Category: Current Topics

Opinion | Food Insecurity Isn’t Funny

By: Madison Ricker On Wednesday, September 25th, a controversial article was published by The Pitt News criticizing “prowling upperclassmen” asking to be swiped in to the University’s largest dining hall, Market Central. The “Market...

Active Minds Brings ‘Send Silence Packing’ to Pitt

By: Cassie Maz On Friday, Active Minds, a national nonprofit organization that aims to facilitate conversations about mental health, set up an exhibit on the Cathedral of Learning’s lawn called Send Silence Packing. Pitt...

The Problem with Parran Hall

By: Morgan Gilmer Last month, the statue of Stephen Foster was removed from its place next to Schenley Plaza in Oakland. The removal comes after years of controversy as the statue depicts Foster, the...

What Offshore Drilling Could Mean for Our World

By: Corrine Koziel In January, the Trump Administration released an extremely reckless plan to open more than 90 percent of our oceans to offshore drilling.  The New York Times reported that this would open...