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Editorial: Supreme Court’s decision hurts LGBTQ+ community

 Protesters gathered in front of the Supreme Court building Dec. 5, 2017, the day the court was to hear the case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The case was decided in favor of Masterpiece Cakeshop June 4, 2018. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

June 6, 2018

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission showed “hostility” toward a local baker when it decided he had discriminated against gay couple by refusing to bake a cake for their wedding in 2012. The ruling avoided a larger question the case presented, which is whether Jack Phil...

Labor of love: PSA puts on Mock Shaadi

Friends hold a sheer tapestry over the head of Kamya Menon, the bride in the Pitt Pakistani Student Association’s Mock Shaadi event. (Photo courtesy of Jorge Santiago)

By Shahum Ajmal | Staff Writer

April 17, 2018

Two first-year students exchanged vows in the William Pitt Union ballroom Saturday night — but all in good fun. The bride and groom were volunteer participants in the Pitt Pakistani Student Association’s second annual Mock Shaadi event. Awash in shades of red, yellow and pink, the ballroom wa...

Kissing for keeps at Heinz Chapel

Kissing for keeps at Heinz Chapel

October 8, 2015

Kissing for keeps at Heinz ChapelAmy Beaudine / Staff WriterOctober 9, 2015When Bill Young overheard a Pitt Pathfinder telling a student about the legend of Heinz Chapel, he thought the legend was a myth.The young director of Communication Services at Pitt listened as a tour guide told a prospective...

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