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Editorial: Religious universities need to meet their student bodies halfway

Duquesne University officials notified students organizing the Department of Women and Gender Studies’ gender-neutral fashion show of new restrictions to refrain from using gender-neutral language and photographs.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 30, 2019

They have to be inclusive to their student body as a whole, not just those who are straight and cisgender.

Maxo Vanka’s legacy lives on in Millvale Murals

The mural “Mary, Queen of Croatians” is one of many created by Croatian artist Maxo Vanka in the nineteenth century. (Photo courtesy of Rob Long)

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer

April 10, 2018

As a town known for its iron manufacturers and lumber mills, Millvale seems like an unlikely place to house a spectacular art collection. The former industrial borough — located at the northernmost tip of the Allegheny river trail across the 40th Street bridge — doesn’t boast much in terms of outward ...

Column: When abortions could save lives, Catholic hospitals fail women

(Illustration by Jordan Mondell | Contributing Editor)

By Christian Snyder / Opinions Editor

June 7, 2017

When Tamesha Means entered labor with her first child in 2016, she was only 18 weeks pregnant — not even halfway through her pregnancy. So she did the logical thing and rushed to the nearest hospital. When she arrived at the Mercy Health Partners hospital, doctors diagnosed her with preterm prem...

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