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Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar packs Stack’d

Presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., spoke to a full crowd in Stack’d on Wednesday night at an event hosted by Pitt College Democrats.

By Rachel Romac, For The Pitt News

September 19, 2019

Sen. Amy Klobuchar entered Stack’d Burgers and Beer with a strong smile and wave, to chants of “Amy! Amy! Amy!” from the bar area and the sidewalk next to the restaurant.

Fetterman responds to tough student questions

Braddock Mayor John Fetterman discusses his plans to run for Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor with Pitt Democrats Tuesday night. (Photo by Christian Snyder | Online Visual Editor)

By Christian Snyder, Multimedia Editor

January 17, 2018

On the chalkboard in room 236 of the Cathedral of Learning Tuesday night were some small illustrations of a bird and a dog, followed by “ing.” Put it together and you get bird-dogging, the act of closely scrutinizing a politician’s views — which is what a group of five students decided to do when Br...

Pitt political groups face off in first ‘great three-way debate’

Peter Brath, an economics and political science major, debates for the Pitt College Republicans. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer

November 29, 2017

Ben Sheppard, president of Pitt’s Libertarian group Students for Liberty, went after both major political parties in his opening remarks during the first-ever three-way debate with the College Democrats and the College Republicans Tuesday night. “Tonight on stage, there are two other parties — on one hand...

Event explores conflict over climate change

Bob Inglis, a former U.S. Representative and Executive Director of republicEn, co-led a presentation on social and political polarization. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Staff Photographer)

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

Highlighting the existing political lines at Pitt was not what Samuel Ressin had in mind while planning his Polarization vs. the Planet event. Ressin — the president of the Climate Stewardship Society — said the event was supposed to showcase climate change and ways to show bipartisan support on the ...

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