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Editorial: Stop treating politics like a game show

Editorial: Stop treating politics like a game show

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 4, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

For a man who asks questions for a living, Trebek should know how to phrase one without dwelling on information that has no bearing on how the people of Pennsylvania will vote this November.

Republican gubernatorial candidates debate at CMU

Republican gubernatorial candidates debate at CMU

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer

January 21, 2018


Filed under City, News, Top Stories

The crowd erupted into a mix of boos and cheers at the in Kresge Theatre Saturday night when Laura Ellsworth admitted she did not vote for President Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election, favoring another Republican candidate — John Kasich — instead. “The reason that I didn’t support Presid...

Pitt alumna runs as Republican gubernatorial candidate

Pitt alumna runs as Republican gubernatorial candidate

By Sarah Frumkin | Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under City, News, Top Stories

Laura Ellsworth grew up loving Nancy Drew, the theatre and teaching — which all came in handy when she decided as an undergraduate at Princeton University to become a lawyer. “You get to be a detective — you get to be a performer because you need to use your presence, use your voice, use e...

Editorial: Wagner’s words influence run for governor more than actions

Editorial: Wagner’s words influence run for governor more than actions

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 2, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

State senator, gubernatorial candidate and York, Pennsylvania, businessman Scott Wagner certainly had a colorful March. He spent the month promoting new legislation to seal criminal records and also causing a ruckus with some illogical comments about climate change. The stark contrast between th...

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