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The Pitt Prescription: Sleep aids

The Pitt Prescription: Sleep aids

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer

November 17, 2019

If you are making lifestyle changes but still cannot get the healthy amount of sleep, then there is the option of using medications.

College Compass: Perks of living on-campus

College Compass: Perks of living on-campus

By Ana Altchek, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Students often overlook the benefits of on-campus living. Read all about the perks of living on campus in this week’s College Compass.

Weekend Watchlist: Period pieces

Weekend Watchlist: Period pieces

By The Pitt News Staff

November 14, 2019

Time travel isn’t real, but the best next thing would have to be period pieces — movies and television shows that are set in an earlier period. They allow you to be transported back in time without leaving the 21st century — or your couch. Here are our favorite period pieces available to stream.

Pittchcraft: Witch representation in media

Pittchcraft: Witch representation in media

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Now that spooky season has officially ended, it is perhaps a very good time to reflect on a certain aspect of the Halloween season — Witches, and the usually negative representation of them in media.

Old News: A history of Joe Biden’s visits to Pitt

Old News: A history of Joe Biden’s visits to Pitt

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

November 8, 2019

Unlike other 2020 contenders — including Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and recent dropout Beto O’Rourke — Biden hasn’t made the trip to Oakland during his visits to Pittsburgh this semester. But he’s not a stranger to Pitt’s campus.

Weekend Watchlist: YouTube channels

Weekend Watchlist: YouTube channels

By The Pitt News Staff

November 7, 2019

YouTube — aside from the shows hosted on the optional, subscription-based YouTube Red sub-platform — is completely free to watch, which is great for college students who are ballin’ on a budget, can’t afford cable or don’t have access to streaming. Here are some of our favorite channels.

Oakland Outlook: Finding love on TinderU

Oakland Outlook: Finding love on TinderU

By Megan Williams, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

It’s strange to me that so many of us Pitt students look for love while in college. The very natures of each contradict, love and college, as the former portends permanence and the latter is itself a liminal space, something from which we (are intended to) move on.

The Pitt Prescription: How to manage pain and stay healthy

The Pitt Prescription: How to manage pain and stay healthy

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer

November 3, 2019

Taking care of yourself, your mind and your body is incredibly important and college students sometimes forget this. A lot of pent-up stress and pressure can lead to significant impairment of one’s immune system.

Pittchcraft: Celebrating Samhain

Pittchcraft: Celebrating Samhain

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Halloween may be over, but the celebration of Samhain is still going strong. Samhain is a Celtic holiday celebrating the last harvest of the year from Oct. 31 to Nov. 1, which historically served as the origins for the now mainstream Halloween holiday.

Weekend Watchlist: Netflix original series

Weekend Watchlist: Netflix original series

By The Pitt News Staff

October 31, 2019

Netflix pumps out a LOT of original content each year, but how much of it is actually worth watching? TPN staffers share what they believe are the cream of the crop of Netflix original series.

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