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Pa. House Speaker won’t seek 10th term

By Jon Moss, News Editor
January 23, 2020

The speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Mike Turzai, R-28, announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election this year and instead work in the private sector. He made the announcement at a press conference in McCandless, located about 30 minutes north of Oakland.

By Lucy Li, For The Pitt News
January 23, 2020

Heinz Chapel holds MLK Interfaith Service

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer
January 22, 2020

At Heinz Memorial Chapel Tuesday evening, worshippers of different faiths sat in the same pews and celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Analysis: Comparing Pitt’s current Ballard Spahr spending with pre-unionization

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
January 21, 2020

Since the graduate and faculty union campaigns launched in 2016, Pitt has paid more than $1.3 million to “union avoidance” legal giant Ballard Spahr — an average of $328,000 per year.

Pittsburgh Against Fascism in India holds teach-in

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Assistant News Editor
January 21, 2020

The Pittsburgh Against Facism in India Teach-in was held to educate people on India's current political state.

SGB honors the memory of Pitt student Barbara Como
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