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Editorial: Pittsburgh voters will be unfairly blamed if parks don’t improve after tax increase

Editorial: Pittsburgh voters will be unfairly blamed if parks don’t improve after tax increase

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 10, 2019

The actual plan for park improvement is vague, and if the new tax doesn’t cultivate change in parks, Pittsburgh voters could be blamed. But they shouldn’t be.

Column: Riverhounds could benefit from relegation

Column: Riverhounds could benefit from relegation

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

No matter how far Pittsburgh’s red-hot Riverhounds advance in the USLC playoffs, they won't have the chance for upward mobility in America's soccer pyramid. This should change.

Poetry | We Are the Tree Of Life

Poetry | We Are the Tree Of Life

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

October 27, 2019

Leah Mensch reflects on her Jewish identity one year after the 11 people were killed at the Tree of Life Synagogue.

Editorial: South Side walker and biker trail project insufficient

Editorial: South Side walker and biker trail project insufficient

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 20, 2019

While these safety measures are an improvement, they shouldn’t be limited to people who only travel through Oakland and the South Side.

Editorial: The youth justice system is unjust

Editorial: The youth justice system is unjust

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 6, 2019

Deliberate changes must be made locally and nationally to ensure fairer investigations and treatment of children being prosecuted.

Editorial | Unlimited 30-minute bike rides for first years are a good start

Editorial | Unlimited 30-minute bike rides for first years are a good start

By Pitt News Editorial Board

August 26, 2019

Only first-year students and RAs are included in Healthy Ride’s pilot bike program, but this is an opportunity that all students should be able to reap the benefits of.

Editorial | Pennsylvania politicians need to take Clairton pollution seriously

Editorial | Pennsylvania politicians need to take Clairton pollution seriously

By Pitt News Editorial Board

June 18, 2019

We place trust in these politicians to protect us, and their refusal to acknowledge the health and environmental violations is doing the opposite.

Gallery: Pittsburgh Pride

Gallery: Pittsburgh Pride

By Thomas Yang, Visual Editor

June 11, 2019

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Sports fan bases that should share a beer

Sports fan bases that should share a beer

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

April 11, 2019

A Pittsburgh bakery teamed up with a Cleveland brewery to make a cake-flavored beer, making us think about other rival fan bases that could benefit from an alcoholic culture mash-up.

Opinion | Our police deserve better mental health care

Opinion | Our police deserve better mental health care

By Jeremy Wang, Assistant Opinions Editor

April 2, 2019

Police in America faced a deadly year in 2018 with 144 line of duty deaths. Far less attention is paid to police suicides, which are just as deadly.

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