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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.
Editorial | Pitt’s lack of progress, transparency on a Black studies course requirement is unacceptable

Editorial | Pitt’s lack of progress, transparency on a Black studies course requirement is unacceptable

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 16, 2021
The stagnation and opaqueness of this process makes it easy to doubt the University’s commitment to the lofty goals they laid out in June.
Editorial | Recent increase in anti-trans legislation is a step backwards

Editorial | Recent increase in anti-trans legislation is a step backwards

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 13, 2021
The recent increase in anti-trans legislation is harmful and a step backward for America in acknowledging and accepting the LGBTQ+ community. Trans people need access to health care just as much as any cisgender person does, if not more, and their needs must be respected just like anyone else’s.
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.
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