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Opinion | Liquor stores are not essential

Opinion | Liquor stores are not essential

By Maggie Durwald, Senior Staff Columnist

April 8, 2020

For the health of the state and the rest of the country, liquor stores should not be deemed essential.

Opinon | Drinking alone in the time of COVID-19

Opinon | Drinking alone in the time of COVID-19

By Genna Edwards, Staff Columnist

April 8, 2020

I expected to feel, well, kind of like a loser, drinking alone in my little South Oakland bedroom, but the exact opposite happened. I felt awesome.

Opinion | Fighting my food shame is the biggest challenge of quarantine

Opinion | Fighting my food shame is the biggest challenge of quarantine

By Sarah Connor, Contributing Editor

April 8, 2020

Unfortunately, this does not apply to everyone, and some people experience food shame — feeling guilty and angry at themselves for eating — on a daily basis.

Opinion | Pitt’s administrative failures cost students thousands, and compensation is needed

Opinion | Pitt’s administrative failures cost students thousands, and compensation is needed

By Michael Clifford, Staff Columnist

April 7, 2020

Every time the coronavirus crisis seems to have gotten as bad as it can get, it gets worse for some of us. For most college students like myself, the major problem has been one of inconvenience in the adjustment to online classes and social distancing. Others, including many graduate students, have experienced a loss of income and summer internship and job opportunities. At Pitt, some on-campus students — who...

Opinion | Just wear the mask — even you, Trump

Opinion | Just wear the mask — even you, Trump

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

April 5, 2020

Whether we’re greeting dictators, kings and queens or simply making a trip to Trader Joe’s, we should be following all of the CDC guidelines.

Poetry | Quarantining

Poetry | Quarantining

By Mackenzie Oster, Staff Columnist

April 2, 2020

A poem in the time of COVID-19 by columnist Mackenzie Oster.

Satire | COVID-19 bros to avoid

Satire | COVID-19 bros to avoid

By Genna Edwards, Staff Columnist

April 2, 2020

If you’re searching for love during the COVID-19 pandemic (safely on apps, hopefully) here are some bros to avoid like, well, the plague. 

Opinion | Account for mental health struggles when shaping curriculum

Opinion | Account for mental health struggles when shaping curriculum

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

April 1, 2020

I haven’t been able to get myself in a rhythm and routine of accomplishing all of my school work as normal, and frankly, I shouldn’t be expected to.

April Fools edition | What my dog recommends doing during quarantine

April Fools edition | What my dog recommends doing during quarantine

By Alex Dolinger, Staff Columnist

March 31, 2020

These are exciting times. There’s one riveting event after another these days, and I’m here to share some things you can do to have a life as exciting as dear, sweet Wrecks. 

Poetry | Love poem in the time of COVID-19

Poetry | Love poem in the time of COVID-19

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

March 31, 2020

Opinions Editor Leah Mensch writes a love poem during a pandemic.

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