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Letter to the Editor | Editorial board’s case against Barrett reveals underlying bias

November 2, 2020

In a recent editorial, the editorial board of The Pitt News wrote that Judge Amy Coney Barrett is “far from qualified” to serve on the Supreme Court. The editorial attempts to support this claim by...

Letter from the Editor | Back to the future with TPN

Letter from the Editor | Back to the future with TPN
August 18, 2020
Welcome back to campus! Or, depending on where you’re reading this, welcome back to the same desk chair you’ve been sitting in since March.

Letter From the Editor | Welcome to Pitt — just keep swimming

Letter From the Editor | Welcome to Pitt — just keep swimming
July 24, 2020
If I can offer you one piece of advice during this tumultuous time, it would be to, as Dory put it best, just keep swimming.

Op-Ed | What’s missing from Pitt’s pandemic planning? A Faculty Union

Op-Ed | What’s missing from Pitt’s pandemic planning? A Faculty Union
July 23, 2020
In an Op-Ed, the Pitt Faculty Organizing Committee argues that during pandemic planning, a certified faculty union is vital and would benefit not just faculty, but the entire Pitt community.

Op-Ed | Making [email protected] more flexible

Op-Ed | Making Flex@Pitt more flexible
July 16, 2020
[email protected] is actually inflexible, and in its current form will result in a suboptimal learning experience.

Op-Ed | Grappling with systemic racism

Hundreds of Black Lives Matter protesters raise their fists in solidarity at the intersection of Forbes Avenue and South Bouquet Street on June 13.
July 7, 2020
Jack Daniel, the first chair of Pitt’s Africana Studies department, says in an op-ed that we in America, and at Pitt, must confront an elephant in the room.

Letter to the Editor | Hold racist white women accountable

Letter to the Editor | Hold racist white women accountable
July 7, 2020
Taylor Robinson argues in a letter to the editor that white women labeled as “Karens” are neither victims of cancel culture nor unprecedented times.

Op-Ed | Working to tell the story right

A column written by former editor-in-chief Don Marbury in the Jan. 16, 1969, edition of The Pitt News.
June 23, 2020
Rev. Don Marbury, the first Black editor-in-chief of The Pitt News, reflects on his experience during the Black Action Society’s 1969 Cathedral of Learning sit-in.

Op-Ed | Pitt Anthropology grad students, alumni stand with Black Lives Matter

Protesters march down Forbes Avenue, in the shadow of the Cathedral of Learning, at a Saturday protest.
June 23, 2020
The settler-colonial history of this country that continues to shape racial hierarchies must be confronted critically in order to create a truly equitable society. We cannot and will not stay silent.

Letter to the editor | Africana Studies as a resource for Black studies courses on campus

Protesters march across the Birmingham Bridge during a protest on June 4.
June 16, 2020
Yolanda Covington-Ward, the chair of the Department of Africana Studies, asks students in a letter to the editor why they have or have not taken Africana Studies classes.
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