The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Najeeb Shafiq: Embracing a messy reality

Najeeb Shafiq: Embracing a messy reality

By Jack Troy, Senior Staff Writer April 20, 2022
Najeeb Shafiq doesn’t always arrive at the most popular conclusions in his education research, but it’s all part of the honest, measured approach that guides his life, work and advice to students.
Editorial: Students should be paid in the federal stimulus package

Editorial: Students should be paid in the federal stimulus package

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 29, 2020
The recently passed economic rescue package pays $1,200 to every American adult, with a few exceptions. Students deserve to be included in the package.
Opinion | Things are actually pretty good right now

Opinion | Things are actually pretty good right now

By Michael Clifford, Staff Columnist January 15, 2020
All things considered, the 2020s are starting out as a pretty good time to be alive, economically speaking, for most people in the United States.
President Donald Trump speaks at the Economic Club of New York on Nov. 12 in New York City. Trump, speaking to business leaders and others in the financial community, spoke about the state of the U.S. economy and the prolonged trade talks with China.

Opinion | End the trade war, but don’t let China off the hook

By Michael Clifford, Staff Columnist November 13, 2019
Trump should look for another solution if he hopes to constructively punish Chinese policies that have reduced competition.
Aby Sobotka-Briner | Staff Illustrator

Free college education for all would ignore economics

By Timothy Nerozzi / Columnist November 17, 2015

Free university education seems to be the latest demand in the realm of college liberalism, but as any economics major will tell you, there’s no such thing as a free lunch. Last Thursday, student groups,...

Victor Gonzalez | Staff Illustrator

No, I won’t stop whining about the pay gap

By Courtney Linder / Senior Columnist October 21, 2015

“The Hot Tea” is a weekly column dedicated to  unearthing the intricacies of London’s social, political and millennial issues in context of Pittsburgh’s own complex culture. The dairy aisle is...

City of Asylum offers ad-lib insight into lives of the disabled

City of Asylum offers ad-lib insight into lives of the disabled

By Nick Mullen / Staff Writer June 9, 2015

Bright, fluorescent lights poured down on a cast of characters. They joined hands and bowed, their bodies casting shadows on the white stage where they stood. Some were standing, some accompanied by their...

Employment Guide: Independent artists face tough road to success

Employment Guide: Independent artists face tough road to success

By John Lavanga / A&E Editor September 12, 2013

Among the many tropes that inhabit the world of pop culture, few have been quite as enduring or romanticized as the starving artist. With nothing but artistic vision, a dirty studio, alcohol and art supplies,...

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