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Editorial: Pittsburgh’s veil of Amazon secrecy leaves residents behind

(Illustration by Abby Katz | Staff Illustrator)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 29, 2017

With little more to go on than a slogan, Pittsburghers don’t know what to make of the City’s proposal to house Amazon’s second headquarters. The online retail giant announced its search for a location in September, and has since received 238 submissions from cities, states and metropolitan areas across North America. Cities responded by offering Amazon a s...

Law student sues Pitt, claiming Title IX complaint was mistreated

A former Pitt Law student sued the University for allegedly mishandling a Title IX complaint. (Photo by John Hamilton / Managing Editor)

By The Pitt News Staff

November 13, 2017

  A former Pitt law student has sued the University, claiming Pitt employees mistreated her when they responded to a Title IX complaint she filed. Hannah Rullo filed a lawsuit Oct. 25 in the U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh against the University of Pittsburgh saying she was subjected to gende...

Taking a shot: trying alcohol for the first time at 21

Staff writer Sarah Morris (left) had her first drink at 21 this past week. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Morris)

By Sarah Morris / Staff Writer

October 23, 2017

“No, thank you,” quickly became my most commonly uttered phrase on weekends once I moved away to college — I would continuously be offered drinks at parties and would continuously turn them down. I’m not sure exactly when I decided I wouldn’t drink alcohol before I turned 21 — I guess fo...

Colllege Sports: Ex-UCLA star O’Bannon takes stand in antitrust suit vs. NCAA

By Lee Romney and David Wharton / MCT Campus

June 10, 2014

Oakland, Calif.— As a much-anticipated federal trial began here Monday, the walls that have long separated college athletes from the riches of a multibillion-dollar sports enterprise began to show some cracks.The occasion was the opening of an antitrust lawsuit filed on behalf of current and former men’s b...

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