April 11, 2017 By Mollie March-Steinman I attended Pittsburgh Public Schools from kindergarten through high school, and it was an honor to do so. I loved being surrounded by vibrant, talented young […]
In Defense of Science
By Nijah Glenn Science has always been a field of controversy. From the beginnings of modern science in the ancient world to the Middle Ages to the recent autism vaccine controversy, one […]
PPS Students Unite!
February 13, 2017 By Mollie March-Steinman Early on February 8th, over 350 students from all across the Pittsburgh Public School district gathered in Market Square to protest the confirmation of Betsy DeVos […]
Senator Warren Rejects Betsy DeVos and You Can, Too!
February 2, 2017 Jacqueline Souza On January 17th, 2017, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) grilled Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos on her lack of experience and inferiority within the […]
What Pennsylvania’s Faculty Strike Means for the Future of Labor
By Neil Cosgrove November 1, 2016 The faculty of the 14 Pennsylvania state-owned universities went on strike from October 19th to the 21st, 2016, somewhat less than three days. Around mid-afternoon […]
Safe Spaces and Trigger Warnings: What’s Actually Going on in America’s Classrooms?
By Tallon Kennedy October 1, 2016 Back in September of 2015, The Atlantic produced a piece entitled “The Coddling of the American Mind” about the rise of trigger warnings and safe spaces […]
Fight the Power: Students Rally for Change
July 3, 2016 By Nijah Glenn On June 17th, a group of student activists gathered at the Pittsburgh Public School Board to discuss changes in school code for the benefit of current […]
In Favor of Free Education
June 10, 2016 By Carissa Richetti 2016 has been a benchmark year, and I’m happy to live in the midst of more progressive ideals, such as more civil rights being granted to […]
Tomorrow is the “March to Take Back Our University”
February 25, 2016 By Matt Petras University of Pittsburgh students, professors and faculty are joining forces tomorrow at 3:30 PM to agitate the university to treat them better in the “March to […]