trump’s odd trend of keeping a distance continues

09/06/2018 By Nayia Faxio-Douglas | Staff Columnist Since Trump was inaugurated as the president of the United States he has created his own agenda, much different from our previous presidents. As a result of Trump’s unique campaign strategy many events that our previous presidents attended have failed to welcome President Trump with open arms. Not […]

Freedom of the press essential to democratic society

Freedom of the press essential to democratic society

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor 04/12/2018 When Bloomberg Law yielded a job listing from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in search of a contractor for a “media monitoring services” project, journalists around the country held their breath. This news, coming in the weeks following the emergence of the propaganda-laden Sinclair Script, sits uneasily in […]

White House should work to combat climate change

White House should work to combat climate change

By Shivani Gosai 2/7/18 One of the most globally pressing issues is the current state of the Earths climate. Increased carbon dioxide and other human-made emissions into the atmosphere are causing our planet to see the warmest years on record. Consequences of our changing climate can be seen through increases in global temperatures, melting ice […]

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 […]

White House taps Duquesne Law grad for agency role

White House taps Duquesne Law grad for agency role

Raymond Arke | News Editor 09/28/17 A Duquesne Law School graduate has received attention from the White House. On Sept. 21, Dana Baiocco, who graduated cum laude in 1997, was nominated by the Trump Administration to the position of commissioner on the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for a seven-year term. The CPSC is the […]

Pens accept invite to White House, disappoint fans

Pens accept invite to White House, disappoint fans

By Duke Staff 9/28/17 On Sept. 24, the Pittsburgh Penguins officially announced that they will be joining President Donald Trump for a ceremony at the White House in honor of the team’s fifth Stanley Cup Championship, which it won back in June. The acceptance of the invitation came immediately after National Football League players were […]