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Opinion | Fancy high-rises have nothing on Central Oakland

Opinion | Fancy high-rises have nothing on Central Oakland

By Ben Mankowski, Staff Columnist November 10, 2021
Living in the heart of Central Oakland, rather than the outskirts of the neighborhood where many of these luxury apartments are located, gives students the opportunity to learn how to contribute to a community.
Halket Street in Oakland.

Opinion | You don’t have to live in Oakland

By Jessica Snyder, Staff Columnist November 9, 2021
There are many places where a Pitt student can live and enjoy their college life — it doesn’t just stop in Oakland.
Satire | Housing Horoscopes: What your housing says about you

Satire | Housing Horoscopes: What your housing says about you

By Nadiya Greaser, Staff Columnist November 9, 2021
We all judge people for where they live. Here’s what your housing says about you.
Stacey Sarmiento places flowers at a memorial in Houston on Sunday to honor her friend, Rudy Peña, who died at the Astroworld music festival.

Editorial | Those responsible for the tragedy at the Astroworld Festival need to be held accountable

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 8, 2021
The death of eight people is absolutely inexcusable and steps must be taken to prevent events like this from becoming unsafe. 
Healthy Ride bikes on OHara Street.

Opinion | How to maneuver through Oakland affordably

By Nina Santucci, Staff Columnist November 8, 2021
Every form of transportation available comes at an expense — money, stress and time — so let’s determine which is the most affordable, convenient and practical for college students.
Opinion | We owe our neighbors equal use of public space

Opinion | We owe our neighbors equal use of public space

By Nadiya Greaser, Staff Columnist November 4, 2021
If we as a community believe that disabled people should have full use of public space, it becomes a violation of our principles to limit their access to that space.
Satire | November Horoscopes

Satire | November Horoscopes

By Paige Lawler, Senior Staff Columnist November 4, 2021
If you’re curious what the stars have in store for you this month, look no further than your November horoscope!
Giant Eagle in Economy, Pa., on June 26, 2015.

Editorial | Store closures on Thanksgiving should be standard

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 4, 2021
Regardless of intentions, closing for Thanksgiving is a well-deserved break for retail workers.
Opinion | What is the future of feminism in a two-party system?

Opinion | What is the future of feminism in a two-party system?

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist November 4, 2021
The reality is, conservative ideologies will never lead us to equity.
Opinion | Anti-homeless architecture is dangerous

Opinion | Anti-homeless architecture is dangerous

By Andrea Pauliuc, For The Pitt News November 3, 2021
The purpose of communal spaces such as parks and public infrastructure like benches is to extend community, not limit it. 
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