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Opinion | Point: Dear Pitt, continue investing in fossil fuels

Opinion | Point: Dear Pitt, continue investing in fossil fuels

By Josh Beylinson, Staff Columnist

March 3, 2020

However, there are a number of other reasons why fossil fuel divestment should not be adopted by the University.

Opinion | Win with Warren

Opinion | Win with Warren

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist

March 1, 2020

She is the best person to serve as president of the United States.

Humor | Pittsburgh Port Authority Bus Alignment

Humor | Pittsburgh Port Authority Bus Alignment

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist

February 28, 2020

Yes, buses have personalities. And yes, I’m only choosing a select few that have distinct vibes or that I have personal feelings about. Shut up. I’m tired and correct.

Opinion | Social media platforms should restrict diet product marketing

Opinion | Social media platforms should restrict diet product marketing

By Nina Santucci, Staff Columnist

February 27, 2020

Instagram’s updated restrictions are a step in the right direction for making social media a better environment for its mostly young and impressionable audience and will hopefully lessen exposure to the harmful messages often sent by diet products.

Opinion | Cancel Peter Kavinsky

Opinion | Cancel Peter Kavinsky

By Genna Edwards, Staff Columnist

February 27, 2020

Peter didn’t stand up for Lara Jean when an ex-best friend of hers posted a sexual video of Lara online without Lara's consent — thus he is canceled, y’all.

Opinion | Legalized sports betting is a horrible idea

Opinion | Legalized sports betting is a horrible idea

By Ethan Tessler, Staff Columnist

February 26, 2020

The full legalization of sports betting will prey on individuals susceptible to the adrenaline rush and fast money associated with the act.

Opinion | The privilege of an eating disorder diagnosis

Opinion | The privilege of an eating disorder diagnosis

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

February 25, 2020

I am the thin woman who became thinner. I am white. I have health insurance that covered the cost of my treatment, and because of this, I had clinicians who fought for me when I couldn’t fight for myself. I got a diagnosis, and so, I have my life.

Opinion | Battling seasonal depression

Opinion | Battling seasonal depression

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist

February 25, 2020

Instead of succumbing to misery for the whole season, students should try out different methods of battling Seasonal Affective Disorder and see what works for them.

Opinion | Bloomberg undermines and threatens Democratic values

Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

February 23, 2020

His obscene personal wealth, deeply troubling political record and corrupt campaign strategy make him one of the largest threats to the integrity of the Democratic Party. 

Poetry | Goodwill Mugs

Poetry | Goodwill Mugs

By Lydia Chlpka, Staff Columnist

February 21, 2020

Mugs — not matching — are being used for not-drinking. They hold

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