The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Betül Tuncer, editor-in-chief.

Column | A thank you to student journalists

By Betul Tuncer, Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2024
Editor-in-chief Betul Tuncer reflects on the role of student journalists in society and says thank you to The Pitt News. 
The Pitt News box outside the Cathedral of Learning.

TPN thanks, says goodbye to senior editors

By The Pitt News Staff April 26, 2024
As graduation quickly approaches, we are both proud of and heartbroken to say goodbye to the senior editors who made TPN exactly what it is. 
Pitt graduates after their 2021 graduation at Heinz Field.

TPN sends off graduating opinions columnists

By Thomas Riley and Livia LaMarca April 19, 2024
The opinions desk is sad to see six of our most beloved writers graduate in a week. We are going to miss each of you and are so grateful for the time we had together being your editors!
Opinion | Graduation is next week and I’m nervous and scared for the future, but I’m thankful for my time at Pitt

Opinion | Graduation is next week and I’m nervous and scared for the future, but I’m thankful for my time at Pitt

By Ashanti McLaurin, Staff Columnist April 19, 2024
I can’t believe I am graduating college next Sunday. The five years that college has served me in undergrad have flown by so fast that I’m just now realizing how my time at Pitt is truly coming to an end.
Allison Schaeffer, graduating senior and copy chief of The Pitt News, poses for a photo in front of the copy board at The Pitt News office on Tuesday.

Column | Read on

By Allison Schaeffer, Copy Chief April 19, 2024
I’m not a big writer. I have worked at The Pitt News for three years now, and this is the first article I’ve written. I am, however, a big reader, and I always have been.
Column | My Nora Ephron-style love letter to student journalism

Column | My Nora Ephron-style love letter to student journalism

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist April 17, 2024
During my college career, I wrote for The Pitt News, Pittsburgh City Paper and 90.5 WESA, and discovered one of my favorite films — “When Harry Met Sally.”
Opinion | I graduate in two weeks — a thank-you to my best friend

Opinion | I graduate in two weeks — a thank-you to my best friend

By Nada Abdulaziz, Staff Writer April 16, 2024
You see, the college experience we were promised during our high school years hinges on friendships. And forming those connections demands a certain finesse in socializing, even if it's just a bit.
Opinion | College is the best time to go feral — take it

Opinion | College is the best time to go feral — take it

By Kelly Xiong, Senior Staff Columnist April 16, 2024
The things you can do in college will generally be socially unacceptable once you graduate, so make the most of it. Whether that’s pulling trig in the Mario’s bathroom because you had one too many Malibu bay breezes or falling face-first into the Frick fountain because you tried to climb it, college is all about making mistakes and having fun. 
A protester holds a “Free Palestine” sign at the “Hands Off Yemen” protest on January 15th.

Opinion | Die on every hill you can

By Sofia Uriagereka-Herburger, Senior Staff Columnist April 15, 2024
Join every movement that you believe in, and help them in “un-glamorous” ways. Make phone calls and send emails and picket, even if it's just you and five other people in their sixties. Help raise money for people who need it, and try to find ways to participate in building better systems for them
Opinion | Why I write

Opinion | Why I write

By Abigail Dobry, Senior Staff Columnist April 15, 2024
I enjoy writing because I love sharing and reflecting on stories about my life, or other people’s lives. My writing has guided me to be the person I want to be in the world.
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