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Editorial | Allowing students to attend football games is too risky

Pitt announced Thursday that it would allow fans to return to Heinz Field to watch the football team’s two remaining home games.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 19, 2020

Fans should not be allowed back inside Heinz Field, as there is no foolproof way to stop people from congregating inside the stadium or to ensure that all precautions are followed.

Editorial | Judge Barrett is unfit for Supreme Court

Judge Amy Coney Barrett is President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 17, 2020

Barrett’s values are problematic for many reasons, and many of them don’t align with the majority of America.

Editorial | Pitt’s move to guarded will do more harm than good

Pitt announced on Friday its plans to move into the “Guarded risk” posture, the lowest tier of its reopening system, beginning Oct. 19.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 11, 2020

Moving into the Guarded risk posture puts students and the greater Oakland community at risk.

Editorial | Stop commodifying activism

Magnets and buttons for sale are displayed at the 2019 Pittsburgh Womens’ March.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 9, 2020

When we turn to capitalism and start selling goods with funny taglines, it distracts from larger issues of politics and justice that need to be recognized and advocated for.

Editorial | Student Self-Care Days provide little care

Editorial | Student Self-Care Days provide little care

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 6, 2020

The thought of a student self-care day in a week and a half feels like putting a band-aid on a broken leg.

Editorial | The coronavirus pandemic mattered long before Trump’s infection

President Donald Trump wears a protective face mask in a motorcade outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center during his treatment for COVID-19 on Sunday in Bethesda, Maryland.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 4, 2020

It is inexcusably selfish for President Trump and his administration to suddenly care about the coronavirus now that they are directly impacted by it.

Editorial | Pennsylvania’s ‘election integrity’ panel lacks integrity

Editorial | Pennsylvania’s ‘election integrity’ panel lacks integrity

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 2, 2020

If state house Republicans really want to make sure the upcoming election has “integrity,” they should focus on tangible problems like easing voter suppression and removing technical mail-in ballot rules.

Editorial | Democrats must actively work against Supreme Court nomination

President Donald Trump arrives with Judge Amy Coney Barrett to introduce her as his Supreme Court Associate Justice nominee in the Rose Garden of the White House on Sept. 26.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 28, 2020

Senate Democrats must take substantive, physical action to stall the confirmation of a new Supreme Court justice.

Editorial | Do not dismiss Trump’s noncommitment to transfer power

President Donald Trump during his news conference at the White House on Wednesday.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 25, 2020

Trump’s implication that he will hold onto power should he lose the November election is absolutely unacceptable and ought to be treated as such.

Editorial | We need to talk about WeChat

In this photo illustration, the WeChat app is displayed in the App Store on an Apple iPhone.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 20, 2020

Outrage over President Donald Trump’s attempts to ban TikTok in the United States has erupted on social media over the past few months. But there’s another app, WeChat, that the administration is looking to place restrictions on.

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