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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Katz Graduate School of Business.

Report finds Pitt business professor engaged in ‘non-consensual sexual contact’ at previous Michigan State job

By Rebecca Johnson and Alexandra Ross March 3, 2023
According to a report made public this year, a professor in Pitt’s Katz School of Business “engaged in non-consensual sexual contact” with multiple people at his previous job at Michigan State University. In July, he started a new job at Pitt.
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. (Mike Groll/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo/TNS)

Editorial | Cuomo’s apology is insufficient, irrelevant

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 3, 2021
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s misconduct cannot be remedied by a makeshift apology.
A panel of experts from Pitt and the city of Pittsburgh discussed the new Title IX regulations and their effects on the University Thursday via Zoom.

Title IX office discusses resources, training under new federal regulations

By Natalie Frank and Rebecca Johnson October 23, 2020
Pitt administrators and a panel of experts discussed new Title IX regulations and their effect on the University at the Thursday afternoon panel “Unpacking the New Title IX Regulations.”
Katie Pope, the coordinator of the Title IX office, talks about the push to make her office more accessible.

Title IX releases data, holds first-ever town hall

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor October 1, 2019
Title IX coordinator Katie Pope said at the sparsely-attended town hall that the office hopes to “be more present” on campus starting this year.
Controversial comedian Louis C.K. performed a three-show tour at Pittsburgh Improv in Homestead this past weekend.

Editorial: Hosting Louis C.K. reflects badly on Pittsburgh

By The Pitt News Editorial Board January 28, 2019
Louis C.K.’s presence in Pittsburgh — and the entire tour — was a mistake and an insult to women in comedy and in the audience.
Opinion | Gillette commercial deserves attention, thought

Opinion | Gillette commercial deserves attention, thought

By Anne Marie Yurik, Staff Columnist January 28, 2019
Gillette’s newest commercial poses a question that upset America’s men, even though it is one women face every day: Is this the best you can be?
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaks during a news conference in Coral Springs, Florida, after meeting with students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on March 7.

DeVos’ proposal hurts survivors of sexual assault

By Anne Marie Yurik, Senior Staff Columnist November 26, 2018
Even though Title IX is usually meant to protect the victims of sexual assault, DeVos' new plan, which tries to protect those accused over the victims, is a step backward.
Oakland Says No More, a campaign which hopes to end workplace sexual harassment and violence, encouraged supporters to sign their petition at an event hosted on Oakland Avenue Tuesday evening. (Photo by Samuel Weber | Staff Writer)

Oakland business owners say “No More” to sexual harassment

By Sam Weber | Staff Writer June 13, 2018

Along Oakland Avenue from Sennott Street to Forbes Avenue, local businesses and organizations came out Tuesday afternoon to celebrate a new partnership between the Southwestern PA Says No More initiative...

An office on the 14th floor of the Cathedral of Learning, where Pitts Department of Communication is located. (Photo by John Hamilton / Managing Editor)

Communication department undervalues women, dean says after review

By Janine Faust / Assistant News Editor March 22, 2018

The dean of the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences said Thursday that previous investigations and a recent survey of the department of communication have revealed an environment where women remain undervalued. “The...

U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan spoke out on Tuesday, denying the sexual harassment charges against him. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

Editorial: Meehan confuses ‘soul mate’ and sexual assault

By The Pitt News Editorial Board January 25, 2018

U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan sat on the House Ethics Committee for three terms, investigating several representatives’ alleged violations of the law and ensuring members maintained proper conduct — until...

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