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Editorial: Seniors remember the top 10 things that happened during their time at Pitt

A water main broke in the Cathedral in September 2017, flooding the first floor.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 16, 2020

As they prepare for virtual graduation, The Pitt News Editorial Board seniors are remembering the best and worst of their time at Pitt. Here are our top 10 events.

Opinion | What Biden can learn from Clinton and Sanders

Opinion | What Biden can learn from Clinton and Sanders

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

April 15, 2020

The last presidential election demonstrated that simply saying “I’m not as bad as Trump” won’t suffice. Wake up, Joe — it’s time to do some work.

Opinion | Plants are more important than ever in the time of COVID-19

Opinion | Plants are more important than ever in the time of COVID-19

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

April 14, 2020

Plants make for great companions during the COVID-19 pandemic because they offer many social, emotional and physical health benefits, yet plants cannot contract nor spread COVID-19.

Editorial: Trump must stop politicizing coronavirus response

U.S. President Donald Trump leaves with Vice President Mike Pence after the coronavirus task force press briefing on Monday at the White House in Washington, D.C.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 14, 2020

Trump needs to remove this partisan attitude from his dealings with the pandemic and simply focus on giving Americans factual information.

Opinion | You’ve got mail(-in ballots)

Voters drop off their presidential primary mail-in ballots at a drop box at King County Elections in Renton, Washington, on March 10.

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist

April 13, 2020

The primary elections in Wisconsin last week were an unnecessary disaster.

Opinion | Sanders’ campaign has ended — and with it, my faith in America

Opinion | Sanders’ campaign has ended — and with it, my faith in America

By Genna Edwards, Staff Columnist

April 13, 2020

The message was clear — half of America, its people and its government, don’t care about you or anyone but themselves.

Editorial: Bail out USPS

The United States Postal Service warned Congress last week that, without a government bailout, it could “run out of cash” by September.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 12, 2020

In the time of COVID-19, mail service is more important than ever.

Opinion | Media shouldn’t rub salt in the wound about COVID-19 pandemic

More than 1 million people are infected with COVID-19 around the world.

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist

April 12, 2020

Life in quarantine isn’t ideal for most people, and it’s mentally and emotionally taxing even for those who don’t know anyone fighting the virus.

Humor | How to make online classes more exciting

Humor | How to make online classes more exciting

By Alex Dolinger, Staff Columnist

April 9, 2020

I’ve realized through several days of online classes that this new world of learning gives us several opportunities for amusement, if only we take advantage. Thus, I bring you my top 10 ways to make your online classes exciting and fun.

Editorial: How to prepare for virtual commencement

Editorial: How to prepare for virtual commencement

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 9, 2020

Pop open a bottle of champagne while Gallagher is giving his speech and get drunk with your parents.

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