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Opinion | What ‘Rick and Morty’ can tell us about American masculinity

Opinion | What ‘Rick and Morty’ can tell us about American masculinity

By Genna Edwards, Senior Staff Columnist

May 19, 2020

The showrunners, Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland, have 70 episodes left. They should use them to change their philosophical tune.

Editorial: Biden Twitter bout promises more brash leadership

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Carnegie Music Hall Feb. 12. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 27, 2018

For those who fear a woman would be too emotional to be president, last Thursday’s Twitter scrap between two men — one currently in that position, one potentially the next in line — might change their minds. Behaving characteristically like an upset toddler, President Donald Trump called out f...

Sigmas scrutinize race, masculinity

About 20 people attended a talk on toxic masculinity, hosted by Pitt’s chapter of Phi Beta Sigma in the William Pitt Union Monday night. (Photo by Evan Meng | Staff Photographer)

By Sarah Frumkin | Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

Gabby Yearwood said he tells people all the time he wasn’t born a feminist. Toxic forms of masculinity impacted his own life as a youth, he said. But going to college helped undo his preconceptions that cultural constructs had taught him — such as his aversion to gay people. “I was homopho...

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