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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Editorial | Pitt needs to address rape culture on campus

Editorial | Pitt needs to address rape culture on campus

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 9, 2022
It’s unfortunate that the burden of preventing sexual assault often falls on student activists, including the organizer’s of last week’s protest, rather than large institutions or those who are likely to commit assault.     
John Davis, former director of the Mississippi Department of Human Services, leaves the Thad Cochran United States Courthouse in Jackson, Mississippi in September.

Opinion | Mississippi welfare scandal reveals deep flaws in social safety net

By Grant Van Robays, Staff Columnist October 9, 2022
Mississippi auditors found in 2020 that $94 million in federal welfare funds were subject to fraud, abuse or waste.
Opinion | We’re killing Pittsburgh and it’s killing us

Opinion | We’re killing Pittsburgh and it’s killing us

By Lynnette Tibbott, Staff Columnist October 6, 2022
Pollutants in our air and water, as well as environmental racism, are contributing to the detrimental effects on the quality of our city and our lives.
Opinion | There are no ethical billionaires

Opinion | There are no ethical billionaires

By Sarah Liez, Senior Staff Columnist October 6, 2022
Due to immoral financial practices and the monstrous amount of money held by billionaires, no person with a billion dollars can be ethical.
Editorial | QAnon takes advantage of the isolated and turns them violent

Editorial | QAnon takes advantage of the isolated and turns them violent

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 6, 2022
The conspiracy theory QAnon is extremely dangerous and preys on isolated people, making them commit violent acts.
Fireworks over the Cathedral of Learning at Pitt Program Council’s Homecoming Laser and Fireworks show in fall 2021.

Opinion | College homecoming is better than high school

By Emily O'Neil, For The Pitt News October 5, 2022
Pitt’s homecoming dates back to the 1940s, when students and alumni came together to perform skits, make floats for a parade and elect a homecoming court.
Opinion | Even if football isn’t your thing, you can have a great time at games and tailgates

Opinion | Even if football isn’t your thing, you can have a great time at games and tailgates

By Juliana Morello, For The Pitt News October 4, 2022
There are perks of Pitt’s football season, including the community and sentimentality the games provide, even for students who aren’t football fans.
Opinion | I don’t know how football works, but please don’t tell me

Opinion | I don’t know how football works, but please don’t tell me

By Jameson Keebler, Staff Columnist October 3, 2022
You can still enjoy the game without knowing what’s happening on the field.
Satire | Pitt student distraught after realizing his music taste is terrible

Satire | Pitt student distraught after realizing his music taste is terrible

By Thomas Riley, Staff Columnist October 2, 2022
Unfortunately for one Pitt student, the last house party he attended in South Oakland revealed that his music taste is really awful.
Opinion | Always count on the Muppets to get things started

Opinion | Always count on the Muppets to get things started

By Talia Spillerman, Senior Staff Columnist October 2, 2022
The Muppets have made audiences chuckle, snort and cackle with their skits, songs and interactions for the past 50 years, and fans will continue to adore them for generations to come.
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