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Opinion | Don’t let Republicans snag the first female presidency

Opinion | Don’t let Republicans snag the first female presidency

By Alison Sivitz, For The Pitt News

March 17, 2020

In the end, I worry that the progressive wing’s tendency to default to moral purity will ultimately mean that no progressive woman will live up to the standards necessary to satisfy voters and snag the presidency.

Opinion | Female-led production companies are changing Hollywood for the better

Opinion | Female-led production companies are changing Hollywood for the better

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist

February 17, 2020

Women in the entertainment industry are advocating for others and themselves in a way that’s really benefiting our society and culture.

Women hone craft at Art House in Homewood

The Tuesday Night Monologue Project, in which female-only guests are invited to participate in writing workshops and share responses to prompts, is held in Vanessa German’s Art House in Homewood. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

By Shahum Ajmal | Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

As Vanessa German and a group of artists were about to settle in for a night of writing and discussion in her house, a car crash outside derailed the March evening. The group witnessed an altercation between the victim of the crash and police officers who responded to the scene, and feeling that...

Editorial: Trump’s contradictory contraceptive rollback

Some women are stocking up on birth control or switching to IUD's amid fears of birth control becoming more difficult to get. (Kirk McKoy/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 11, 2017

Touting the decision as a defense of religious liberty, President Donald Trump rolled back an Obama-era federal mandate Friday that required employers to provide contraception in their health care coverage. The decision might appease his voting base, but it is both a morally and constitutionally...

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