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Opinion | Biden must take a hardline on Saudi Arabia to save Yemen

Opinion | Biden must take a hardline on Saudi Arabia to save Yemen

By Jack Troy, For The Pitt News February 26, 2021
The Biden administration should freeze all arms sales and limit trade with the kingdom until the Saudis withdraw from this cruel war.
Rakesh Tikait, spokesperson of Bhartiya Kisan Union, addressing farmers during the demonstration on Saturday, Feb. 6, in Ghaziabad, India. Farmers called for roads to be blocked across the country as protests continue against the central government's recent agricultural bill.

Opinion | The danger of foreign activism in Indian affairs

By Kartik Kannan, Staff Columnist February 24, 2021
Foreign activists involved in Indian affairs must recognize the risks posed by India’s distrust of foreigners and increasingly authoritarian politics.
The Berks County Detention Center, located in Leesport, Pennsylvania, held 23 children in 2019 and is leased by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Opinion | The Berks County Detention Center must be shut down

By India Krug, Staff Columnist February 24, 2021
The Berks County Detention Center in Leesport has been labeled a “baby jail” and must be shut down.
Editorial | United States should follow Britain's model, prioritize schools

Editorial | United States should follow Britain’s model, prioritize schools

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 23, 2021
But prioritizing schools is exactly what England should be doing, and frankly, exactly what the United States should be — but hasn’t been — doing.
Opinion | The lack of inclusivity on the Bachelor is still a problem

Opinion | The lack of inclusivity on the Bachelor is still a problem

By Remy Samuels, Senior Staff Columnist February 23, 2021
Despite the introduction of Matt James, the first Black bachelor, the franchise continues to have issues of inclusivity and fails to represent a diverse group of contestants.
Opinion | Record labels need to help not hurt artists

Opinion | Record labels need to help not hurt artists

By Rachel Soloff, Senior Staff Columnist February 22, 2021
The recording industry preys on young artists and forces them to sign unfair contracts instead of helping their careers succeed.
Pitt Day of Giving is the same day as the first spring semester student self-care day.

Editorial | Pitt Day of Giving should not coincide with a self-care day

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 22, 2021
Pitt could have easily avoided scheduling Pitt Day of Giving and the first self-care day of the semester on the same date
Satire | Love after Valentine’s Day

Satire | Love after Valentine’s Day

By Anne Marie Yurik, Staff Columnist February 21, 2021
Columnist Anne Marie Yurik discovers what love really looks like, without the rose-colored Valentine’s Day glasses.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, flew to Cancun Wednesday while many of his constituents in Texas struggled through an unprecedented crisis. (Stefani Reynolds/Pool/Getty Images/TNS)

Editorial | Texas jokes, memes distract from real crisis

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 19, 2021
It's crucial to hold Texas politicians accountable for their actions, but not through memes and jokes, which distract from the severity of the crisis.
Opinion | We need to hold celebrities accountable post-pandemic

Opinion | We need to hold celebrities accountable post-pandemic

By Rachel Soloff, Senior Staff Columnist February 19, 2021
The lack of compassion that these celebrities have shown during the most deadly pandemic in our recent history is atrocious.
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