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The Pitt Prescription: All about acne

The Pitt Prescription: All about acne

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

Many acne "hacks" on social media" have tips that aren’t actually effective or could even be damaging to your skin.

College Compass: The journey to the GED

College Compass: The journey to the GED

By Ana Eberts, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

For some time, I was ashamed to say that I did not graduate high school.

Weekend Watchlist: Mysteries

Weekend Watchlist: Mysteries

By The Pitt News Staff

January 24, 2020

Our list of streaming mystery picks for this weekend doesn’t include any Holmes, but it does include other giants of the genre, like Agatha Christie and Scooby-Doo.

Weekend Watchlist: Hidden gems

Weekend Watchlist: Hidden gems

By The Pitt News Staff

January 16, 2020

Sometimes streaming service algorithms are good. Other times, they bury the best content at the bottom of their catalogs.

Old News: Druidgate

Old News: Druidgate

By Emily Wolfe, Digital Manager

January 16, 2020

It might not be ancient history, but most current Pitt students won’t remember the last time the Druids really made headlines — in 2013, when two thirds of the year’s elected Student Government Board were revealed to be members of the secret society. 

The Pitt Prescription: Caring for dry skin and dandruff

The Pitt Prescription: Caring for dry skin and dandruff

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer

January 12, 2020

Every year, when the temperature starts to drop outside, I start to carry a travel-sized bottle of lotion with me wherever I go. As it gets colder and colder, it seems like my skin dries out no matter what I do, so having a constant supply of moisturizer is quite handy. The skin is the largest human organ — wit...

Weekend Watchlist: New to streaming

Weekend Watchlist: New to streaming

By The Pitt News Staff

January 9, 2020

“Friends” has finally disappeared from Netflix. But for every wildly popular 1990s sitcom the streaming gods take away, they add a pair of cult classic Tarantino movies.

Old News: Ringing in the last 10 decades

Old News: Ringing in the last 10 decades

By Emily Wolfe, Digital Manager

January 6, 2020

Here’s what TPN marked in the first issue of each of the last 10 decades.

The Pitt Prescription: Fad diets in the New Year

The Pitt Prescription: Fad diets in the New Year

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

The holiday shopping season is coming to an end, but with the start of January comes a new shopping trend — a few solid weeks of businesses pushing “resolutions” to consumers. Each year it seems that new companies pop up out of nowhere to sell their so-called wonder products, with a large majority...

College Compass | Entering survival mode: Finals edition

College Compass | Entering survival mode: Finals edition

By Ana Altchek, Staff Writer

December 8, 2019

For first-year students, the concept of a week-long exam period may feel foreign and unapproachable — especially for those who didn’t have any form of finals in high school. But even for those who had some exposure, high school exams don’t remotely compare to the workload that college finals prescribe.

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