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Editorial: Inflated tampon prices in prison reflect a larger issue

Editorial: Inflated tampon prices in prison reflect a larger issue

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 9, 2020

While the price of tampons is an important issue and a severe injustice to women in the prison system, it is not the only issue — or the most urgent — that women are faced with.

Opinion | “IOWAit” a better primary system

Opinion | “IOWAit” a better primary system

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist

February 9, 2020

It’s time we do away with caucuses, switch to a ranked choice voting system instead and change which states go first in the primaries.

Editorial: Top 10 things faster than the Iowa Caucus results

Editorial: Top 10 things faster than the Iowa Caucus results

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 6, 2020

These are the top 10 things that are going to arrive faster than the caucus results.

Poetry | The Dana and Lydia Special

Poetry | The Dana and Lydia Special

By Lydia Chlpka, For The Pitt News

February 6, 2020

Lydia Chlpka writes about Diet Cokes, and how they taste better from the fountain — amongst other things — in today’s poem.

Opinion | Odd jobs are the best jobs

Opinion | Odd jobs are the best jobs

By Maggie Durwald, Assistant Opinions Editor

February 5, 2020

I’ve never had an internship or a job one might consider a stepping stone to a “real job,” but I feel that the menial, oftentimes horrible jobs I’ve worked have better prepared me to face life than anything else could.

Satire | Internship Horoscopes

Satire | Internship Horoscopes

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist

February 5, 2020

Feel like you’re gonna get sucked up by the resume gods if you don’t get an internship? Look to the stars for some guidance.

Opinion | Get the ‘useless’ fine arts degree

Opinion | Get the ‘useless’  fine arts degree

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

February 5, 2020

Everyone’s idea of what useless means is different, and regardless, it’s not possible to define whether or not a degree is “useful” based upon the number of jobs available, and the number of people employed directly in the field.

Opinion | This guy wants to give you money

Opinion | This guy wants to give you money

By Ethan Tessler, For The Pitt News

February 5, 2020

Andrew Yang is running for president — and you need to vote for him.

Editorial: Iowa failure shows a lack of concern for voters

Editorial: Iowa failure shows a lack of concern for voters

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 4, 2020

The app should have had more rigorous stress testing done on it before its use, as this debacle communicates a lack of concern for Iowan voters on behalf of the state Democratic Party.

Opinion | The Kobe Dilemma

Opinion | The Kobe Dilemma

By Aidan Segal, Staff Columnist

February 3, 2020

His alleged actions must be acknowledged as a part of his murky legacy.

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