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 | Gaming platforms need to do more to address and prevent harm

Editorial | Gaming platforms need to do more to address and prevent harm

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 6, 2022
Concerned parents and players recently criticized the game “Overwatch 2” for hosting custom user modifications that simulate sexual assault and rape.
Opinion | Americans are in over their heads when judging “the economy”

Opinion | Americans are in over their heads when judging “the economy”

By Paul Beer, Staff Columnist November 3, 2022
What are Americans basing their views of the economy on?
Satire | Normalize being the problem

Satire | Normalize being the problem

By Jessica Snyder, Senior Staff Columnist November 3, 2022
The essentials of gaslighting, gatekeeping, girlbossing and all-around being the problem.
President Joe Biden speaks outside Independence Hall in Philadelphia on Sept. 1.

Opinion | Sanctions also kill

By Sofia Uriagereka-Herburger, Staff Columnist November 3, 2022
Presenting sanctions as a nonviolent alternative to warfare or occupation is irresponsible and inaccurate.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, left, and her husband Paul Pelosi at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors State Department Dinner on Dec. 7, 2019.

Editorial | Violent attacks against politicians and their families should not be politicized

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 3, 2022
The recent attack against Paul Pelosi and the lack of denunciation from Republican politicians shows how crucial it is not to politicize violence.
Opinion | A love letter to the excluded

Opinion | A love letter to the excluded

By Sarah Liez, Senior Staff Columnist November 2, 2022
Some empathy and advice to those put down and excluded by others.
Opinion | Democracy demands our due diligence before voting

Opinion | Democracy demands our due diligence before voting

By Grant Van Robays, Staff Columnist November 1, 2022
Vote responsibly by checking midterm ballots for election deniers.
Twitter headquarters is shown in San Francisco, Friday, Oct. 28, 2022.

Editorial | Elon Musk’s ideas for Twitter set a negative precedent for the platform

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 31, 2022
Elon Musk’s plans for Twitter are dangerous and will make the platform less accessible and less safe.
Opinion | Professors need to be more considerate of mental health

Opinion | Professors need to be more considerate of mental health

By Kelly Xiong, Staff Columnist October 31, 2022
During the pandemic, teachers experienced a high rate of burnout, among other challenges. However, they still shouldn’t put unfair expectations on students.
Opinion | Quitting dance was the best thing I’ve done

Opinion | Quitting dance was the best thing I’ve done

By Jameson Keebler, Staff Columnist October 30, 2022
With the distance I have gained I can still appreciate the beauty of ballet. I’m no longer sad that the chapter is over, but instead grateful that I got the opportunity to dance, and now I move on to what comes next.
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