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Opinion | Stop shaming guilty pleasures

Opinion | Stop shaming guilty pleasures

By Anne Marie Yurik, Senior Staff Columnist 12:08 am
The world sometimes feels like a flaming garbage fire, so we should all be given the space to shamelessly partake in our guilty pleasures.
Opinion | The world needs to protect migrant workers

Opinion | The world needs to protect migrant workers

By Kartik Kannan, Staff Columnist 12:08 am
The world must enhance protections for migrant workers in order to prevent their plight from becoming a global humanitarian crisis.
Opinion | We place too much importance on academic writing

Opinion | We place too much importance on academic writing

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist March 2, 2021
Books and writing don't need reports, they don't need structure and they don't need to be organized.
Opinion | Let me say

Opinion | Let me say “f—“

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist March 1, 2021
The word “f---” is by far the best four-letter-f-word.
Opinion | Biden must take a hardline on Saudi Arabia to save Yemen

Opinion | Biden must take a hardline on Saudi Arabia to save Yemen

By Jack Troy, For The Pitt News February 26, 2021
The Biden administration should freeze all arms sales and limit trade with the kingdom until the Saudis withdraw from this cruel war.
Rakesh Tikait, spokesperson of Bhartiya Kisan Union, addressing farmers during the demonstration on Saturday, Feb. 6, in Ghaziabad, India. Farmers called for roads to be blocked across the country as protests continue against the central government's recent agricultural bill.

Opinion | The danger of foreign activism in Indian affairs

By Kartik Kannan, Staff Columnist February 24, 2021
Foreign activists involved in Indian affairs must recognize the risks posed by India’s distrust of foreigners and increasingly authoritarian politics.
The Berks County Detention Center, located in Leesport, Pennsylvania, held 23 children in 2019 and is leased by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Opinion | The Berks County Detention Center must be shut down

By India Krug, Staff Columnist February 24, 2021
The Berks County Detention Center in Leesport has been labeled a “baby jail” and must be shut down.
Opinion | The lack of inclusivity on the Bachelor is still a problem

Opinion | The lack of inclusivity on the Bachelor is still a problem

By Remy Samuels, Senior Staff Columnist February 23, 2021
Despite the introduction of Matt James, the first Black bachelor, the franchise continues to have issues of inclusivity and fails to represent a diverse group of contestants.
Opinion | Record labels need to help not hurt artists

Opinion | Record labels need to help not hurt artists

By Rachel Soloff, Senior Staff Columnist February 21, 2021
The recording industry preys on young artists and forces them to sign unfair contracts instead of helping their careers succeed.
Satire | Love after Valentine’s Day

Satire | Love after Valentine’s Day

By Anne Marie Yurik, Staff Columnist February 21, 2021
Columnist Anne Marie Yurik discovers what love really looks like, without the rose-colored Valentine’s Day glasses.
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