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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

Satire | America’s the greatest country — SIKE

Satire | America’s the greatest country — SIKE

By Grace DeLallo, Assistant Opinions Editor March 31, 2022
America is the best country ever... or is it?
Penn State’s Nittany Lion mascot.

April Fools Edition | Top eight reasons why Penn State is better than Pitt

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 31, 2022
Penn State is obviously better than Pitt — and we aren’t just writing this for April Fool’s Day.
Satire | 12 things you didn’t know about being a woman with armpit hair

Satire | 12 things you didn’t know about being a woman with armpit hair

By Sarah Liez, Senior Staff Columnist March 31, 2022
A series of true, non-exaggerated facts that exemplify the experiences of women with armpit hair.
Eugenio Derbez, from left, Sian Heder, Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur, Emilia Jones, Daniel Durant, and Amy Forsyth, winners of the award for best picture for CODA, pose in the press room while signing I love you at the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Editorial | ‘CODA’ sets great precedent for disability representation in movies

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 30, 2022
Academy Award winner “CODA” sets a great precedent for other stories about those with disabilities to be told and recognized for their artistry.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis displays the signed Parental Rights in Education, aka the Dont Say Gay bill, flanked by elementary school students during a news conference on Monday, March 28, 2022, at Classical Preparatory school in Shady Hills.

Satire | ‘Don’t Say Gay’ is really effective legislation

By Paige Wasserman, Staff Columnist March 29, 2022
The “Parental Rights in Education” bill in Florida is definitely going to turn would-be queer youth into country-loving heterosexuals.
Supporters of Ukraine watch a pre-recorded video by the president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, during a Stand with Ukraine rally at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Sunday.

Opinion | Stop glorifying politicians and conflict

By Livia LaMarca, Staff Columnist March 27, 2022
We can enjoy Zelenskyy’s likeability and character, but we must not forget that there is brutality and bloodshed taking place a continent over.
Republican Texas senator Ted Cruz holds up a book as he questions Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.

Editorial | Judge Jackson’s confirmation hearings have been a political circus

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 27, 2022
The Supreme Court is meant to be a nonpartisan body, so why has Jackson’s nomination become a partisan issue?
South Koreas military launches an Army Tactical Missile System during a military exercise at an undisclosed location in South Korea on Thursday.

Opinion | A nuclear weapons paradox has changed conflict forever

By Livia LaMarca, Staff Columnist March 24, 2022
Nuclear weapons have changed war and conflict as we know it.
New York Mets mascots Mrs. Met, left, and Mr. Met hand out masks to passerbys outside of a subway station last April.

Editorial | Politicians need to prioritize public health over the money that sports bring in

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 24, 2022
It’s unfair that sports always seem to be the exception when it comes to rules regarding public health and New York City should be prioritizing public health instead.
Opinion | It’s okay to not be good at your hobby

Opinion | It’s okay to not be good at your hobby

By Talia Spillerman, Staff Columnist March 23, 2022
Throughout our life, no matter our level of talent, we should partake in hobbies — and even try new ones.
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