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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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Anna Libikh holds a photo of her family who live in Ukraine.

‘Being Ukrainian and being a student’: Ukrainian Pitt students reflect on war

By Clare Sheedy, Contributing Editor March 20, 2022
Returning from spring break, Ukrainian Pitt students reflected on the Russia-Ukraine war and their family’s safety.
A plane flies overhead a group of people gathered around the remains of a car hit by an American drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Opinion | Western cultures need to stop normalizing violence in the Middle East

By Dalia Maeroff, Opinions Editor September 1, 2021
Many Americans are avoiding discussing their own country’s involvement in the conflict — convincing themselves that the Middle East is just a violent place.
Opinion | WW3 memes show a dangerous lack of understanding

Opinion | WW3 memes show a dangerous lack of understanding

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist January 12, 2020
Making memes out of political chaos is not the same as turning lemons into lemonade.
(Illustration by Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor)

Analysis: How a 1999 NATO operation turned Russia against the West

By Christian Snyder, Assistant Opinions Editor September 7, 2017

The name Boris Yeltsin should ring a bell, whether it brings to mind images of him leaping upon a tank during a coup in 1991 Moscow or standing drunk in his underpants in Washington, D.C. in 1995. Yeltsin,...

The Madras Maiden, one of the last remaining B-17 bombers, flies back to the Allegheny County Airport during a media flight Monday. (Photo by John Hamilton | Editor-in-Chief)

World War II-era B-17 bomber will soar over Pittsburgh this weekend

Listening to the sound of four revving engines muffled by ear plugs, passengers on the B-17 crawl into the nose turret of the WWII-era bomber, seeing stretches of land and Pittsburgh landmarks appear and...

President Barack Obama Delivers Statement On Syria

President Barack Obama Delivers Statement On Syria

By Kristoffer Tripplaar / MCT Campus September 5, 2013

President Barack Obama, joined by Vice President Joe Biden, delivers a statement on Syria in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., Saturday, August 31, 2013. (Kristoffer Tripplaar/Pool/Abaca...

Boston Marathon investigation

Boston Marathon investigation

By MCT Campus August 19, 2013

Humanizing terrorists, like Tsarnaev, can help us take a more honest look at their motivations. 

Palestinian hunger strike at Red Cross

Palestinian hunger strike at Red Cross

By MCT Campus July 17, 2013

Pitt's SJP chapter has joined other worldwide in protesting what they perceive as the suppression of Palestinians by Israel. 

Students reflect on Boston attack

Students reflect on Boston attack

By Stuart Cahill April 17, 2013

Government agencies arrive on the scene moments after the attack. Bobby Mizia

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