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Letter to the Editor: Don’t Celebrate the Pitt Day of Giving

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By Pat Healy, Ph.D student in Information Science

February 25, 2020

I have personally made hundreds of dollars in donations in past Pitt Days of Giving. I have run social media campaigns around getting people to donate to the Pitt Day of Giving as an officer in the Pitt Men’s Glee Club. I was the source on a Pitt News story that alleged unfair practices by the Glee ...

Letter to the Editor | Re: ‘Editorial: Pro-Palestine doesn’t mean anti-Semitic’

February 13, 2019

The op-ed piece published Tuesday is dangerous because though its writers claim it does, it has not opened a dialogue.

Letter to the Editor: Pitt Dhirana

Boston University’s Dheem dance team won the Traditionality award at Saturday’s Dhirana dance competition. (Photo by Janine Faust | Contributing Editor)

April 3, 2018

To the Editor, Thank you for writing an article about Pitt Dhirana. It was exciting to wake up Monday morning and see the event we’ve worked for all year on the front page. That being said, as members of the Dhirana 2018 board, we find it necessary to respond to the article titled, “Dhirana danc...

Letter to the Editor | Is Pitt practicing what it preaches?

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher speaks at a Board of Trustees meeting in February.

March 16, 2018

Pitt’s investment in immunotherapy cancer treatment is clearly in line with the University’s mission. But a growing number of students and faculty are calling on Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher and the Board of Trustees to address a number of glaring investments and disinvestments that stand i...

Letter to the Editor | There is no third party. We, the students, are the union

(Photo by John Hamilton | Editor-In-Chief)

By Beth Shaaban / PhD student

July 30, 2017

Surprise! I just returned from presenting some of my research at a conference to a union busting email from the provost. One of my personal favorite lines: “The education, not the financial support, is the goal of graduate study.” Buckle up kids, if you can’t afford your medications, rent, food ...

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