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Editorial: It’s too late to fix the Women’s March

The Womens’ March has faced criticism for relying too heavily on female genitalia to demand equality.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 12, 2020

The movement that was born from Trump’s inauguration needs to include and speak for people who aren’t white, and who aren’t cisgender — in order to do so, the Women’s March must rebranded.

Editorial: Top 10 reasons to drop a class

Finding the motivation to go to class in an ideal situation is already hard enough.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 10, 2020

Here’s a list of the top 10 reasons we’re dropping classes — and we suspect you are too — before the add/drop period ends on Jan. 17:

Editorial: Online classes could help make college more affordable

The Mathematics Association of America reports that a quarter of Calculus I students will fail the course.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 8, 2020

It could also lead to a change in the way we charge students for gen eds and other classes offered in person, making Pitt more affordable and therefore more attractive to a more economically diverse group of students.

Editorial: Top 10 things that happened in Pittsburgh this decade

Remember that time a guy got stuck between the walls of Qdoba and Brugger’s? That was when college was still fun and exciting.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

December 6, 2019

As we prepare to enter a new decade, we’ve been reminiscing on important things that happened over the past 10 years. From TikTok and self-driving Ubers, to Ugg Boots coming into fashion to dabbing, whipping and flossing, we’ve seen it all — even if we wish we hadn’t. In honor of 2020 coming around, these are Th...

Editorial: Buy sustainable this holiday season

Celebrating the holidays with an experience, like going to Phipps, instead of a gift is a memorable way to make your friends feel appreciated.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

December 5, 2019

There are several ways to go about finding the perfect gift that is sustainable and special.

Editorial: Pittsburgh should invest in cyber security

Mayor Bill Peduto, pictured here at an event hosted by Pitt College Democrats in October, announced Monday at a City Council budget meeting that the proposed 2020 budget would redirect economic development and create the position of cybersecurity manager.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

December 4, 2019

This is a smart and necessary move, especially given the recent trend of cyber attacks against city governments around the country.

Editorial: Pittsburgh, end public library fines

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

December 2, 2019

Research has already shown that fine-free libraries are extremely beneficial — CLP should work toward making libraries fine-free as soon as possible.

Editorial: Top 10 things Pitt students are doing to prepare for break

According to the National Institute of Health, 65% of the human population is lactose intolerant by adulthood.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 22, 2019

These are the top 10 things Pitt students are doing to prepare for break.

Editorial: We support the Post-Gazette’s byline strike

Journalists of the Post-Gazette are participating in a byline strike to protest what they described as “a tense, toxic environment, bereft of joy and respect.”

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 21, 2019

For a while now, there has been an uneasy, seemingly hostile relationship between journalists at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the newspaper’s higher-ups.

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