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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

A patron visits the “Working Thought” exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Art on Monday.

CMOA ‘Working Thought’ exhibit creates conversation about economic disparity, labor

By Ananya Pathapadu, Staff Writer March 15, 2022
The work of 35 contemporary artists is featured in the new “Working Thought” exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Art, which is open until June 26. The exhibit highlights art that explores how economic disparity and labor have shaped American life past and present.
Opinion | Unions are the solution to the plight of the working class

Opinion | Unions are the solution to the plight of the working class

By Ethan Tessler, Staff Columnist February 16, 2021
Through their bargaining power, strong unions create opportunities for all and seem to be the cure for the plight of the working-class.
Termed “fast-casual” restaurants, eateries like Chipotle has given rise to the popularity of high-end fast food. (Photo by Bethany Krupicka | Staff Photographer)

Let’s do fast casual right

By Will Schulman | For The Pitt News September 28, 2017

Students at Penn State one morning in 2014 were shocked to find the Chipotle in State College, Pennsylvania, closed. On the door a sign read: “Ask our corporate offices why their employees are forced...

‘No Progress’ in NAFTA talks, Canadian labor leader says

The head of Canada's largest private-sector union said there's been "no progress" in North American Free Trade Agreement talks and that he expects the U.S., Mexico and Canada to eventually abandon them. The...

The Pitt administration is against the formation of a grad student union, an effort United Steelworkers is involved in. (Photo via Flickr Commons)

Pitt administration comes out against grad student union

By John Hamilton / Editor-in-Chief July 28, 2017

Speaking on behalf of the University, Pitt Provost Patricia Beeson came out against a graduate student union Thursday, claiming that a union would not be in the best interests of students. Beeson’s...

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