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A Mental Health Awareness Month poster in the William Pitt Union.
‘Vulnerability is a strength’: Panelists discuss the importance of conversations about mental health
By Abby Cardilli, Staff Writer • October 18, 2021
Pitt’s Resident Student Association sponsored a town hall Wednesday titled “The Strength of a Story: A Conversation of Mental Health and Advocacy.” The event’s three speakers explored the importance of self-care and advocacy in mental health conversations.
A UNH football player attempts to tackle sophomore running back Israel Abanikanda during the Pitt vs. UNH game in September.
Column | Key pieces break out for Pitt in 28-7 win over Virginia Tech
By Frankie Richetti, Staff Writer • October 18, 2021
Staff writer Frankie Richetti argues that, after struggling through the first five games, key position groups and players turned in breakout performances for Pitt football in a 28-7 win over Virginia Tech this weekend.
Uzima Smoothie Bar, located on Fifth Avenue, held its opening ceremony on Saturday.
Uzima smoothie bar focuses on a healthy diet and a healthy mind
By Julia DiPietro, Staff Writer • October 18, 2021
Uzima Smoothie Bar offers more than a wide variety of smoothies, juices, acai bowls and health shots. They’re looking to align their food with mental wellness.
Culture editor Diana Velasquez argues that even if “The Last Duel” succeeds in telling a forgotten woman’s story, the movie highlights problematic depictions of sexual assault in Hollywood.
Review | “The Last Duel” tries to find a woman’s justice in medieval France
By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor
Culture editor Diana Velasquez argues that even if “The Last Duel” succeeds in telling a forgotten woman’s story, the movie highlights problematic depictions of sexual assault in Hollywood.
Hozier performs in Seattle in 2015.
Staff Picks: Fall Albums
By The Pitt News Staff
The weather might have not caught up to it yet, but it is definitely October and autumn is upon us. It doesn’t matter if you’re leaning into the more gloomy or the lovestruck aspects of fall, these albums have got you covered.
Pitt’s Senate Council discussed enrollment numbers, the budget cycle and possible student staff and faculty vaccine requirements at last Wednesday’s meeting. In addition, the Council also voted to create an ad-hoc committee for dependent care.
Senate Council discusses potential COVID-19 vaccine requirement for spring semester
By Millicent Watt, Assistant News Editor • October 18, 2021
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Pitt is discussing ways to enforce COVID-19 vaccination — for as early as the spring semester — such as tying vaccination status to student enrollment or faculty employment.
Gene’s Place is located on Louisa Street in Oakland.
Editorial | What Harry Styles would do if he were actually on Pitt’s campus
By The Pitt News Editorial Board
Opinion | How to avoid and recover from burnout
Opinion | How to avoid and recover from burnout
By Lucas DiBlasi, Senior Staff Columnist
Opinion | Stop comparing everything to the Holocaust
Opinion | Stop comparing everything to the Holocaust
By Rachel Soloff, Senior Staff Columnist


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Pennsylvanias Democratic attorney general Josh Shapiro speaks to a crowd with the city behind him during his campaign launch address for Pennsylvania governor, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Pittsburgh.
Pa. AG Josh Shapiro announces run for governor
By Millicent Watt, Assistant News Editor • October 14, 2021
Culture editor Diana Velasquez argues that even if “The Last Duel” succeeds in telling a forgotten woman’s story, the movie highlights problematic depictions of sexual assault in Hollywood.
Review | “The Last Duel” tries to find a woman’s justice in medieval France
By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor • October 17, 2021
Gene’s Place is located on Louisa Street in Oakland.
Editorial | What Harry Styles would do if he were actually on Pitt’s campus
By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 18, 2021
Opinion | How to avoid and recover from burnout
Opinion | How to avoid and recover from burnout
By Lucas DiBlasi, Senior Staff Columnist • October 18, 2021
Opinion | Stop comparing everything to the Holocaust
Opinion | Stop comparing everything to the Holocaust
By Rachel Soloff, Senior Staff Columnist • October 13, 2021
Piada Italian Street Food is located on the corner of Forbes and Meyran Avenues.
Food For Thought | Piada Italian Street Food
By Kendall Swift, For The Pitt News • October 18, 2021
Super Specific | It’s time to revamp Superman
Super Specific | It’s time to revamp Superman
By Diana Velasquez, Contributing Editor • October 11, 2021
Picking The Panther’s Brain | How to beat burnout
Picking The Panther’s Brain | How to beat burnout
By Dalia Maeroff, Contributing Editor • October 10, 2021

Football players celebrate at the Pitt vs. UNH game.
Photos: Homecoming 2021
By Joy Cao, Patrick Cavanagh, Clare Sheedy, and Marissa Muchnok September 28, 2021

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