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Opinion | Bloomberg undermines and threatens Democratic values

Opinion | Bloomberg undermines and threatens Democratic values

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

February 23, 2020

His obscene personal wealth, deeply troubling political record and corrupt campaign strategy make him one of the largest threats to the integrity of the Democratic Party. 

A way-too-early prediction of Pitt’s 2020 season

A way-too-early prediction of Pitt’s 2020 season

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

Pitt football’s 2020 schedule was finalized Wednesday morning, meaning the time is ripe to wildly speculate on how the Panthers’ season will unfold.

Full 2020 Pitt football schedule announced

Full 2020 Pitt football schedule announced

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 22, 2020

Pitt football’s 2020 schedule was finalized Wednesday morning as the Atlantic Coast Conference announced its agenda.

WOTS: New Decade Predictions

January 9, 2020

Hear what a few students have to say about what they think the future holds. P.S. - Artificial intelligence and Amazon's 'Alexa' may have something to do with this one!

On paper, Pitt football set to improve in 2020

On paper, Pitt football set to improve in 2020

By Henry Jackson, For the Pitt News

January 9, 2020

Centered on a strong core of returning starters, and with a promising class of incoming recruits, Pitt looks to remain solid on defense and improve its offensive productivity next season.

Opinion | “Game of Thrones” Characters as 2020 Presidential Candidates

Opinion | “Game of Thrones” Characters as 2020 Presidential Candidates

By Devi Ruia, Staff Columnist

April 18, 2019

With “Game of Thrones” returning this past Sunday for its final season, here are the characters that most closely align with 2020 Presidential Candidates.

Analysis: Is Brad Pitt gearing up for a presidential run?

Analysis: Is Brad Pitt gearing up for a presidential run?

By Maggie Young, Senior Staff Writer

March 31, 2019

There’s a handful of celebrities who have transitioned from the entertainment business to politics, from Ronald Reagan to Arnold Schwarzenegger to our current president, Donald J. Trump. The pattern raises the question — who will be the next movie star to grace the political stage?

Editorial: Biden Twitter bout promises more brash leadership

Editorial: Biden Twitter bout promises more brash leadership

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 27, 2018

For those who fear a woman would be too emotional to be president, last Thursday’s Twitter scrap between two men — one currently in that position, one potentially the next in line — might change their minds. Behaving characteristically like an upset toddler, President Donald Trump called out f...

Editorial: Now’s the time for redistricting reform

Editorial: Now’s the time for redistricting reform

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 1, 2017

After nearly six years, Pennsylvania residents dissatisfied with the current scheme of representation for the commonwealth in the House may finally get some relief. A lawsuit from the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania, originally filed in June, received new attention last week as a Republican staffer in the state legislature came forward in...

Editorial: Health care proposal detracts from urgent issues

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 13, 2017

The last health care bill Congress voted on would have left 22 million Americans without health care. Thankfully, it failed — but in its place are radical new suggestions. Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) introduced a new bill in the Senate today that he’s calling Medicare for All, and for the first ti...

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