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Opinion | After prolonged inaction against abuse, its time to hold Twitter accountable

Opinion | After prolonged inaction against abuse, its time to hold Twitter accountable

By Kartik Kannan, Staff Columnist February 17, 2021
It is time for the public to pressure the online platform to enact serious change as to how it handles abuse.
Opinion | Unions are the solution to the plight of the working class

Opinion | Unions are the solution to the plight of the working class

By Ethan Tessler, Staff Columnist February 17, 2021
Through their bargaining power, strong unions create opportunities for all and seem to be the cure for the plight of the working-class.
Opinion | Volunteering, unpaid internships and research opportunities need to be accessible

Opinion | Volunteering, unpaid internships and research opportunities need to be accessible

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist February 16, 2021
Volunteering, unpaid research and internships are not accessible for people with low incomes.
Opinion | Black hair is professional

Opinion | Black hair is professional

By Ajani Powell, Staff Columnist February 16, 2021
Staff columnist Ajani Powell explores the struggle with Black hair and how it hinders the progression of Black people.
Opinion | American politics are turning us into pessimists

Opinion | American politics are turning us into pessimists

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist February 16, 2021
After Trump’s second acquittal, it’s easy to feel disheartened, or even pessimistic about the future.
Opinion | Stop shaming women for what they do to their face

Opinion | Stop shaming women for what they do to their face

By Nithya Achanta, For The Pitt News February 15, 2021
Women should not be shamed for trying to conform to beauty standards.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.(Patrick Semansky/Pool/Getty Images/TNS)

Editorial | You don’t have to like COVID precautions, just follow them

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 15, 2021
We need elected officials to continue enforcing pandemic restrictions regardless of how unpopular they may be with their constituents.
Madagascar hissing cockroaches.

Editorial | Top 10 things we’d name our Valentine’s Day roaches

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 12, 2021
Here’s what the editorial board would name their roaches.
African elephants in Matetsi Safari Area, Zimbabwe.

Opinion | We need to reimagine zoos

By Jack Troy, For The Pitt News February 12, 2021
Zoos can be reformed into a positive force for environmentalism and conservation.
Opinion | You don’t have to declare a sexuality

Opinion | You don’t have to declare a sexuality

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor February 9, 2021
You might never be exactly sure what your sexuality is. And you don’t have to be.
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