The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Editorial: Kenyatta’s Kenya

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 25, 2013

After four days of fighting in the upscale Westgate shopping mall in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta declared Tuesday that his forces had “ashamed and defeated” the members...

‘Grand Theft Auto’ poses critical take on society, deserves credit

By Nick Voutsinos / Columnist September 24, 2013

The release of the newest installment in the “Grand Theft Auto” video game series this past week came with a whole list of expectations. If we believe that history has a habit of repeating itself,...

Editorial: State governments begin moving on education reform

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 24, 2013

Delaware’s state education sector has found a new, effective way to combat income equality with regard to equal opportunities for high school students applying to college.In a new effort to ensure equal...

UPMC employees to suffer if Pennsylvania becomes a right-to-work state

By Stephen Suss / Columnist September 23, 2013

In this age, the word “union” carries a negative connotation. Once the sole bastion of the blue-collar worker, to which workers looked for help to ensure receipt of reasonable pay, proper working conditions...

Editorial: Pittsburgh parking authority to improve ticket citation procedure

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 23, 2013

Students and motorists who have been recipients of parking citations need not dread the process as much as they have in the past. Starting on Oct. 1, the Pittsburgh Parking Authority will launch a website...

Editorial: Colleges should take aggressive stance on sexual assault

By The Pitt News Editorial Staff September 18, 2013

Occidental College has finally reached a settlement with a group of students and alumni who filed a federal complaint stating that officials from the school’s Eagle Rock, Calif., campus mishandled...

Ending the intellectual turf war

By Simon Brown / Columnist September 18, 2013

A brutal competition is gripping higher education across the nation. While it can be exciting to watch unfold, it is still mired in bureaucratic mismanagement. Ultimately, it can consume the attention...

Elegant, eloquent students propose constitutional amendment to ban requirements

By Rohith Palli / Columnist September 17, 2013

Disclaimer: The author has read neither “Atlas Shrugged” nor the entirety of “The Wealth of Nations,” but hopes that readers derive pleasure from this most excellent worldview that has been presented....

Editorial: Nation should focus on change through local channels

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 17, 2013

A nauseating feeling permeates the air today as news of Monday’s mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard reaches the victims’ families, bystanders and the nation. We can once again comment on the...

Pittsburgh: Learn the lessons of New York

Pittsburgh: Learn the lessons of New York

By Simon Brown / Columnist September 11, 2013

History always remembers its great leaders by their most daunting challenges: King David and Goliath, George Washington and the redcoats and most recently, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the “Big Gulp”...

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