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The Pitt Prescription: Exploring medical marijuana as alternative medicine

The Pitt Prescription

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

More states are beginning to legalize the use of medical marijuana (AKA medical cannabis) and some patients are getting the opportunity to try new therapies for previously difficult to treat conditions.

The Outbreak | Cannabis, coronavirus and boredom

The Outbreak | Cannabis, coronavirus and boredom

By Anonymous Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

To be honest, I am not sure if I would be able to keep my sanity during this quarantine without weed to take the edge off. 

College Compass: Tips for surviving online finals

College Compass: Tips for surviving online finals

By Ana Altchek, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

Even if students have all the time in the world during quarantine, it can feel really difficult to stay organized in the midst of this lifestyle change.

Weekend Watchlist: Cathartic classics

Weekend Watchlist: Cathartic classics

By The Pitt News Staff

April 16, 2020

This weekend, we’re watching stuff that makes you cry, laugh-cry, cry so hard you laugh, or laugh until you start crying — anything that leaves you feeling emotionally fulfilled afterward.

The Quarantine Cookbook: Frying the perfect pickle at home

The Quarantine Cookbook: Frying the perfect pickle at home

By Sarah Connor, Contributing Editor

April 16, 2020

Some people overlook the beauty of the fried pickle, but we firmly believe that there is no better snack.

The Outbreak | A view of the pandemic from my hammock

The Outbreak | A view of the pandemic from my hammock

By Delilah Bourque, Contributing Editor

April 14, 2020

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s been one silver lining — the increasingly warm and often-sunny weather in Pittsburgh. On days when there’s not a cloud in the sky, my favorite thing to do is take my hammock to different spots around Oakland.

The Sexy Times | The hunt for better (ethical) porn

The Sexy Times | The hunt for better (ethical) porn

By Genna Edwards, Staff Writer

April 14, 2020

Last week, I tried to watch porn with my boyfriend of two years. Emphasis on the “tried.” I’d love to tell you that you should try it too, that it was the most thrilling night of my early-20s life, but alas — we both hated it.

The Pitt Prescription: Putting an end to sedentary behavior

The Pitt Prescription

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer

April 12, 2020

Ever since starting online classes and having meetings via Zoom, student pharmacist Elizabeth Donnelly has almost constantly been sitting in a chair.

Creative Corner: Inside (or outside) the lines of your own DIY coloring book

Creative Corner: Inside (or outside) the lines of your own DIY coloring book

By Caroline Kulczycky, Guest Blogger

April 9, 2020

Fresh air, Netflix and reading can only do so much. Sometimes you need to bring out the big guns — colored pencils and crayons.

College Compass: How to make this 5-month summer break productive

College Compass: How to make this 5-month summer break productive

By Ana Altchek, Staff Writer

April 9, 2020

I know I’m not the only one who feels disappointed that my summer internship was canceled — as a rising senior, this summer was going to be a vital step in my future career, Ana Altchek writes.

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