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Free college education for all would ignore economics

Free college education for all would ignore economics

By Timothy Nerozzi / Columnist

November 17, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions

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, such as Students for Bernie Sanders, organized a Million Student March across American univer...

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

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

By Courtney Linder / Senior Columnist

October 21, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Opinions / The Hot Tea

“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 where the magic happens — or at least that’s what a creepy British guy at Sainsbury’s thought when he...

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


Filed under Culture, Theater

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 caregivers and some in wheelchairs.At the New Hazlett Theater in the North Side, “A (micro) histo...

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


Filed under Archives

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, the starving artist takes a solitary journey toward some high universal truth found only in a...

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