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Editorial | WADA’s ban on marijuana is senseless, unfair to athletes

Editorial | WADA’s ban on marijuana is senseless, unfair to athletes

By The Pitt News Editorial Board July 14, 2021
Richardson’s suspension and, more broadly, the USADA’s reasoning behind banning marijuana use doesn’t hold up to the tiniest bit of scrutiny.
Editorial | It’s not Lil Nas X’s job to cater to homophobes

Editorial | It’s not Lil Nas X’s job to cater to homophobes

By The Pitt News Editorial Board June 30, 2021
It’s not on Lil Nas X to sanitize his art and neatly package it for straight people who might be offended.
Editorial | A $2,500 lottery is no replacement for a vaccine mandate

Editorial | A $2,500 lottery is no replacement for a vaccine mandate

By The Pitt News Editorial Board June 23, 2021
As more contagious COVID-19 variants emerge, it will be crucial to have a fully vaccinated student population that will also be willing to receive potential COVID-19 booster shots in the fall.
Editorial | Top 10 excuses to stay home now that we’re vaccinated

Editorial | Top 10 excuses to stay home now that we’re vaccinated

By The Pitt News Editorial Board June 16, 2021
For the most part, gone are the days where every graduation party invite or text to come to a crowded South O basement can be answered with, “In a pandemic?”
Editorial | DA Zappala acted unethically, must resign

Editorial | DA Zappala acted unethically, must resign

By The Pitt News Editorial Board June 9, 2021
Zappala couldn’t see past his own ego to consider how unilaterally denying plea deals might affect the very people he’s obligated to, as the Allegheny County DA’s website puts it, “protect the rights of.”
Editorial | Celebrities, athletes don’t owe people anything, especially when it comes to their mental health

Editorial | Celebrities, athletes don’t owe people anything, especially when it comes to their mental health

By The Pitt News Editorial Board June 2, 2021
These people are not one-dimensional entertainment machines, nor do they owe the public a thing — not even a press conference.
Editorial | Gainey is a necessary change for Pittsburgh

Editorial | Gainey is a necessary change for Pittsburgh

By The Pitt News Editorial Board May 26, 2021
It’s time for a mayor who will take bold, direct action to combat the heavily intertwined housing and racial justice crises in Pittsburgh, not tinker around the edges with pilots and task forces.
Editorial | CDC’s updated mask guidelines fail to consider social consequences

Editorial | CDC’s updated mask guidelines fail to consider social consequences

By The Pitt News Editorial Board May 18, 2021
The CDC is struggling with poor public health messaging once again.
Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games.”

Editorial | Top 10 Pitt things that could win a Hunger Games simulation

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 23, 2021
Based off of a book series where tributes fight one another until there’s one person left standing, we’ve put together the top 10 Pitt-related things that could probably win one of these simulations.
Editorial | We’ve all had a tough year and that’s OK

Editorial | We’ve all had a tough year and that’s OK

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 19, 2021
As we begin to close out this semester, congratulate yourself. As we gain meaningful ground against COVID-19, allow yourself to look forward.
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