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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Editorial: Hiring Brandon Flood is a step in the right direction

Editorial: Hiring Brandon Flood is a step in the right direction

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 8, 2019
This is a major step forward in normalizing the rehabilitation of inmates and allowing them to participate fully in civil society and benefits the justice system as a whole.
President Donald Trump speaks to the media as he departs the White House.

Editorial: Trump’s border security the wrong answer to real problems

By The Pitt News Editorial Board January 9, 2019
President Donald Trump’s first prime-time address was his opportunity to make a case for his border security plan. Instead, it highlighted just how little Trump understood the problems he hoped a border wall would fix.
Erika Strassburger talks to reporters after greeting friends, family and staff at her victory party after winning Tuesdays special election (Photo by Christian Snyder | Multimedia Editor)

Erika Strassburger wins District 8 special election

By Christian Snyder, Multimedia Editor March 6, 2018

Independent candidate Erika Strassburger will succeed Dan Gilman on Pittsburgh City Council after District 8 voters handed her a decisive victory Tuesday. Strassburger finished with 64 percent of the...

Pitt Alum James Craig (center) spoke about his plan to run for the District 46 Pennsylvania State Senate seat at the University Club Thursday evening.  (Photo by Christian Snyder | Online Visual Editor)

Pitt alum campaigns for state senate seat

By Christian Snyder, Multimedia Editor February 2, 2018

When James Craig’s father was diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2014, his mother, an opioid addict, overdosed on prescription pills and died. Opioids weren’t new for the family — his aunt overdosed...

(Photo by Roger Tu | Staff Photographer)

Dean speaks about student death at SGB meeting

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer October 11, 2017

While it’s common at Student Government Board meetings to hear from students, Associate Dean of Students Steve Anderson took the opportunity to address the recent death of Pitt junior Alina Sheykhet...

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