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Prisoners deserve to be evacuated too

Prisoners deserve to be evacuated too

By Delilah Bourque, Staff Columnist

September 27, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

In past storms, prisoners have suffered when they haven’t been evacuated, and during Florence two people in custody died. The issue isn’t one of safety — it’s one of morality.

Focus on science — not profit — when passing laws

Focus on science — not profit — when passing laws

By Brian Gentry, Contributing Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

As temperatures rise and extreme weather events become increasingly common, we need to anticipate the expected changes in climate and modify our plans for public and private infrastructure accordingly.

Editorial: Trump plays victim as Hurricane Florence hits Carolinas

Editorial: Trump plays victim as Hurricane Florence hits Carolinas

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 16, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

To argue over a death toll as a political tool is disrespectful and useless, but to do so in the midst of another deadly hurricane shows that Trump's priorities lie in defending himself and not the American people.

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