The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Opinion | Be honest to students about abortion care options

Opinion | Be honest to students about abortion care options

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist September 16, 2022
It is important students know where to access safe and affordable abortions in the city.
A view of the Cathedral of Learning.

Opinion | First-years: You should care about Pennsylvania politics

By Paige Wasserman, Staff Columnist August 25, 2022
First-years should get politically active because pur lives depend on it.
Opinion | What a post-Roe America demands of us

Opinion | What a post-Roe America demands of us

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist June 28, 2022
In post-Roe America, we must commit to building a reproductive justice movement that serves people of all backgrounds and generations.
A protestor carries a sign that reads Bans Off Our Bodies outside of the City Council Building in Downtown at Fridays Womens March.

“Need to fight back”: Pittsburgh rally speaks out against the Supreme Court overruling of Roe v. Wade

By Allison Radziwon and Bella Markovitz June 25, 2022
The Supreme Court overturned the landmark court ruling of Roe v. Wade on Friday, removing constitutional protections for abortions.
Satire | Pro-lifers, what if your spouse got someone else pregnant?

Satire | Pro-lifers, what if your spouse got someone else pregnant?

By Paige Wasserman, Staff Columnist May 17, 2022
Force pro-lifers to wrestle with their beliefs by asking: What if your spouse got someone else pregnant?
A crowd gathered under the tent at Schenley Plaza at a rally for abortion rights on Wednesday evening.

Students hold rally for abortion rights as Supreme Court considers overturning Roe

By Alexandra Ross, Staff Writer December 3, 2021
Several speakers addressed a mix of roughly 40 Pitt students and other Pittsburgh residents on Wednesday evening at a rally for abortion rights, organized by Pitt’s Planned Parenthood Generation Action club.
Opinion | We need to get ready to say goodbye to Roe v. Wade

Opinion | We need to get ready to say goodbye to Roe v. Wade

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist September 8, 2021
I want to clarify how dire the situation truly is. The law — which went into effect on last Wednesday — bans almost all abortions after six weeks, with no exceptions for rape or incest and very narrow ones for the patient’s health.
Editorial | The Texas abortion ban is disgraceful — PA could be next

Editorial | The Texas abortion ban is disgraceful — PA could be next

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 2, 2021
This is another shameless expression of Republicans’ desire to control women’s bodies — particularly low-income women — and disregard for public opinion.
Op-Ed | Calling all Pitt students — we must stand up for abortion rights

Op-Ed | Calling all Pitt students — we must stand up for abortion rights

Standing up for abortion availibilty is essential to ensuring the right to choose remains for everyone.
Opinion | Title X should fund all birth control methods

Opinion | Title X should fund all birth control methods

By Mackenzie Oster, Staff Columnist October 29, 2019
itle X should provide federal funding for all methods of contraceptives rather than funding programs such as the Obria Group, which promotes the unrealistic and regressive notion of abstinence until marriage.
Load More Stories