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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

People arrive for work at the Amazon distribution center in the Staten Island borough of New York, on Oct. 25, 2021.

Editorial | Amazon needs to care about its workers

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 7, 2022
Amazon should care more about the well-being of their workers rather than invest money in union-busting.
Opinion | You don’t need to be informed about everything — it’s mentally exhausting

Opinion | You don’t need to be informed about everything — it’s mentally exhausting

By Rachel Soloff, Opinions Editor April 7, 2022
Sometimes it’s OK to take a break from the constant stream of news for the sake of mental health.
Opinion | TikTok babies are a dilemma with no clear answer

Opinion | TikTok babies are a dilemma with no clear answer

By Talia Spillerman, Staff Columnist April 6, 2022
Something doesn't feel right about a parent monetizing their child's private life on social media — especially when some children aren’t given a choice in whether their life is displayed on the internet.

Letter from the editor | Silhouettes

By Rebecca Johnson, Managing Editor April 6, 2022

Every year since I started working at The Pitt News, I find myself anxiously waiting for the Silhouettes magazine’s release and to discover, along with the rest of the Pitt community, the hidden gems...

Letter from the editor | Silhouettes

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief April 6, 2022

David Dinkins, the late former mayor of New York, once said the grand city was a “gorgeous mosaic” of so many different kinds of people coming together and living in one place. I’d like to think...

Jada Pinkett Smith, left, and Will Smith hold hands in the audience at the Oscars on March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Opinion | Will Smith did the right thing

By Harsh Hiwase, Staff Columnist April 6, 2022
Sometimes comedians get it wrong, such as Chris Rock’s GI Jane joke about Jada Pinkett Smith at the 2022 Oscars last week.
Jon Batiste poses in the press room at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday in Las Vegas.

Editorial | The Grammys need to appreciate all award winners

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 5, 2022
Award shows are losing their purpose of awarding the best of the best by not honoring all nominees during the broadcast.
Kenny Chesney during a performance in Jacksonville, Florida

Opinion | It’s OK to like country music

By Jessica Snyder, Senior Staff Columnist April 5, 2022
“I like all music except country” is an overplayed belief. How can you possibly enjoy most types of music, but ignore the fact that some of these genres have evolved from country?
Editorial | The five best state quarters

Editorial | The five best state quarters

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 3, 2022
The United States Mint has printed some of its most beautiful coins to date, depicting national treasures from across the country and our territories. Here are the five best quarters.
Opinion | An introvert’s guide to saying ‘yes’

Opinion | An introvert’s guide to saying ‘yes’

By Anna Fischer, Senior Staff Columnist April 3, 2022
The “say ‘yes’ to everything” mindset isn’t effective for introverts, and encourages them to only say “yes” to events and opportunities they know they will enjoy.
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