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Blog: Our weekend watchlist, take three

Blog: Our weekend watchlist, take three

By The Pitt News Staff

February 7, 2019

For the third time, our weekend watchlist is back by popular demand. This time with both television shows and movies featured on popular streaming services.

Blog: Shanghai from sunrise to sunset

Blog: Shanghai from sunrise to sunset

By Levko Karmazyn, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019

Shanghai gave me a new appreciation for chaos. Between the insane driving, commerce and sheer number of inhabitants — 24 million or so — it seemed as if there was no way I could ever make sense of it all. But the more my focus narrowed, whether on an individual life, a single small shop or even o...

Berlin internship proves stereotypes wrong

Berlin internship proves stereotypes wrong

By Maggie Koontz, Senior Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

This page was made possible in part by a grant from Year of Pitt Global. On the very first day of my writing internship at tbd*, a social business startup in Berlin that connects people with employment resources, I stepped through the door and I was immediately greeted by my bosses and ...

Photo blog: Pitt students reflect on winter break

Photo blog: Pitt students reflect on winter break

By Bader Abdulmajeed, Staff Photographer

January 25, 2019

Check out the first edition of our photo blog by staff photographer Bader Abdulmajeed. This week he walked around campus and talked to students about music, winter break, mental health and more. — Responses have been edited for clarity and brevity....

Blog: Our weekend watchlist, movie edition

Blog: Our weekend watchlist, movie edition

By The Pitt News Staff

January 25, 2019

Last week we shared our top television shows to stream during the bad winter weather. This week, there may not be a storm coming, but we are ready to share our weekend watchlist. Instead of a series, The Pitt News staff is recommending some of our favorite films.

Blog: What to watch this wintery weekend

Blog: What to watch this wintery weekend

By The Pitt News Staff

January 17, 2019

With bad weather on the way, it’s looking like this weekend will be spent indoors. For the best indoor entertainment, our staff has shared their top picks of shows from online streaming services.

‘Pitt in London’: Fan-filled adventure

‘Pitt in London’: Fan-filled adventure

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

I have harbored a deep love and appreciation for the U.K. since I was a child. I developed a passion for Arthurian myths and legends, and British film, television and book series like Peter Pan, Sherlock Holmes, Harry Potter and The Chronicles of Narnia. Besides my love for the U.K. and the many ca...

New Year’s traditions around the world

New Year’s traditions around the world

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor

December 10, 2018

Here in America, the nation tunes in to watch the ball drop at midnight from Times Square, other nations celebrate the new year with their own traditions.

Exploring the Boot with Grace: navigating groceries

Exploring the Boot with Grace: navigating groceries

By Grace McGinness, Columnist

December 6, 2018

Essentially, there are two types of grocery shopping in Florence. One is simple and familiar. The other, though far more involved, can be unexpectedly rewarding.

Exploring the Boot with Grace: Studying while abroad

Exploring the Boot with Grace: Studying while abroad

By Grace McGinness, Columnist

November 9, 2018

Some students become so excited over their study abroad experience and all the extra bonuses that come with it like new food, new experiences and new friends that they forget their main obligation — studying.

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