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Editorial: Elizabeth Warren DNA test in poor taste

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., points toward the subway in the U.S. Capitol on May 24 in Washington, D.C. (Ron Sachs/CNP/Zuma Press/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 17, 2018

Warren’s trace amounts of Native American DNA are laughable. Native Americans still face rampant discrimination in this country, and Warren likening her life experiences to theirs is insensitive.

‘Little House on the Prairie’ offers modern-day reflection

(Illustration by Raka Sarkar | Senior Staff Illustrator)

By Mariam Shalaby | Senior Columnist

March 30, 2018

Seeking respite from a relentless flu last month, I took my childhood favorite “Little House on the Prairie” from my bookshelf. Curling up on the couch, I wondered what kept drawing me back to the story I’ve loved since I was a young girl. I chuckled. What could I, an Egyptian-Chinese daughter of Muslim...

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