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Op-Ed | It’s time for Africa to be the change

Op-Ed | It’s time for Africa to be the change

By Rahmat Obanikoro, WAZOBIA Logistics Chair of the African Students Organization; Nana Gyabaah-Kessie, president of the African Students Organization

June 9, 2020

Uwa’s story is the one we speak of today. But there have been many before her, and we hope that she will be the last.

Editorial: PA ballot question doesn’t solve property tax problem

Becky Cunningham casts her ballot at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in State College, Pa., April 26, 2016. (Nabil K. Mark/Centre Daily Times/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 9, 2017

If you voted Tuesday in Pennsylvania’s election, you were presented with an interesting ballot question — should the state legislature allow local taxing authorities to exempt 100 percent of any family’s primary residence value when collecting taxes? Pennsylvania voted yes by a margin of 54 to 46 percent, effe...

Editorial: Senator Flake denounces, but forfeits to the new normal

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who will not run for re-election, answers questions from reporters on Tuesday on Capitol Hill.
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By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 25, 2017

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake from Arizona delivered a 17-minute speech on the Senate floor Tuesday denouncing “the new normal” and declaring he won’t seek reelection in 2018 — but his powerful political call to action was a resounding forfeit. In a Washington Post op-ed the same day, Flake ...

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