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Abortion rights advocates hold cardboard cutouts of the Supreme Court justices faces in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday.

Editorial | Gutting Roe would solidify the Supreme Court as a dangerously unaccountable institution

By The Pitt News Editorial Board December 2, 2021
On what looks like the eve of Roe’s relegation to history, it’s apparent that the Supreme Court has fully transformed into a partisan institution unfit for democracy.
U.S. Interstate Highway 279, heading northwest out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Opinion | With all that cars have taken, why can’t we let them go?

By Jack Troy, Opinions Editor November 30, 2021
America is too busy sacrificing the environment and quality of our social fabric at the altar of car culture to pay much attention to how destructive it is.
Students study on the first floor of Hillman Library.

Editorial | Top six study tips for finals

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 30, 2021
Thanksgiving break was fun and all, but now it’s time for a generally miserable couple of weeks as we trudge our way through final papers, projects and exams.
Kyle Rittenhouse stands in the courtroom of the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Nov. 18.

Editorial | Self-defense laws need to be clearer

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 29, 2021
A loophole in the self-defense legislation allowed Rittenhouse to walk free. This should not be the norm, but it unfortunately is.
Opinion | The case for Jason Richey, a Republican candidate running for Pennsylvania governor

Opinion | The case for Jason Richey, a Republican candidate running for Pennsylvania governor

By Ben Mankowski, Staff Columnist November 29, 2021
The next elected governor of Pennsylvania should be an outsider — someone who knows the value of hard work, but isn’t a career politician. Jason Richey, is that answer.
Opinion | The elderly should be part of our technological world

Opinion | The elderly should be part of our technological world

By Anna Fischer, Staff Columnist November 19, 2021
If we begin to encourage and assist the elderly in telling their stories online, we can create an archive of phenomenal history and learning opportunities.
A protester rallies with a crowd of UPMC employees on Grant Street during Thursday’s UPMC Essential Worker Strike in Downtown.

Editorial | Happy strikesgiving to UPMC workers

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 19, 2021
We fully back employees’ push for better treatment, and condemn the insultingly low value to which UPMC holds its employees.
Opinion | The air we breathe is killing (some of) us

Opinion | The air we breathe is killing (some of) us

By Grace DeLallo, Staff Columnist November 17, 2021
The air we breathe actively harms the residents of Pittsburgh, and the state government seems to be allowing it.
Mayor-elect Ed Gainey speaks at a post-election party at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts on Nov. 2.

Opinion | Gainey’s election will improve livability for women of color

By Nithya Achanta, Staff Columnist November 17, 2021
Gainey’s objectives will be beneficial to every Pittsburgher, but many of his plans will specifically help Pittsburgh’s women of color.
Taylor Swift attends a Friday premiere for the short film All Too Well in New York.

Satire | What your favorite song from Red (Taylor’s Version) says about you

By Rachel Soloff, Assistant Opinions Editor November 17, 2021
While liking any song on Red (Taylor’s Version) means that you hate Jake Gyllenhaal, here’s what your favorite track really says about you.
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