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Pitt says acknowledgement document “not a waiver of liability”

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer
August 9, 2020

Pitt said in a statement that one of the documents — a “return to campus student acknowledgement” — is not a liability waiver, but instead a form asking students to recognize the proper behaviors to minimize the risk of the coronavirus.

By Ashton Crawley, Senior Staff Writer
August 4, 2020

History faculty explores roots of racism, protest in America

By Charlie Taylor, Culture Editor
July 30, 2020

Three faculty members from the history department — Laurence Glasco, Laura Lovett and Stoner — spoke about the history of race and protest Thursday morning at the “How Did We Get Here? Histories of Race, Discrimination, and Protest” session.

Unclear when fall classes will move in person, Pitt officials say

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief
July 30, 2020

Pitt officials would not commit on Thursday to a specific or estimated date for when fall classes will move from online only to in person.

‘Allow us the space to be Black’: Diversity forum talks anti-racism with Ibram Kendi

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor
July 29, 2020

According to Ibram Kendi, one of the most important elements of the fight for anti-racist policy is intersectionality, the understanding of how interdependent identities such as race, gender and sexual orientation create overlapping and unique systems of discrimination and privilege.

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