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Editorial: Supreme Court’s decision hurts LGBTQ+ community

 Protesters gathered in front of the Supreme Court building Dec. 5, 2017, the day the court was to hear the case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The case was decided in favor of Masterpiece Cakeshop June 4, 2018. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

June 6, 2018

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission showed “hostility” toward a local baker when it decided he had discriminated against gay couple by refusing to bake a cake for their wedding in 2012. The ruling avoided a larger question the case presented, which is whether Jack Phil...

Pitt Stage’s Marie Antionette wows with symbolism and decadence

 (Illustration by Elise Lavallee | Staff Illustrator)

By Amanda Reed | Contributing Editor

February 20, 2018

Pitt’s production of “Marie Antoinette” has everything needed to recall the history of its title character — chandeliers, a guillotine and plenty of wigs. But make no mistake — this is not a historical play, but a “meditation on excess,” as director Le’Mil Eiland notes in the program. After ...

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