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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg.

Opinion | The relationship between state system, state-related universities and the Pennsylvania legislature is toxic

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist August 31, 2021
The lines between funding and authority, public and state institutions are blurred.
Lauren Risser, Kathleen Koesarie and Samantha Totoni (left to right) speak at Harrisburg on Tuesday to lobby for a bill that would require free menstrual products in Pennsylvania higher education facilities.

Public health students lobby in Harrisburg for menstrual products

By Charlotte Pearse, Staff Writer October 24, 2019
Three public health graduate students went to Harrisburg Tuesday with State Rep. Sara Innamorato to lobby for a free menstrual products bill.
Summer work spotlight: capital falcons

Summer work spotlight: ‘capital’ falcons

By Sarah Cutshall, Visuals editor August 23, 2019
For about two weeks in June, visuals editor Sarah Cutshall documented young falcons' first attempts at flying from a Harrisburg rooftop.
Top 10: Things to lobby for in Harrisburg

Top 10: Things to lobby for in Harrisburg

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 28, 2019
We don’t normally enjoy interacting with those who work in the State capital but here are our top 10 things to lobby for in Harrisburg.

Editorial: Gambling an inefficient way to solve Pennsylvania budget crisis

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 12, 2015

One hundred seven days into the fiscal year without a budget, it’s safe to say that Gov. Tom Wolf is having a difficult time working with Republicans in Harrisburg. The main talking point over this...

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