Ann Wootton

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  • Gay marriage laws violate civil rights

    On Tuesday, in the shadow of the Presidential election, 11 states passed bans on gay marriage. Following in the footsteps of Missouri and Louisiana, these states violated basic civil rights and cast discrimination into law.
    This new wave of state-sanctioned homophobia has a strong connection to our country?s history of institutionalized racism. Many of the arguments thrown around condemning same-...

    Forum | November 8, 2004
  • CMU students prepare for Solar Decathlon

    by Ann Wootton
    Junior Staffwriter

    SciTech | October 18, 2004
  • Pitt Program Council continues hip-hop concert ban

    by Ann Wootton
    Junior Staffwriter

    News | October 18, 2004
  • Deep 'Rooted' contoversy in Pittsburgh

    Over the past few weeks, potential controversy has been brewing down at the University of Pittsburgh concerning the school?s reportedly discriminatory policy against bringing in outdoor hip-hop concerts. The questions arose surrounding a failed proposal to bring in The Roots, a popular hip-hop group, for the University?s annual Fall Fest outdoor concert. The school?s justifications for th is decis...

    News | October 11, 2004
  • Howard Dean leads Democratic debate

    Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean visited Pittsburgh last Thursday to rally support for the Kerry campaign and to participate in a debate with Ralph Reed, Southeast regional chairman for the Bush/Cheney campaign.
    Dean spoke to a large crowd of supporters at the Church Brew Works. He appealed to Pennsylvanians by acknowledging the 330,000 jobs lost in the state since George W. Bush took office, ...

    News | October 11, 2004