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Opinion | Trump’s executive order for free speech is ineffective

Opinion | Trump’s executive order for free speech is ineffective

By Hayden Timmins, Staff Columnist

March 26, 2019

The order states that the government can withhold federal funds if the school is deemed to have violated the First Amendment, but it offers no specific way of determining this.

Editorial: The GOP isn’t the healthcare party

Editorial: The GOP isn’t the healthcare party

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 26, 2019

Getting rid of the ACA and Trump’s statement are both mistakes that will hurt both the American people and Trump’s reelection bid in 2020.

Editorial: Shooting survivors need more mental health resources

Editorial: Shooting survivors need more mental health resources

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 25, 2019

These people’s pain didn’t stop in the aftermath of the shootings, and they — as well as all others in their terrible position — deserved access to mental health resources to help them process and grieve what they lost.

Opinion | Social media outlets need to deplatform white supremacists

Opinion | Social media outlets need to deplatform white supremacists

By Delilah Bourque, Senior Staff Columnist

March 25, 2019

Social media companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter need to step up their actions against white supremacists and bigoted provocateurs.

Opinion | Pa. marijuana legalization necessary

Opinion | Pa. marijuana legalization necessary

By Julia Kreutzer, Staff Columnist

March 24, 2019

In the push for meaningfully combating racist practices, creating legal opportunities for medicinal and recreational marijuana users and bolstering the state’s economy, approving SB 350 is an instrumental move.

Editorial: Rosfeld decision isn’t surprising, still disappointing

Editorial: Rosfeld decision isn’t surprising, still disappointing

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 24, 2019

The time it took for the jury to reach a decision compared to the gravity of the crime shows how little we value the lives of young black men in America.

Top 10: People we would actually support for president

Top 10: People we would actually support for president

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 21, 2019

Amy Klobuchar defended her harsh staff treatment, claiming toughness is needed to deal with Putin, but has she ever threatened her rival one hour into starting her new job? Gritty has.

Opinion | Serious March horoscopes

Opinion | Serious March horoscopes

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist

March 21, 2019

Just some rigorous and serious March horoscopes. These are arguably the most accurate March horoscopes that can be found today.

Opinion | Anti-hate resolution overshadows anti-Semitism

Opinion | Anti-hate resolution overshadows anti-Semitism

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist

March 20, 2019

While the resolution began as a direct response to Omar’s anti-Semitism, it quickly transgressed into a wishy-washy general prerogative to abstain from all forms of hatred.

Editorial: West Virginia gets creative holding Church accountable for abuse

Editorial: West Virginia gets creative holding Church accountable for abuse

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 20, 2019

The state’s solution to these legal impediments might help in the effort to hold accountable those who enabled the abuse to happen.

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