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Editorial: Pittsburgh, protect our sanitation workers

Editorial: Pittsburgh, protect our sanitation workers

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 26, 2020

Sanitation workers are providing essential, life sustaining services for the Pittsburgh community during this time. They deserve to be protected — with both gear and hazard pay — while working under such conditions.

Editorial: Voting is still your civic duty, even during a pandemic

Editorial: Voting is still your civic duty, even during a pandemic

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 24, 2020

It’s vital that everyone who is registered to vote in Pennsylvania — and anywhere else in the U.S., for that matter — keep track of the date of any and all upcoming elections and prioritize voting.

Editorial: Post-Gazette wrong to give Shapiro’s xenophobia a platform

Editorial: Post-Gazette wrong to give Shapiro’s xenophobia a platform

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 22, 2020

While Shapiro has the freedom to express his opinion as he wishes, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette should not be giving Shapiro, or his racism, a platform.

Editorial: Pitt, give students a pass/fail option

Editorial: Pitt, give students a pass/fail option

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 19, 2020

Right now, we’re facing a worldwide pandemic, and in these circumstances, students should have the space to take care of themselves and do their school work without agonizing about their grades — especially with the abrupt shift to online classes.

Editorial: Pitt’s new dining contract shows the importance of listening to students

Editorial: Pitt’s new dining contract shows the importance of listening to students

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 17, 2020

Pitt deserves praise for this choice, having listened to student input and taking what was said seriously. The University should continue to do so.

Editorial: Students, it’s time to take social distancing seriously

Editorial: Students, it’s time to take social distancing seriously

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 15, 2020

It is imperative that people, including college students now free from the constraints of the classroom, are serious about adopting the practice of social distancing.

Editorial: Top 10 things to do in Oakland over Spring Break

Editorial: Top 10 things to do in Oakland over Spring Break

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 5, 2020

Well actually, there are a few half-decent things to do while Oakland is deserted. Here are the Editorial Board’s top 10.

Editorial: It’s time to condense the primary process

Editorial: It’s time to condense the primary process

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 4, 2020

The United States should condense the far-reaching spread of primary elections into a single, nationwide day of primaries.

Editorial: Pitt, don’t stall on divestment, just vote

Editorial: Pitt, don’t stall on divestment, just vote

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 1, 2020

The findings would then be sent to the board. Gallagher and Board chairperson Eva Tansky Blum must not choose the route of forming an advisory committee, which seems like a waste of time considering the existing amount of evidence that divestment has worked for other universities.

Editorial: Top 10 ways to celebrate Oakland’s 233rd birthday

Editorial: Top 10 ways to celebrate Oakland’s 233rd birthday

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 28, 2020

These are the editorial board’s top 10 suggestions for getting Oakland’s birthday party started.

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