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Editorial: Winfrey’s Golden Globes speech not grounds for presidency

Oprah Winfrey stands backstage at the 75th Annual Golden Globes on Sunday. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 10, 2018

A touching personal narrative and optimistic view of the future, both surging with classic American ideals — this was the blueprint of Oprah Winfrey’s much-applauded speech at the Golden Globes Sunday night. And according to Matt Bennett of USA Today, these are also the elements of presidential speech. Despite Winfrey’s repeated statements denying her interest in running for any public office, her...

The Nothing: Kid Cudi’s abysmal return

By Nick Mullen / Staff Writer

January 14, 2016

Kid Cudi knows a thing or two about being lonely — at the top and the very bottom. What’s apparent from the rapper’s fifth studio album “Speedin’ Bullet 2 Heaven,” which was released Dec. 4, through Republic Records, is that he is no less lonely than he was when he was the “Man on the M...

A pop culture review of 2015

Segways are out, being replaced by hoverboards and Fetty Wap is in, phasing out Kanye West.  TNS

By Jack Trainor / Culture Editor

January 6, 2016

“Back to the Future Part II” may have predicted tablets, flat screen televisions and video conferencing in 2015, but not even Doc Brown could have foreseen Jon Snow’s fate. Last year hosted many unpredictable scenarios and return-to-forms, from Justin Bieber’s chart-topping comeback to “True Detective...

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