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Unpacking Pitt’s appeal as a campaign stop for 2020 candidates

Unpacking Pitt’s appeal as a campaign stop for 2020 candidates

By Rebecca Johnson, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Almost every candidate who’s come to Pittsburgh as part of the 2020 presidential campaign has made a stop in Oakland.

Students get blunt about weed legalization

Students get blunt about weed legalization

By Griffin Lynch, Staff Writer

April 21, 2019

Pittsburgh and Philadelphia passed decriminalization legislation in 2014 and 2015, respectively, and the University of Pittsburgh was certified for medical marijuana research just last year.

Student organizations encourage midterm voting

Student organizations encourage midterm voting

By Andrew O'Brien, For the Pitt News

November 5, 2018

Several student organizations on campus held events in hopes of encouraging voter turnout on election day. According to Adwait Shukla, president of Pitt’s Interfraternity Council and senior adviser of the South Asian Student Association, “If you want candidates who represent your interests, the midterms are where you should vote.”

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