The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

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.
Professor Richard Garland led a discussion on gun violence in the Cathedral of Learning Tuesday. (Photo by Betty Shen | Staff Photographer)

Professor discusses gun violence with students

By Xinyu Lu | For The Pitt News October 24, 2017

Richard Garland, an assistant professor of Public Health Practice at Pitt, has spent a total of 23 years incarcerated — almost two-thirds of his life. “Believe it or not, I have a real good relationship...

As Pittsburgh transforms toward a more sustainable city, the city faces a decline in labor force. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

Blue collar to green collar: Pittsburgh’s sustainable future

By Jaime Viens | Contributing Editor September 14, 2017

A Pittsburgh skyline dominated by smokestacks once denoted the bane of environmental destruction to some — but to many, it was a livelihood. More than ever before, Pittsburgh is shedding its long-standing...

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