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Opinion | Veganism isn’t necessarily the most ethical or sustainable option

The vegan diet is on the rise in recent years.
September 22, 2020
Being vegan isn’t necessarily more ethical or more sustainable than eating a diet that includes meat and other animal products. In fact, depending on people’s consumption choices, being vegan can be less ethical and less sustainable than a “normal” diet.

Editorial | Fall instruction must be entirely remote

Editorial | Fall instruction must be entirely remote
July 14, 2020
Reopening campuses means that some students and faculty will die. There’s simply no way to justify this fiscally — or educationally.

Opinion | Time to execute the death penalty

 A California prison lethal injection room.
June 4, 2019
The United States is one of the few developed countries in which the death penalty is still legal in certain places, despite it being an inhumane and outdated form of punishment. The practice is also expensive, irreversible and ineffective when it comes to curbing criminal offenses.

Editorial: Fox-Trump relationship unethical, dangerous

U.S. President Donald Trump greets Fox News talk show host Sean Hannity at a “Make America Great Again” rally in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on Nov. 5, 2018.
March 4, 2019
The New Yorker article shows an unethical, incredibly alarming relationship between Fox News and the Trump administration.

Pitt debates presence of Parran’s past

Gregory Dober, Adjunct Professor at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, gives an introductory presentation on Thomas Parran’s career at the “Thomas Parran, His Name, and His Legacy — A Symposium” panel. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)
March 30, 2018

Pitt graduate student union organizers have garnered more than 870 signatures to rename Parran Hall — the Pitt Public Health building named after the school’s founding dean who was involved in unethical...

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