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Opinion | The elderly should be part of our technological world

Opinion | The elderly should be part of our technological world

By Anna Fischer, Staff Columnist November 19, 2021
If we begin to encourage and assist the elderly in telling their stories online, we can create an archive of phenomenal history and learning opportunities.
Opinion | The air we breathe is killing (some of) us

Opinion | The air we breathe is killing (some of) us

By Grace DeLallo, Staff Columnist November 17, 2021
The air we breathe actively harms the residents of Pittsburgh, and the state government seems to be allowing it.
Mayor-elect Ed Gainey speaks at a post-election party at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts on Nov. 2.

Opinion | Gainey’s election will improve livability for women of color

By Nithya Achanta, Staff Columnist November 17, 2021
Gainey’s objectives will be beneficial to every Pittsburgher, but many of his plans will specifically help Pittsburgh’s women of color.
Taylor Swift attends a Friday premiere for the short film All Too Well in New York.

Satire | What your favorite song from Red (Taylor’s Version) says about you

By Rachel Soloff, Assistant Opinions Editor November 17, 2021
While liking any song on Red (Taylor’s Version) means that you hate Jake Gyllenhaal, here’s what your favorite track really says about you.
Skin lightening products in a store.

Opinion | Skin bleaching products are harmful to the Black community

By Ashanti McLaurin, Staff Columnist November 17, 2021
Skin bleaching is harmful and toxic to the Black community by degrading darker skin tones and perpetuating colorism.
Opinion | Listening to sad music isn’t bad for you, it’s actually healthy

Opinion | Listening to sad music isn’t bad for you, it’s actually healthy

By Sarah Liez, Staff Columnist November 15, 2021
Sad music does not — as many people believe — make you feel worse. In actuality, it can help you feel better.
Opinion | It is OK to be extra tired this semester

Opinion | It is OK to be extra tired this semester

By Talia Spillerman, Staff Columnist November 15, 2021
Transitioning back to face-to-face interactions in unfamiliar environments and new circumstances this semester can be exhausting.
Summer Lee, D-34, speaks at Pittsburgh’s TEDxWomen event on Nov. 29, 2018. Lee announced her run for U.S. Congress on Oct. 19.

Collab Column | PA-18 House race — excitement and indecision

By The Pitt News Staff November 12, 2021
It’s been a remarkably successful few years for progressives in the Pittsburgh area.
Opinion | Fancy high-rises have nothing on Central Oakland

Opinion | Fancy high-rises have nothing on Central Oakland

By Ben Mankowski, Staff Columnist November 10, 2021
Living in the heart of Central Oakland, rather than the outskirts of the neighborhood where many of these luxury apartments are located, gives students the opportunity to learn how to contribute to a community.
Halket Street in Oakland.

Opinion | You don’t have to live in Oakland

By Jessica Snyder, Staff Columnist November 9, 2021
There are many places where a Pitt student can live and enjoy their college life — it doesn’t just stop in Oakland.
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