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Don’t exploit sex and sexuality for the sake of learning

Don’t exploit sex and sexuality for the sake of learning

By Anne Marie Yurik | Columnist

April 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

When I came to Pitt as a first-year student last fall, I was excited to take a class called Sexuality and Representation. I had never been able to take anything like it in high school, and it seemed like a great opportunity to analyze gender and sexuality through different books, short essays and speeche...

Being unprofessional in the classroom hurts your future

Being unprofessional in the classroom hurts your future

By Mariam Shalaby | Columnist

August 21, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

“Hey, Jordan!” yelled one of my classmates from the back of the room, grabbing the instructor’s attention. An unconventional way to call the teacher. The disrespect we show in class seems to increase every day. When I saw this kind of thing happen as a freshman, I figured it would improve as...

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