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Opinion | Bloomberg undermines and threatens Democratic values

Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
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

The Panthers are bringing back 17 starters, including defensive studs Paris Ford, Jalen Twyman, Damar Hamlin and Patrick Jones II, for the 2020 season.
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

Pitt football's ACC schedule was revealed Wednesday.
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

Redshirt sophomore defensive tackle Jaylen Twyman (pictured) and junior defensive end Patrick Jones II announced they would skip the NFL Draft to play one more season at Pitt.
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

“Game of Thrones” production still.
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?

It is unlikely, but not impossible, that Brad Pitt will run for President.
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

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Carnegie Music Hall Feb. 12. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)
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...

Editorial: Now’s the time for redistricting reform

(Illustration by Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor)
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...

Editorial: Health care proposal detracts from urgent issues

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.)...

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