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Editorial: On Columbus Day, teach explorer’s whole history

Editorial: On Columbus Day, teach explorer’s whole history

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 10, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Pitt students undoubtedly enjoyed yesterday’s day off — officially the University’s designated fall break. Unofficially, however, the day’s status as Columbus Day has long created more controversy than calm. Columbus Day — named after the Italian-born, Spanish-financed explorer from the 1...

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