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Opinion | The minimum wage must be equivalent to a living wage

Opinion | The minimum wage must be equivalent to a living wage

By Ethan Tessler, Senior Staff Columnist March 26, 2021
At a minimum, workers should earn enough to cover basic expenses and have money left over for discretionary use.
Editorial | Ban assault weapons now

Editorial | Ban assault weapons now

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 25, 2021
In order to curb mass shootings, the United States needs to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines now.
Opinion | Handling the ‘hangxiety’

Opinion | Handling the ‘hangxiety’

By Nina Santucci, Staff Columnist March 24, 2021
The hangover after a night of drinking can be rough, but the anxiety with it, also referred to as “hangxiety,” can be just as brutal.
Opinion | Pandemic stress exacerbates harm in drinking among college students

Opinion | Pandemic stress exacerbates harm in drinking among college students

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist March 24, 2021
Pandemic-induced stress has not only exacerbated mental health issues but changed drinking culture to more of a coping mechanism.
Opinion | We need to abolish tabloids

Opinion | We need to abolish tabloids

By Rachel Soloff, Senior Staff Columnist March 22, 2021
Tabloids are a harmful form of “gotcha” journalism that hurts celebrities’ mental health.
Opinion | Stop rationalizing gender-based violence

Opinion | Stop rationalizing gender-based violence

By Mackenzie Oster, Staff Columnist March 22, 2021
Gender-based violence is causing harm to every country and every culture. Reform is necessary to combat the discrimination against women in America.
Bankers Life Fieldhouse will host the 2021 NCAA men's basketball tournament games in the first and second rounds and the Sweet 16.

Editorial | The NCAA failed its female athletes

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 22, 2021
The NCAA’s failure to provide equal amenities for men and women’s basketball teams is inexcusable.
Acworth resident Derrick Franklin places flowers near the entrance of Youngs Asian Massage Parlor Wednesday, March 17, 2021 in Cherokee County, Georgia.

Editorial | Community must take action to stop anti-Asian attacks

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 19, 2021
People should take a step back and look squarely at ways they might contribute to anti-Asian rhetoric.
Opinion | Ramanan’s three-headed SGB presidency

Opinion | Ramanan’s three-headed SGB presidency

By Jack Troy, Staff Columnist March 18, 2021
SGB President-elect Ramanan’s decision to appoint co-chiefs of staff may seem like a healthy compromise at first, but ]this signals a lack of leadership and direction for SGB.
Opinion | It’s time to talk about OCD

Opinion | It’s time to talk about OCD

By Alex Dolinger, Senior Staff Columnist March 16, 2021
We can’t wait around for comprehensive OCD conversation and representation.
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