Panel Discussion at Methodist University Focuses on How to Spot Fake News

The Writing Center at Methodist University will host its second annual panel discussion entitled #FakeNews on Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. in Yarborough Auditorium on campus. The public is invited.

The panel will discuss how best to identify real news from reputable sources and will shine a light on the social and political costs of holding falsehood and fantasy as truth.

Methodist University Welcomes New Students to Orientation

Methodist University will welcome 566 new students, including 360 freshmen, when New Student Orientation begins on Thursday, Aug. 16. Move-in and registration open at 8 a.m. Orientation activities will run through Sunday, followed by the first day of classes on Monday, Aug. 20.

Campus and community volunteers, many from area churches, will be on hand to greet the students and their families and help them move into their residence halls on Thursday.

Highlights of orientation include:

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Presidential Lecture Series featuring Linda Greenlaw

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Foreign Film Series: "Parada"

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