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Priya Gupta voted for the first time this year but had to track down a missing ballot after it was lost in the mail on the way from New Jersey to Pittsburgh.

First-time voters feel empowered, frustrated leading up to Election Day

By Thea Barrett, Staff Writer October 28, 2020
Priya Gupta is one of the 24 million Gen Z voters who will have the opportunity to vote on Election Day. Some first-time voters at Pitt described their thought process leading up to the election and the issues that sway them the most.
Members of Pitt College Republicans at the 2020 Lincoln Dinner in February.

‘Pseudo-Pitt for Trump’: College Republicans campaign for Trump, local candidates

By Natalie Frank, Senior Staff Writer October 28, 2020
Elizabeth Oresanya, the president of Pitt's College Republicans, said the group acts as a “pseudo-Pitt for Trump” group on campus, but prioritizes local races. She said members don’t agree with the president on every issue, but most support his re-election.
New rules proposed by the Trump administration seek to create fixed terms of up to four years for student visas, as well as create new applications for international students to extend their stay in the United States, among other changes.

‘A perpetual state of fear’: International students criticize latest round of proposed student visa changes

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor October 14, 2020
The new rules published on Sept. 25 by the Department of Homeland Security — which would affect many of Pitt’s more than 3,100 international students — seek to create fixed terms of up to four years for student visas, as well as new applications for international students to extend their stay in the United States.
The Bruegger’s Bagels located on 3714 Forbes Ave. closed in mid-December.

In case you missed it: News from winter break 2019

By Jon Moss, News Editor January 5, 2020
We’ve rounded up a few of the break’s biggest headlines, in case you missed them.
President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters on Tuesday in New York City. World leaders from across the globe are gathered at the 74th session of the U.N. General Assembly, amid crises ranging from climate change to possible conflict between Iran and the United States.

U. S. House to begin impeachment inquiry

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor September 24, 2019
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday that the House will begin a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump — the fourth inquiry in the 243-year history of the American government.
President Donald Trump answers questions from the media before departing the White House on Monday.

Editorial | Trump calls for state TV network: a dictator move

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 28, 2018
The president believes the United States should form a state TV network — but such an endeavor would be a dangerous propaganda purveyor.
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with workers on “Cutting the Red Tape, Unleashing Economic Freedom” in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Trump mocks Ford: a tragedy for #MeToo and the country

By Kelly Loftus , For The Pitt News October 17, 2018
Trump mocked Ford’s allegations against Kavanaugh — a harmful and disrespectful move. As the leader of the country, the president is responsible for emphasizing the legitimacy of important issues.
Members of the Pitt Political Science Association invited students and faculty to watch President Trump’s state of the Union address at a viewing party in Posvar. (Photos by Issi Glatts | Assistant Visual Editor)

Students gather for State of the Union address viewing

By Hannah Schneider, Staff Writer January 31, 2018

While Pitt College Republicans and Pitt College Democrats hosted separate State of the Union viewing parties, Pitt’s Political Science Student Association held an event appealing to students of any political...

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