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From Aug. 27 to Oct. 12, Pitt faculty and researchers voted to unionize as an affiliate of United Steelworkers’ Academic Workers Association.

Editorial | Unionization is hard-won, well-deserved for faculty

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 21, 2021
Pitt faculty now have a position of leverage from which they can hold administration to an unprecedented degree of accountability, but that also means union leaders are accountable to their members.
Opinion | The Nov. 2 elections are important

Opinion | The Nov. 2 elections are important

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist October 19, 2021
I wish I could say that judicial elections shouldn’t be partisan. But they are, and as long as there are social justice issues on the table, it’s good to know who will fight for you.
Opinion | What good are police?

Opinion | What good are police?

By Jack Troy, Assistant Opinions Editor October 19, 2021
Police departments would like you to think that they’re doing valuable work to make cities safer and when crimes do occur, they’re able to track down the suspects.
The Cathedral of Learning.

Editorial | We somehow made it through midterms and are grateful

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 19, 2021
But to our surprise, we’ve made it to midterms, our vaccination rates are high, cases have stayed relatively low and most importantly, our classes are still in person. 
Opinion | Halloween is our fall semester savior

Opinion | Halloween is our fall semester savior

By Sarah Liez, For The Pitt News October 19, 2021
Halloween in college is an entertaining distraction from the problems of young adult life.
Gene’s Place is located on Louisa Street in Oakland.

Editorial | What Harry Styles would do if he were actually on Pitt’s campus

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 17, 2021
If Styles actually were on campus, here’s what we think he’d do. 
Opinion | How to avoid and recover from burnout

Opinion | How to avoid and recover from burnout

By Lucas DiBlasi, Senior Staff Columnist October 17, 2021
By putting some more thought into how we relax and unwind, we can recover from burnout more efficiently. 
Opinion | Stop comparing everything to the Holocaust

Opinion | Stop comparing everything to the Holocaust

By Rachel Soloff, Senior Staff Columnist October 12, 2021
Social movements co-opting Holocaust metaphors is probably the most harmful and dangerous way these comparisons are used.
Editorial | How to simultaneously combat climate change and your climate anxiety

Editorial | How to simultaneously combat climate change and your climate anxiety

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 12, 2021
There are meaningful ways to help combat your climate anxiety and climate change that go beyond getting rid of plastic straws.
Opinion | Black people are not only for your entertainment

Opinion | Black people are not only for your entertainment

By Ashanti McLaurin, Staff Columnist October 12, 2021
I’m reminded that this surge of support toward the Black community is, yet again, just another instance of performative activism.
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