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

A police officer stands watch at the entrance of 36th Street Station after multiple people were shot on a subway train in Brooklyn on Tuesday.

Editorial | Police funds don’t go toward our safety

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 15, 2022
Money for policing doesn’t actually keep citizens safe, which the NYPD demonstrated during the Brooklyn shooter situation.
Satire | Passover is objectively the best holiday

Satire | Passover is objectively the best holiday

By Rachel Soloff, Opinions Editor April 15, 2022
The Jewish holiday of Passover is the best one ever — what other holiday do you leave out wine for a ghost?!
Opinion | It’s time to get over your fear of the female body

Opinion | It’s time to get over your fear of the female body

By Sarah Liez, Senior Staff Columnist April 14, 2022
Society is grounded in a widespread phobia of the female body, but it doesn’t have to be that way.
Editorial | Clemson College Republicans shouldn’t hide behind respectability politics

Editorial | Clemson College Republicans shouldn’t hide behind respectability politics

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 13, 2022
The Clemson College Republicans condemning a drag show politicizes a fun university event and alienates queer and transgender students.
Opinion | COVID-19 isn’t over, now it’s your problem to deal with

Opinion | COVID-19 isn’t over, now it’s your problem to deal with

By Harsh Hiwase, Staff Columnist April 13, 2022
We should not get carried away with mask-optional policies and trust our intuitions.
Opinion | The creator economy can hurt users

Opinion | The creator economy can hurt users

By Ebonee Rice-Nguyen, Staff Columnist April 12, 2022
Social media no longer feels like a community, but instead like a platform for me to sell a filtered version of myself.
The honors college on the 36th floor of the Cathedral of Learning.

Opinion | There is little opportunity for humanities majors in the Honors College

By Livia LaMarca, Staff Columnist April 11, 2022
If Pitt is going to advertise the Honors College to all majors, there need to be more courses and opportunities available to students across all subjects and disciplines.
Opinion | We are too dependent on technology

Opinion | We are too dependent on technology

By Jessica Snyder, Senior Staff Columnist April 10, 2022
Not everyone has the money for a smartphone or a computer, but we’ve created a society where you have to.
Editorial | 7 Bigelow Bash performances we want to see

Editorial | 7 Bigelow Bash performances we want to see

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 10, 2022
Bigelow Bash is Pitt’s annual spring concert. Sunday was the 2022 celebration, where Flo Milli starred as the main act. Here are The Pitt News Editorial Board’s suggested performers for years to come.
Opinion | The core issue with the U.S. pandemic response is tied to personal freedom

Opinion | The core issue with the U.S. pandemic response is tied to personal freedom

By Ashwat Subbaraman, For The Pitt News April 7, 2022
We must weigh the consequences of limiting personal freedom to understand where the U.S. pandemic response failed.
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