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Editorial | The Pitt community deserves to be kept in the loop

Litchfield Towers A, B and C are located on lower campus between Fifth and Forbes avenues and house approximately 1,800 students.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

August 10, 2020

In the time of COVID-19, no choice feels like a good choice — and no choice will please everyone. We understand that. But members of the Pitt community deserve to be kept in the loop about fall plans, even if the administration isn’t fully sure about what’s happening.

Editorial | Pitt’s required “shelter-in-place” is delusional

Editorial | Pitt’s required “shelter-in-place” is delusional

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

July 21, 2020

This quarantine plan is full of gaping holes — the most obvious being that the honors system has never been a reliable method for control of any university student body.

Editorial | Fall instruction must be entirely remote

Editorial | Fall instruction must be entirely remote

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

July 14, 2020

Reopening campuses means that some students and faculty will die. There’s simply no way to justify this fiscally — or educationally.

Opinion | Counterpoint: Schools should bring students back to campus in the fall

Opinion | Counterpoint: Schools should bring students back to campus in the fall

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist

June 23, 2020

By keeping social distance guidelines, increasing tests and remaining vigilant and weary of spikes, universities can at least attempt to re-open — and they should.

State releases college reopening guidance

State releases college reopening guidance

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Contributing Editor

June 5, 2020

The Pa. Department of Education released preliminary guidance for reopening colleges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday.

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