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Opinion | Romanticizing Canada takes away from the nation’s serious issues

Opinion | Romanticizing Canada takes away from the nation’s serious issues

By Loretta Donoghue, Senior Staff Columnist

October 19, 2020

Americans view Canada as a liberal safe haven, but this romanticized view of our neighbors to the North does not tell the whole story.

Poetry | Ode to an oven

Poetry | Ode to an oven

By Alex Dolinger, Senior Staff Columnist

October 16, 2020

Senior Staff Columnist Alex Dolinger laments the fact that they can’t use their oven in this groundbreaking poem.

Opinion | Glee’s homage to Britney Spears changed my life

The second episode of season two of “Glee” pays tribute to singer and songwriter Britney Spears.

By Megan Williams, Contributing Editor

October 15, 2020

Seeing gay women on screen in 2010 was like spotting a fox in the wild.

Opinion | How to survive Zoom University at home

Opinion | How to survive Zoom University at home

By Dalia Maeroff, Staff Columnist

October 13, 2020

Living at home while taking online classes is hard, but there are ways to make it bearable and even enjoyable. More from staff columnist Dalia Maeroff here:

Opinion | Save Pittsburgh, end gentrification

Opinion | Save Pittsburgh, end gentrification

By Paige Lawler, Assistant Opinions Editor

October 13, 2020

Gentrification in Pittsburgh forces long time residents to leave their communities and threatens to ruin the City’s culture and diversity.

Opinion | 10 things to do before signing a lease

Opinion | 10 things to do before signing a lease

By Nina Santucci, Staff Columnist

October 13, 2020

Most students don’t have the advantage of having their parents accompany them on apartment tours, so here are a few things staff columnist Nina Santucci recommends you look out for before signing a lease.

Satire | Things in my South Oakland apartment that just make sense

Satire | Things in my South Oakland apartment that just make sense

By Anne Marie Yurik, Staff Columnist

October 13, 2020

Read about the charm, the class and the elegance that goes hand-in-hand with renting a apartment in South Oakland.

Opinion | You can take your coffee with cream

Opinion | You can take your coffee with cream

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

October 11, 2020

Black coffee sucks, but it sure is trendy. Equally as popular is our obsession with acting tough.

Opinion | Environmental organizations need to support nuclear energy

Opinion | Environmental organizations need to support nuclear energy

By Dalia Maeroff, Staff Columnist

October 9, 2020

By not actively advocating for nuclear energy, environmental organizations are ignoring the research and warnings of leading climate scientists and putting business before our planet.

Satire | October Horoscopes

Satire | October Horoscopes

By Paige Lawler, Assistant Opinions Editor

October 8, 2020

It’s October. I’m exhausted, the stars are exhausted and I’m sure you’re exhausted. Take a break from your midterms and endless Zoom calls to see what kind of advice and insight the stars have decided you need this month. 

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