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Opinion | Opposition to home-school reflects political bias in academia

Opinion | Opposition to home-school reflects political bias in academia

By Michael Clifford, Staff Columnist

May 26, 2020

But while concerns over home-schooling usually focus on socialization or academic outcomes, research has demonstrated that these concerns are largely unsupported

Editorial: Harvard Crimson didn’t do anything wrong with ICE

The Harvard Crimson, the university’s student newspaper, recently became the center of controversy after reaching out to ICE for comment after an “Abolish ICE” protest.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 13, 2019

The response from the student body shows a frankly concerning lack of media literacy that must be addressed.

Harvard must end affirmative action policies

Harvard must end affirmative action policies

By Neena Hagen, Hayden Timmins, The Pitt News Staff

September 14, 2018

Affirmative action programs had good intentions back in the 1960s — and good results for racial minorities — but today they’re just weapons against high-achieving minorities like Asian Americans.

Covestro lectures honors professor

Harvard University professor George Whitesides discusses chemistry issues researchers may encounter in the future at the Swanson School of Engineering’s 2018 Covestro Distinguished Lecture Thursday evening.  (Photo by Divyanka Bhatia | Staff Photographer)

By Briana Canady | Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

Harvard University professor George Whitesides spoke to a crowd of about 150 people Thursday night in Benedum Hall about how chemistry can be utilized in all industries to bring opportunities for invention and productivity. “The tools from the health care and manufacturing industries can provide what we ...

CIA constricts debate at Harvard

Chelsea Manning, who leaked more than 700,000 classified military documents to WikiLeaks, was named as the Kennedy School's

By Maggie Durwald | For The Pitt News

October 1, 2017

When Edward Snowden appeared via internet connection for a speech in the William Pitt Union this February, students reacted to the presence of the controversial figure, best known for leaking documents from the CIA, with both curiosity and distrust. But while Pitt allowed the event to go forward, st...

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