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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Letter from the editor | Silhouettes

By Rebecca Johnson, Managing Editor April 6, 2022

Every year since I started working at The Pitt News, I find myself anxiously waiting for the Silhouettes magazine’s release and to discover, along with the rest of the Pitt community, the hidden gems...

Letter from the editor | Silhouettes

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief April 6, 2022

David Dinkins, the late former mayor of New York, once said the grand city was a “gorgeous mosaic” of so many different kinds of people coming together and living in one place. I’d like to think...

Letter to the Editor | Et tu The Pitt News?

By Tom Davis, Clinical assistant professor of business administration October 1, 2021
In the absence of that kind of objectivity, editorials that take a tone like this are doing no more than pandering to their base — whoever that is — and adding to the decline.
Op-Ed | Why I Oppose Unionization: An Open Letter to My Colleagues

Op-Ed | Why I Oppose Unionization: An Open Letter to My Colleagues

I agree that faculty should have significant say in the conditions of their workplace. Our system of shared governance already provides this.
Op-Ed | A faculty union means a better University for Pitt students

Op-Ed | A faculty union means a better University for Pitt students

My colleagues and I want nothing more than to collaborate with the administration to address problems like these and make Pitt a stronger institution. With our union, we’ll be able to have those discussions as equals.
Letter from the editor | Another year for the books

Letter from the editor | Another year for the books

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief August 19, 2021
Welcome back to campus! Walk down Fifth Avenue and take in the heightened buzz as students pour back into Oakland. Oh, and also the cautious optimism about the return to in-person classes.
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.
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