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Opinion | Stop rationalizing gender-based violence

Opinion | Stop rationalizing gender-based violence

By Mackenzie Oster, Staff Columnist March 22, 2021
Gender-based violence is causing harm to every country and every culture. Reform is necessary to combat the discrimination against women in America.
Bankers Life Fieldhouse will host the 2021 NCAA men's basketball tournament games in the first and second rounds and the Sweet 16.

Editorial | The NCAA failed its female athletes

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 22, 2021
The NCAA’s failure to provide equal amenities for men and women’s basketball teams is inexcusable.
Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern at her party’s Pacific launch at Mangere in South Auckland Aug. 26, 2017. (Shirley Kwok/Pacific Press/Sipa USA/TNS)

Editorial: 60 Minutes’ sexist interview with New Zealand PM

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 28, 2018

President Donald Trump is known for his off-the-cuff remarks in speeches and interviews, but it’s highly unlikely we’ll ever see the day when laundry or his baby’s birth is the topic up for discussion....

(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

Hold Greek Life to a higher standard

By Neena Hagen, Columnist January 30, 2018

From Penn State to Florida State, colleges across the country have been joining an ever-lengthening list of schools with recent high-profile fraternity fatalities tarnishing their records. Pitt nearly...

(Vector by Jordan Mondell | Contributing Editor)

Dr. Who takes on a new enemy: sexism

By Elise Lavallee, Contributing Editor August 21, 2017

Dr. Who has faced many adversaries over the past 54 years — daleks, cybermen, weeping angels — all of which the Time Lord has defeated. But this season, the 13th Doctor is up against a new kind of...

The Miller Centre County District Attorney and Timothy Piazza's parents stand at a podium during a press conference on May 5, 2017 after their son's death earlier that year. (David Swanson/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)

Column: Greek life promotes dangerous, elitist culture

By Christian Snyder, Opinions Editor July 4, 2017

At Penn State’s fraternity Beta Theta Pi’s Bid Night, on a cold February night in State College, Timothy Piazza fractured his skull and ruptured his spleen when he fell down a flight of stairs. His...

Sarah Stier is a student photojournalist at Ohio University and has experienced sexism in the industry. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Steir)

Sports Journalism needs, deserves more female representation

It’s halftime during the Pitt vs Duke game at Heinz Field. The photo room is warm and abuzz with chatter — most Pittsburgh-based photographers know one another and are sharing inside jokes and quips...

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