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Opinion | What ‘Rick and Morty’ can tell us about American masculinity

Opinion | What ‘Rick and Morty’ can tell us about American masculinity

By Genna Edwards, Senior Staff Columnist

May 19, 2020

The showrunners, Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland, have 70 episodes left. They should use them to change their philosophical tune.

Opinion | Veepstakes: Ranking Biden’s potential VP picks

Opinion | Veepstakes: Ranking Biden’s potential VP picks

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist

May 19, 2020

Here is my ranking of some of the potential VP picks.

Editorial | It’s simple — hazard workers deserve hazard pay

Kroger, a major grocery store chain in the United States, has cut hazard pay for employees.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

May 19, 2020

A person going to work in a store during a pandemic is working in hazardous conditions. And that’s what hazard pay is for.

Opinion | Trump administration’s Title IX changes hurt survivors

Opinion | Trump administration's Title IX changes hurt survivors

By Genna Edwards, Senior Staff Columnist

May 12, 2020

The mere change in the definition of what constitutes sexual harassment will have wide-reaching, chilling consequences.

Opinion | We shouldn’t be afraid to “politicize” coronavirus

Opinion | We shouldn’t be afraid to “politicize” coronavirus

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

May 12, 2020

We shouldn’t politicize the virus — but we should politicize our response to government inaction.

Editorial | Pitt reopening task forces in need of better student representation

Pitt has formed three task forces to investigate many different aspects of what life at the University could look like in the fall.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

May 12, 2020

The task force’s executive committee is missing any representation from the group most impacted by its decisions — students at Pitt.

Humor | Summer quarantine bucket list

Humor | Summer quarantine bucket list

By Alex Dolinger, Staff Columnist

April 19, 2020

Fear not, my friends, for I have gathered a list of activities that can still make this the summer of our dreams.

Opinion | Now is the time for humor

Opinion | Now is the time for humor

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist

April 19, 2020

Humor is important. Not just fun. Not just enjoyable. In a war, humor is the first to perish. It is vital we maintain our desire for humor today and every day following. 

Opinion | The Pitt community should celebrate its successes

Opinion | The Pitt community should celebrate its successes

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

April 19, 2020

I’m proud of all of us and I hope you are, too.

A Farewell to the Opinions Satirist, Allison Dantinne

A Farewell to the Opinions Satirist, Allison Dantinne

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

April 19, 2020

If you don’t know Allison Dantinne, then that’s truly a shame. But, you still have about a week before virtual graduation to find her email at the bottom of one of her satire pieces, email her and arrange a Zoom meeting.

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