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The freshmen shuffle: How Pitt deals with an influx of students

By Amy Beaudine / Staff Writer 10 hours ago

Pitt’s chief enrollment officer Marc Harding said trying to exactly predict the freshman class size is “like trying to land a jumbo jet on a dime.” Regardless of the number of applications, the University aims to bring around 3,900 new fresh faces to campus every year, and while Pitt doesn’t hit the number on the […]

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Nativism: Same old story

By Matthew Moret / For The Pitt News 10 hours ago

When it comes to their country, Americans never really embrace the “caring is sharing” mantra. The fact that xenophobia — the intense dislike of people from other countries — is now, once again, a regular feature of campaign coverage is unsurprising. Since xenophobia emerged in the late 1700s, it never really went away. But it’s […]

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