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Opinion | Sanders’ campaign has ended — and with it, my faith in America

Opinion | Sanders’ campaign has ended — and with it, my faith in America

By Genna Edwards, Staff Columnist

April 13, 2020

The message was clear — half of America, its people and its government, don’t care about you or anyone but themselves.

Editorial: Bail out USPS

The United States Postal Service warned Congress last week that, without a government bailout, it could “run out of cash” by September.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 12, 2020

In the time of COVID-19, mail service is more important than ever.

Opinion | Media shouldn’t rub salt in the wound about COVID-19 pandemic

More than 1 million people are infected with COVID-19 around the world.

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist

April 12, 2020

Life in quarantine isn’t ideal for most people, and it’s mentally and emotionally taxing even for those who don’t know anyone fighting the virus.

Humor | How to make online classes more exciting

Humor | How to make online classes more exciting

By Alex Dolinger, Staff Columnist

April 9, 2020

I’ve realized through several days of online classes that this new world of learning gives us several opportunities for amusement, if only we take advantage. Thus, I bring you my top 10 ways to make your online classes exciting and fun.

Editorial: How to prepare for virtual commencement

Editorial: How to prepare for virtual commencement

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 9, 2020

Pop open a bottle of champagne while Gallagher is giving his speech and get drunk with your parents.

Opinion | Liquor stores are not essential

Opinion | Liquor stores are not essential

By Maggie Durwald, Senior Staff Columnist

April 8, 2020

For the health of the state and the rest of the country, liquor stores should not be deemed essential.

Opinon | Drinking alone in the time of COVID-19

Opinon | Drinking alone in the time of COVID-19

By Genna Edwards, Staff Columnist

April 8, 2020

I expected to feel, well, kind of like a loser, drinking alone in my little South Oakland bedroom, but the exact opposite happened. I felt awesome.

Opinion | Fighting my food shame is the biggest challenge of quarantine

Opinion | Fighting my food shame is the biggest challenge of quarantine

By Sarah Connor, Contributing Editor

April 8, 2020

Unfortunately, this does not apply to everyone, and some people experience food shame — feeling guilty and angry at themselves for eating — on a daily basis.

Editorial: Link between pollution and COVID-19 mortality rate should have Allegheny County’s attention

Allegheny County’s high levels of air pollution may put residents more at risk for contracting COVID-19.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 7, 2020

It’s imperative that the county, of all places, considers this correlation and has a frank and honest conversation about tackling air pollution once this pandemic is over.

Opinion | Pitt’s administrative failures cost students thousands, and compensation is needed

Opinion | Pitt’s administrative failures cost students thousands, and compensation is needed

By Michael Clifford, Staff Columnist

April 7, 2020

Every time the coronavirus crisis seems to have gotten as bad as it can get, it gets worse for some of us. For most college students like myself, the major problem has been one of inconvenience in the adjustment to online classes and social distancing. Others, including many graduate students, have experienced a loss of income and summer internship and job opportunities. At Pitt, some on-campus students — who...

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