Lydia Green Operations Manager

Class of 2018


  • Division among liberals can lead to catastrophic results

    Scrolling through my social media feeds, I see the expected: conservatives arguing with liberals. But I also see an equal amount of liberals arguing with fellow liberals, sometimes about which politicians are good people, sometimes about what issues are important, and sometimes it's honestly just petty bickering. With the very conservative Republican government that we have right now, it is import...

    Forum | September 18, 2017
  • Bar Buddies: Urban Tap

    As a pair of newly minted 21-year-olds heading into our senior year, we face a vital question: where is the best place in Pittsburgh to crack open a cold one with the boys or just drink away our existential angst about the future? We are embarking on a semester-long journey to find the best watering hole in Pittsburgh, one shot in the dark at a time. This week: Urban Tap.

    Pillbox | September 18, 2017
  • “Fake news” meaning differs among different groups

    In Donald Trump's first press conference after the election, he called CNN "fake news" and refused to take their questions. Trump's disregard for the mainstream media has caused a significant uptick in usage of the te...

    Forum | May 1, 2017
  • Democrats must seriously consider universal health care

    After the Republicans’ failure to pass their Affordable Care Act (ACA) replacement, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), House Speaker Paul Ryan declared the ACA "the law of the land ... for the foreseeable future," but that fact hasn't dissuaded Republicans from continuing to brainstorm ACA alternatives. The Dem...

    Forum | April 17, 2017
  • Negative media stereotypes harm perception of immigrants

    The 2016 election season, with Donald Trump’s discussion of walls and bans, brought immigration issues into public consciousness. His more recent executive order attempts at a Muslim ban have held them there. Although this is a debate about immigrants, immigrants and their families are largely not given a voice in ...

    Forum | April 3, 2017