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Feminists march for inclusivity

Members of the Pitt Progressives’ Socialist Feminist Working Group march as a part of the group’s “You Deserve, We Deserve” week. (Photo by Divyanka Bhatia | Staff Photographer)

By Janine Faust | Assistant News Editor

April 6, 2018

Marchers waving signs made out of cardboard, paper and pizza boxes drew the attention of passersby as they wove their way through Pitt’s campus and Oakland Thursday evening — chanting in support of women of all sexualities and races. One of the pizza boxes read “Injustice anywhere is a threat to...

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

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)

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, it’s unlikely anyone realized what he was invited for — Women’s Empowerment Week. Baldoni, w...

Top 10: Ways to dismantle the patriarchy

Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer

By The Pitt News Editorial Board and Pitt Tonight

March 24, 2017

Student Government Board’s Women’s Empowerment Week was certainly a hit. Leslie Jones came to campus, followed by a very special women’s empowerment-themed episode of Pitt Tonight and, coincidentally, the hiring of the first female athletic director in Pitt history. We’ve been particularly inspi...

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