The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

This combination of photos shows Pennsylvania Democratic gubernatorial candidate state Attorney General Josh Shapiro, left, and Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano, right.

‘Midterms are just as important’: Pitt students discuss Pennsylvania gubernatorial election

By Alexandra Ross, Senior Staff Writer November 4, 2022
Pitt students say everything from the economy to crime to climate change is on the ballot as voters determine whether Democrat Josh Shapiro or Republican Doug Mastriano will become Pennsylvania’s next governor.
Flowers and pictures brought for the recently deceased Queen Elizabeth II of England rest near a picture of her at Green Park in London, England on Sunday.

Opinion | A monarch’s death is not something to grieve

By Sofia Uriagereka-Herburger, For The Pitt News September 18, 2022
Queen Elizabeth II shouldn’t have her complicity in British imperialism erased at the expense of the taxpayers.
Rep. Liz Cheney speaks Aug. 16, 2022, at a primary Election Day gathering in Jackson, Wyo.

Opinion | Liz Cheney isn’t spineless, just soulless

By Grace DeLallo, Assistant Opinions Editor September 14, 2022
Despite her involvement on the Jan. 6 House committee, Rep. Liz Cheney has worked against the interests of everyday people, much like the whole Republican Party.
Opinion | 2021 Met Gala outfits have something to say and we should listen

Opinion | 2021 Met Gala outfits have something to say and we should listen

By Mackenzie Oster, Staff Columnist September 23, 2021
The daring approach of using fashion as a force for change as an insider at the event was a tactical way of rattling the status quo.
Opinion | Political hypocrisy shouldn’t stay the norm

Opinion | Political hypocrisy shouldn’t stay the norm

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist September 7, 2021
I wondered why it was so difficult for me to admit that Biden dropped the ball.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during the daily media briefing at the Office of the Governor of the State of New York on July 23, 2020, in New York City.

Opinion | Cuomo shows how politics and sexual misconduct go hand in hand

By Ben Mankowski, For The Pitt News August 26, 2021
Powerful politicians are able to exploit those below them with a workplace dynamic only they can control.
Opinion | Democrats should rely on young people to navigate political crossroads

Opinion | Democrats should rely on young people to navigate political crossroads

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist July 13, 2021
Campaigns, legislators and organizations will gladly accept our unpaid labor, but don’t care about what we have to say.
Opinion | We need to talk about voter suppression in Pennsylvania

Opinion | We need to talk about voter suppression in Pennsylvania

By India Krug, Staff Columnist April 13, 2021
Staff columnist India Krug discusses recent attempts to suppress the vote in Pennsylvania.
Congressperson Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks with reporters after a meeting with then-President Donald Trump at the White House on April 21, 2020.

Editorial | Republicans must condemn Matt Gaetz

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 11, 2021
Republicans must renounce Matt Gaetz as strongly as they did Gov. Cuomo.
Opinion | All mainstream media networks serve the same goal — make tons of money

Opinion | All mainstream media networks serve the same goal — make tons of money

By Ethan Tessler, Senior Staff Columnist April 7, 2021
There is no objective mass media, there is only corporate mass media.
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