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Martin Luther King Jr. addresses marchers during his I Have a Dream speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on Aug. 28, 1963.

Editorial | Politicians need to stop disrespecting MLK’s legacy

By The Pitt News Editorial Board January 18, 2022
Politicians who tweet for MLK Day, despite blocking legislation that would help the many Black Americans he fought for, completely dismiss King’s legacy.
Editorial | Pitt needs to have a hybrid option as Omicron spikes

Editorial | Pitt needs to have a hybrid option as Omicron spikes

By The Pitt News Editorial Board January 13, 2022
In order for spring semester to be successful and to keep students and staff healthy, Pitt needs to provide a hybrid option.
Editorial | New semester brings old worries over mental health

Editorial | New semester brings old worries over mental health

By The Pitt News Editorial Board January 9, 2022
Another semester beginning online brings worries about mental wellbeing, especially as students struggle to obtain resources and disability accommodations in trying circumstances.
A Pitt fan cheers during Saturday evening’s ACC Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Editorial | Fall semester had plenty of highlights (and a few lowlights)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board December 10, 2021
We thought it would be fitting to recap the many highlights of this loosely post-pandemic semester, and the occasional lowlight.
Pitt students celebrate Pitts Saturday night ACC Championship win against Wake Forest University at the intersection of Forbes and Oakland avenues.

Editorial | Pitt deserves to celebrate our football victory

By The Pitt News Editorial Board December 6, 2021
Having a good football team is something tangible that everyone can rally around to support, and after a difficult couple years, we deserve to celebrate it.
Abortion rights advocates hold cardboard cutouts of the Supreme Court justices faces in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday.

Editorial | Gutting Roe would solidify the Supreme Court as a dangerously unaccountable institution

By The Pitt News Editorial Board December 2, 2021
On what looks like the eve of Roe’s relegation to history, it’s apparent that the Supreme Court has fully transformed into a partisan institution unfit for democracy.
Students study on the first floor of Hillman Library.

Editorial | Top six study tips for finals

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 30, 2021
Thanksgiving break was fun and all, but now it’s time for a generally miserable couple of weeks as we trudge our way through final papers, projects and exams.
Kyle Rittenhouse stands in the courtroom of the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Nov. 18.

Editorial | Self-defense laws need to be clearer

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 29, 2021
A loophole in the self-defense legislation allowed Rittenhouse to walk free. This should not be the norm, but it unfortunately is.
A protester rallies with a crowd of UPMC employees on Grant Street during Thursday’s UPMC Essential Worker Strike in Downtown.

Editorial | Happy strikesgiving to UPMC workers

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 19, 2021
We fully back employees’ push for better treatment, and condemn the insultingly low value to which UPMC holds its employees.
The proposed Munger Hall at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Editorial | UCSB’s Munger Hall is a mistake, not a model

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 17, 2021
UCSB’s billionaire-backed mega-dorm is based on inhumane and discredited concepts that ignore the needs of students.
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