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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

Opinion | After national tragedies, resist indifference and turn to action

Opinion | After national tragedies, resist indifference and turn to action

By Grant Van Robays, Staff Columnist December 4, 2022
When pundits, social media commentators and ideologues spread hate, we must call them out. And just because speech is free doesn’t mean we can’t attempt to induce a cost to bigots. This point is important to keep in mind amidst the social media hellscape that grows more hateful every day.
Opinion | The Grammys’ ‘Big 4’ Category nominations are nonsensical

Opinion | The Grammys’ ‘Big 4’ Category nominations are nonsensical

By Paul Beer, Staff Columnist December 4, 2022
It’s clear that the Grammys are not perfect, but one would expect to still see high-quality music selected by their esteemed “academy” of artists and critics. However, this year’s selection of nominees in the Big 4 Categories are downright nonsensical. 
Opinion | Life doesn’t depend on your 20s

Opinion | Life doesn’t depend on your 20s

By Anna Fischer, Staff Columnist December 4, 2022
Whether you graduate with your degree early or it takes you 12 years, whether you drop out or take a break, life holds innumerable opportunities for you. The stress of trying to plan your life in your early 20s has real effects.
Opinion | COVID-19 ruined concert culture

Opinion | COVID-19 ruined concert culture

By Rachel Soloff, Opinions Editor December 1, 2022
COVID-19 has ruined concert etiquette, how you buy tickets and relationships between artists and their fans.
Poetry | Birth of the Artist

Poetry | Birth of the Artist

By Anna Fischer, Senior Staff Columnist November 28, 2022
An exploration on what it means to turn 20 years old as a woman and an artist.
Opinion | Donate your organs and become a tree

Opinion | Donate your organs and become a tree

By Grace DeLallo, Assistant Opinions Editor November 27, 2022
Regardless of what you want done to your body after death, consider giving back to those who need what you can no longer use, and imagine a world in which our bodies give back to the land that has given us so much. There are incredible benefits when donating your organs and opting for a green burial, but whatever happens, death does not define us.
Opinion | It’s time to drop the STEM superiority complex

Opinion | It’s time to drop the STEM superiority complex

By Jameson Keebler, Staff Columnist November 17, 2022
For those of you living with the STEM superiority complex, there is hope for you. And for anyone who has to face those with the complex, remember that the only person you need approval from is yourself, and your worth is not determined by the hours you spend at the library. 
Opinion | Fast fashion is hard to avoid, but not impossible

Opinion | Fast fashion is hard to avoid, but not impossible

By Kelly Xiong , Staff Columnist November 17, 2022
Before we go on to buy the next hot item, we should start asking ourselves, “Do I even really like this? Or do I just want to fit in and be part of the trend?” When consumers are more conscious about where they’re buying their clothes from, they play a big part in reducing the environmental harm caused by fast fashion.
Opinion | How to pick good roommates

Opinion | How to pick good roommates

By Emily O'Neil, Staff Columnist November 16, 2022
Living with others can be a struggle. Here are some simple tips for picking a good roommate.
Opinion | What I wish I knew before renting an apartment in South Oakland

Opinion | What I wish I knew before renting an apartment in South Oakland

By Lynnette Tibbott, Staff Columnist November 15, 2022
Eight things learned from renting an apartment off-campus.
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