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Editorial: PETA, stay in your lane

Editorial: PETA, stay in your lane

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 2, 2020

PETA has a history of controversial takes, and while the organization does a lot of important work, it’s extremely problematic to put animal rights on the same level as human rights.

Gallagher discusses research and in-state students at trustees meeting

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher speaks at a Senate Council meeting last year. (TPN File Photo)

By Rachel Glasser | News Editor

September 27, 2017

Pitt’s board of trustees meeting Wednesday began with an interruption. As Chairperson Eva Tansky Blum began her opening remarks, a protester stood in the William Pitt Union assembly room, shouting, “Shame on Pitt, stop cruel mouse testing.” The individual was immediately escorted out of the r...

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