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Student-run PR firm attracts Amazon, Adobe

Student-run PR firm attracts Amazon, Adobe

By Charlotte Pearse, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

Campus-based PR firm Panther Relations started by doing work for student organizations. Now, they have big-name clients like Amazon, Moe's and Adobe.

Weekend Watchlist: Period pieces

Weekend Watchlist: Period pieces

By The Pitt News Staff

November 14, 2019

Time travel isn’t real, but the best next thing would have to be period pieces — movies and television shows that are set in an earlier period. They allow you to be transported back in time without leaving the 21st century — or your couch. Here are our favorite period pieces available to stream.

Opinion | Using social media for social change

Opinion | Using social media for social change

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist

September 2, 2019

In wake of the devastating Amazon fires, it seems like Instagram users have picked up a new trend of posting climate-related articles and memos to their stories.

Editorial: Tweets won’t save the Amazon

Editorial: Tweets won’t save the Amazon

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

August 27, 2019

Going vegan or donating to organizations dedicated to rainforest conservation won’t ultimately help save the Amazon.

Pittsburgh dodged a bullet with Amazon HQ2

Pittsburgh dodged a bullet with Amazon HQ2

By Delilah Bourque, Senior Staff Columnist

November 27, 2018

The deals offered to Amazon in both New York and Virginia could spell disaster to some of the residents in Long Island City and Arlington — and in some cases it already has.

Editorial: Peduto to release Amazon bid: too little, too late

Editorial: Peduto to release Amazon bid: too little, too late

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 14, 2018

Peduto will release Pittsburgh’s Amazon headquarters bid on Thursday, but he should have done that a lot earlier. Pittsburgers deserve to know about major, local economic developments.

Amazon wage increase is not good enough

Amazon wage increase is not good enough

By Jason Henriquez, For The Pitt News

October 9, 2018

Amazon recently announced an increase in the minimum wage for its hourly workers, but until the company enables unionization efforts, increases benefits to independent contractors and veteran workers and stops avoiding taxes, it shouldn’t receive any kudos.

Editorial: Amazon sets great example, raises minimum wage

Editorial: Amazon sets great example, raises minimum wage

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 3, 2018

Amazon is known for treating its employees poorly — so raising its minimum wage is a welcome decision. It’ll help nearly a quarter million people financially.

Pittsburgh will have to prepare if Amazon arrives

Pittsburgh will have to prepare if Amazon arrives

By Brian Gentry, Senior Columnist

August 20, 2018

Amazon is expected to announce later this year where it will house its HQ2. Regardless of the company’s decision, Pittsburgh’s best course of action is to develop preventative policies.

Community groups call for city to release Amazon bid

Community groups call for city to release Amazon bid

By Kieran Mclean | For The Pitt News

June 27, 2018

Members of nine community groups gathered at City Hall Thursday morning in front of a sky-blue banner declaring “The City of Pittsburgh Welcomes You.” The crowd demanded that the City release the conditions of its proposal to Amazon. Jules Lobel, Chair of the University of Pittsburgh’s Law Depar...

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