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

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with members of the government via teleconference in Moscow on March 10.

Opinion | What Russia has done in a month, will take lifetimes to undo

By Harsh Hiwase, Staff Columnist March 23, 2022
Russia has gone beyond the point of return by invading Ukraine, with consequences likely to affect the country for generations.
Satire | Pittsburgh, do better with bagels

Satire | Pittsburgh, do better with bagels

By Paige Wasserman, Staff Columnist March 22, 2022
As a New Jersey suburbanite-turned-Yinzer, finding a perfect bagel in Pittsburgh has become the bane of my Jewish existence.
Opinion | The best and worst of water fountains on campus

Opinion | The best and worst of water fountains on campus

By Jessica Snyder, Senior Staff Writer March 22, 2022
Pitt does a very good job of supplying water in a sustainable manner. But there is no denying that some water fountains on campus are better than others.
People who fled the war in Ukraine rest inside an indoor sports stadium being used as a refugee center, in the village of Medyka, a border crossing between Poland and Ukraine, on Tuesday.

Editorial | Countries should treat all refugees equally

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 20, 2022
All refugees are worthy of a safe shelter and should be treated equally.
Opinion | Don’t bully my breed

Opinion | Don’t bully my breed

By Grace DeLallo , Assistant Opinion Editor March 20, 2022
Pit bulls are banned or restricted in hundreds of cities across the country and many nations around the world. Things need to change. 
Opinion | Your humanities degree is worth it

Opinion | Your humanities degree is worth it

By Anna Fischer, Senior Staff Columnist March 20, 2022
Humanities studies provide immeasurable value to our world. STEM may help us understand how our world works, but the humanities help us understand why our world matters.
Starbucks at Amos Hall on Forbes Avenue.

Editorial | The Amos Hall Starbucks unionization is a great step forward

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 17, 2022
The move to unionize is important, particularly for student workers, as it helps students be able to call out issues in future careers.
Opinion | Social media is eliminating the awkward pre-teen years

Opinion | Social media is eliminating the awkward pre-teen years

By Livia LaMarca, Staff Columnist March 17, 2022
Thanks to the wide scope and access that social media provides, the internet is slowly alleviating pre-teens of their awkward years that we all had to go through years ago.
University of Pennsylvania senior swimmer and transgender athlete Lia Thomas competes in the 500-yard freestyle at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships at Georgia Tech in Atlanta on Thursday.

Opinion | USA Swimming’s new transgender athlete rule is necessary but lacks research

By Ben Mankowski, Staff Columnist March 17, 2022
USA Swimming’s new transgender rule is necessary to preserve competition, but lacks scholarly research.
Opinion | Giving up is kinda the vibe

Opinion | Giving up is kinda the vibe

By Paige Wasserman, For The Pitt News March 16, 2022
Between your changing mind, new living situation, more intense studies and a slew of new and potentially traumatic experiences, you’re going through a lot right now.
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