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Letter from the editor | A symphony of college life

Letter from the editor | A symphony of college life

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief June 28, 2021
Starting a personal transition at a time of massive global transition may seem overwhelming. Frankly, it’s daunting. But if I can offer you one piece of advice during this time, it is that your experience at Pitt is ultimately a grand symphony which you will weave together.
Op-Ed | Calling all Pitt students — we must stand up for abortion rights

Op-Ed | Calling all Pitt students — we must stand up for abortion rights

Standing up for abortion availibilty is essential to ensuring the right to choose remains for everyone.

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

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

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief 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

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief 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

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 Flex@Pitt more flexible

Op-Ed | Making [email protected] more flexible

[email protected] is actually inflexible, and in its current form will result in a suboptimal learning experience.
Hundreds of Black Lives Matter protesters raise their fists in solidarity at the intersection of Forbes Avenue and South Bouquet Street on June 13.

Op-Ed | Grappling with systemic racism

By Jack Daniel, Retired Pitt administrator 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

Taylor Robinson argues in a letter to the editor that white women labeled as “Karens” are neither victims of cancel culture nor unprecedented times.
A column written by former editor-in-chief Don Marbury in the Jan. 16, 1969, edition of The Pitt News.

Op-Ed | Working to tell the story right

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.
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