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  • EdBoard: The inevitable risks of demonstrating

    On Tuesday, April 18, a crowd of people gathered on the campus of Pitt to protest a debate being held between Michael Knowles, a transphobic political commentator, and Brad Polumbo, a right-leaning, libertarian journalist. The protests garnered much attention when law enforcement became involved after a series of small incendiary devices went off. The editorial board of the [Pittsburgh Post-Gazett...

    Forum | April 24, 2023
  • Our alert systems failed the test

    At 11:15 p.m. on Monday, April 10, Pittsburgh police responded to a report of shots fired at the Hillman Library, in an unsettling parallel to the March 29 hoax reporting of shots fired at Central Catholic High School. After conducting a search of the building, it was det...

    Forum | April 17, 2023
  • EdBoard: SALSA reports on concerns to JFC

    In a recent open letter to the Joint Funding Committe (JFC), the Spanish and Latine Student Association (SALSA) executive board wrote about cuts made to their budget request which they believe to be the result of bias within the JFC.

    Forum | April 10, 2023
  • EdBoard: Trump's indictment rings hollow

    On Thursday, March 30, a grand jury in Manhattan indicted former president Donald Trump for illegally sending hush money to adult film performer, Stormy Daniels. This case began in 2018 when Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen pled guilty to making a deal with the tabloid National Enquirer to pay off Daniels, who was aiming ...

    Forum | April 3, 2023
  • Thistles and thorns: EdBoard takes on 2022

    At the close of each year, The Tartan reassesses the year’s events. Thistles go to people and events that had a positive effect on the campus community and society at large; thorns go to those that have negatively impacted the campus and our society.

    Forum | December 5, 2022