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Editorial: Link between pollution and COVID-19 mortality rate should have Allegheny County’s attention

Editorial: Link between pollution and COVID-19 mortality rate should have Allegheny County’s attention

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 7, 2020

It’s imperative that the county, of all places, considers this correlation and has a frank and honest conversation about tackling air pollution once this pandemic is over.

Editorial: In the time of COVID-19, here’s how you can help domestic violence victims

Editorial: In the time of COVID-19, here’s how you can help domestic violence victims

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 5, 2020

But actually, there’s a lot we can do, just from inside our houses. 

Editorial: All universities should suspend SAT, ACT admission requirements

Editorial: All universities should suspend SAT, ACT admission requirements

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 2, 2020

Because access to these tests is now limited and they statistically don’t represent intelligence or ability fairly, all universities in the United States should follow UC’s lead and suspend entrance test requirements.

Editorial: Top 10 positive things going on right now

Editorial: Top 10 positive things going on right now

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 31, 2020

With all the depressing news of the last month or two, we’re almost certain you’ve been missing out on some of the good things that have happened.

Editorial: Students should be paid in the federal stimulus package

Editorial: Students should be paid in the federal stimulus package

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 29, 2020

The recently passed economic rescue package pays $1,200 to every American adult, with a few exceptions. Students deserve to be included in the package.

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.

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