The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Satire | Dear gym bros, are you guys okay?

Satire | Dear gym bros, are you guys okay?

By Paige Wasserman, Senior Staff Columnist January 18, 2023
I am very pro-exercise and pro-gym, just not pro-toxic-gym bro. Gym bros have lost the plot. Your mindsets demonstrate a breed of manhood that refuses to truly understand women, much to its own detriment.
Opinion | Gillette commercial deserves attention, thought

Opinion | Gillette commercial deserves attention, thought

By Anne Marie Yurik, Staff Columnist January 27, 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?
Actor Justin Baldoni spoke at last week’s An Evening with Justin Baldoni event to headline Women’s Empowerment Week at Pitt. (Photo by Chiara Rigaud | Staff Photographer)

Editorial: Justin Baldoni’s feminism is too male-focused

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 3, 2018

Students passing through the William Pitt Union last week may have noticed a sign announcing a University-sponsored talk with television actor and speaker Justin Baldoni. But unless they looked any closer,...

About 20 people attended a talk on toxic masculinity, hosted by Pitt’s chapter of Phi Beta Sigma in the William Pitt Union Monday night. (Photo by Evan Meng | Staff Photographer)

Sigmas scrutinize race, masculinity

By Sarah Frumkin | Staff Writer October 24, 2017

Gabby Yearwood said he tells people all the time he wasn’t born a feminist. Toxic forms of masculinity impacted his own life as a youth, he said. But going to college helped undo his preconceptions...

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