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The University Library System and Pitt Community Engagement Center Homewood held the virtual event “Honoring Women on the Front Line of COVID-19” on Tuesday afternoon over Zoom in honor of Women’s History Month.

Women panelists discuss finding a balance between work, personal lives during the pandemic

By Alice Tang, Staff Writers March 31, 2021
The University Library System and CEC in Homewood held the virtual event “Honoring Women on the Front Line of COVID-19” on Tuesday afternoon over Zoom in honor of Women’s History Month.
San Francisco 49ers' Offensive assistant coach Katie Sowers is seen at the Miami Marlins Park during Super Bowl opening night on Monday, Jan. 27.

Column: Women have earned their space in sports

By Hope Matyas, For the Pitt News February 14, 2020
Creating space for women in sports serves success and growth but is only attainable when they are respected as athletes or officials, rather than leaning into patterns of gender bias.
Opinion | Patriarchy keeps female films from succeeding

Opinion | Patriarchy keeps female films from succeeding

By Alex Dolinger, Staff Columnist January 8, 2020
This outright proves the point that patriarchy is steering audiences away from female stories.
Penn Badgley plays the serial killer Joe on the Netflix show “You.”

Opinion | “You” and the violence of attraction

By Genna Edwards, Staff Columnist January 8, 2020
The talk around this show has painted our attraction as sick and is a sign of ignoring the blatantly obvious — duh, he’s fictional a serial killer. He is not a viable option.
Crissy Shannon is Pitt's first female drum major.

Crissy Shannon: Bending over backwards for Pitt band

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor September 5, 2019
Pitt senior Crissy Shannon earned the role of drum major last spring, becoming the first woman to do so in the band’s 108-year history.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during the second night of the first Democratic presidential debate on Thursday, June 27, at the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami.

Opinion | Want to break the glass ceiling? Stop focusing on gender

By Julia Kreutzer , Senior Staff Columnist July 9, 2019
Focusing on anything other than candidates’ abilities is not only a slap in the face to women who have spent their lives fighting to serve the country, but also hinders our ability to get the best person for the job. 
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Legislative Conference on March 12, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Editorial: Don’t dismiss Biden allegations

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 3, 2019
We owe the women who made the allegations against Biden the same respect we give all other victims of assault and harassment who come forward.
Alexa Bliss was a two-time RAW women’s champion before this year’s Money in the Bank competition. (Photo via Flickr)

WWE women’s ‘Money in the Bank’ results in another generic outcome

By Alexa Marzina | Staff Writer June 20, 2018

This year, I spent my Father’s Day the way anybody who feels awkward during family gatherings should — drinking a beer and watching eight beautiful women beat each other up with ladders. Though...

The Tuesday Night Monologue Project, in which female-only guests are invited to participate in writing workshops and share responses to prompts, is held in Vanessa German’s Art House in Homewood. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

Women hone craft at Art House in Homewood

By Shahum Ajmal | Staff Writer April 5, 2018

As Vanessa German and a group of artists were about to settle in for a night of writing and discussion in her house, a car crash outside derailed the March evening. The group witnessed an altercation...

(Illustration by Abigail Katz | Staff Illustrator)

Women in STEM initiatives push flawed focus

By Neena Hagen, Senior Columnist March 28, 2018

As a female actuarial mathematics student, I don't need anyone to tell me that my gender puts me in the minority in my academic field. That’s why I’m never surprised when feminist activists point out...

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