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Congressperson Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks with reporters after a meeting with then-President Donald Trump at the White House on April 21, 2020.

Editorial | Republicans must condemn Matt Gaetz

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 12, 2021
Republicans must renounce Matt Gaetz as strongly as they did Gov. Cuomo.
According to the two latest updates from the COVID-19 Medical Response Office, Pitt recorded a combined 97 new student cases between March 30 and April 5, a significant increase in the virus’ prevalence on campus this semester.

Editorial | Pitt has repeatedly made the same mistakes with COVID-19

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 7, 2021
The current surge in COVID-19 cases mirrors events from last fall.
Spartan Pharmacy opened a vaccine clinic in Oak Hill, the neighborhood next to West Oakland, on Tuesday morning.

Editorial | Oak Hill vaccine clinic shows us what’s wrong with Pa.’s vaccine rollout

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 2, 2021
Pitt students waited in line for hours at a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Oak Hill on Tuesday.
People enjoy themselves as they walk along Ocean Drive on March 18 in Miami Beach, Florida. College students have arrived in the South Florida area for the annual spring break ritual.

Editorial | No, you don’t need to go to Florida

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 30, 2021
You can’t justify going to Florida, no matter how hard you try. Just stay home.
A photo provided by the office of Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, shows detainees in a Customs and Border Protection overflow facility in Donna, Texas, on March 20.

Editorial | There’s no room for partisanship at the border

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 29, 2021
The situation at the U.S.-Mexico border is a human rights issue where there is no space for partisan politics.
Editorial | Ban assault weapons now

Editorial | Ban assault weapons now

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 25, 2021
In order to curb mass shootings, the United States needs to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines now.
Bankers Life Fieldhouse will host the 2021 NCAA men's basketball tournament games in the first and second rounds and the Sweet 16.

Editorial | The NCAA failed its female athletes

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 22, 2021
The NCAA’s failure to provide equal amenities for men and women’s basketball teams is inexcusable.
Acworth resident Derrick Franklin places flowers near the entrance of Youngs Asian Massage Parlor Wednesday, March 17, 2021 in Cherokee County, Georgia.

Editorial | Community must take action to stop anti-Asian attacks

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 19, 2021
People should take a step back and look squarely at ways they might contribute to anti-Asian rhetoric.
Port Authority buses remind people to stay at home.

Editorial | We are once again asking students to take social distancing seriously

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 14, 2021
This won’t go away unless we take action to protect ourselves and others.
Pitt moved postures — from Elevated to Guarded risk — early Thursday morning.

Editorial | Pitt’s move to Guarded risk is concerning, unnecessary

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 12, 2021
Pitt transitioned from Elevated to Guarded risk posture Thursday morning.
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