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College Compass: Four keys to a healthy relationship

College Compass: Four keys to a healthy relationship

By Ashna Gupta, For The Pitt News

September 5, 2019

Do not feel bad about the number of people who walk out of your life — it is not a reflection of your personality, it’s just destiny. I want to discuss some of the things that constitute a healthy relationship — whether it’s between a romantic partner or between friends.

Meet the editors: our digital directors

By Digital editors

August 26, 2019

Chances are, you've never seen Mary Rose, Gennadi or Sarah's names in print -- all of their content lives on the internet.

Screen Time: Can Netflix save the romantic comedy?

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

July 9, 2019

Ten out of the 20 highest-grossing movies of 2018 were sequels; eight out of 20 were superhero movies; 18 were based on existing properties. In an age where movie studios are all about the blockbuster, that’s become the story of the box office.

Screen Time: Ode to Fox’s ‘X-Men’

Screen Time: Ode to Fox’s ‘X-Men’

By Melanie Pantano & Thomas Wick, Staff Writers

June 25, 2019

When most people think of superhero movies, they think of Marvel Studios. When most people think of Marvel Studios, they think of the Avengers — the superhero squad consisting of Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk, Hawkeye and Black Widow — and their string of box office-topping and family-friendly action films. Though this team mastered the art of the comic book-to-movie adaptation, they by no means invented the art itself.

Screen Time: Curse of the video game adaptation

Screen Time: Curse of the video game adaptation

By Thomas Wick, Staff Writer

June 4, 2019

Once upon a time in the year 1993, an abomination crawled out from the darkest depths of the underworld and into the light of our Earth: the first film adaptation of a video game. The movie, “Super Mario Bros.,” turned the villain of the video game series it was based on, Bowser, from a vicious fire-...

Unconventional options after graduation

Unconventional options after graduation

By Anna Bongardino, Digital Manager

April 17, 2019

This page was made possible in part by a grant from Year of Pitt Global. We’ve all heard the dreaded, anxiety-inducing question. It’s the favorite conversation topic of every well-meaning family member you have, at every family gathering in the year or two before you graduate from college.  ...

PGH foodie blog: Squirrel Hill’s Chaya serves authentic Japanese cuisine

PGH foodie blog: Squirrel Hill’s Chaya serves authentic Japanese cuisine

By Josh Gaylord, For The Pitt News

April 4, 2019

Japan is known for its glorious mountainscapes, plethora of anime series and strong gaming industry, but their cuisine is easily one of my favorite things. Most people are familiar enough with sushi, but the small island nation has a myriad of other scrumptious delicacies to tempt the adventurous foodie...

Weekend Watchlist: The best of the worst

Weekend Watchlist: The best of the worst

By The Pitt News Staff

April 4, 2019

This installment of our recurring Weekend Watchlist blog takes a slightly different approach — we wrote about the absolute worst shows and movies we could find online. These films and shows are just so bad they’re good, and we really can’t get enough of the cringey comedy unintentionally found in this week’s watchlist.

Northeastern Kitchen brings traditional Chinese food to Pittsburgh

Northeastern Kitchen brings traditional Chinese food to Pittsburgh

By Ben Spock, For The Pitt News

April 2, 2019

Northeastern Kitchen is easy to miss. The Chinese restaurant sits in a basement on Forbes Avenue in Squirrel Hill with its narrow storefront nestled between a bank and a consignment store. Inside, it’s a cozy and humble space, sparsely decorated aside from the red tapestries that adorn the walls and the wa...

Streaming now: must-see foreign language films, TV

Streaming now: must-see foreign language films, TV

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Senior Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

This year we have made several different watchlists of great, enjoyable TV shows and movies. Considering this school year is the Year of Pitt Global, you should take some time to celebrate foreign-language media too.

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