February 24, 2016 By Nijah Glenn Although we as a society love to bash pop culture and dissect every last bit of media for symbolism that isn’t there, it is appropriate to […]
NewPeople is the peace and justice newspaper of Pittsburgh and the Tri-state area, and is published 11 times a year. It fills the voids left by the mainstream media reflecting the reality of progressive, alternative politics locally, nationally and globally.
As a publication of the Thomas Merton Center, the paper reports on the issues of war, poverty, racism and oppression, raising the moral questions involved in the non-violent struggle to bring about a more peaceful and just world. The NewPeople acts as an organizing tool and communiqué for Thomas Merton Center members and the activist community at large.
February 21, 2016 By Kathleen Mannard I believe we have a moral and ethical duty to preserve our environment. I know though that I have taken the environment for granted before. Growing […]
February 21, 2016 By Matt Petras Nintendo, the famous Japanese video game company responsible for brands like Super Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda as well as popular video game systems like the Wii […]
February 15, 2016 By Matt Petras Video games have changed a lot since Asteroids and Pac-Man. Gone Home, made by the independent development studio The Fullbright Company, is a first-person adventure game […]
February 15, 2016 By Imaz Athar Paint a picture of a drug addict. Now, step back, and look at what you’ve created. Someone in a dark street corner or maybe alone in […]
February 9, 2016 By Joy Cannon This past week, Coldplay released a new music video for their song “Hymn for the Weekend” featuring Beyonce, and the debate seemed to ensue almost immediately. […]
February 8, 2016 By Kathleen Mannard College education provides formative years for young adults to expand and challenge their knowledge of politics. With so many college students voting in their first presidential […]
February 4, 2016 By Imaz Athar In this post, I’ll be explaining some research I’ve done at Pitt regarding Medicaid mental health services in Allegheny County. Read on to find out whether […]
February 4, 2016 By Matt Petras The latest issue of Saga, perhaps the most critically acclaimed comic book series of the past four years, focuses on Doff and Upsher, two side characters […]
February 3, 2016 By Kathleen Mannard Time and time again evidence of climate change goes overlooked until the effects are irreversible. History repeats itself and the environment cannot keep up with humanity’s […]