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

Student holds headphones.

Opinion | You shouldn’t be embarrassed about your music taste

By Delaney Rauscher Adams, Staff Columnist January 19, 2024
While I have successfully crafted my musical image to others, I often limit myself with these arbitrary markers of what the types of music indicate about me.
Opinion | Digital well-being looks different for everyone

Opinion | Digital well-being looks different for everyone

By Abigail Dobry, Senior Staff Columnist January 18, 2024
Most resolutions I hear from family, friends or online communities consist of bettering themselves. Everyone starts going to the gym or cutting out sugar. For others, their form of betterment is about holding themselves accountable by saving money, spending less on non-essentials. My New Year’s resolution is a different form of bettering myself. I want to improve my digital well-being. 
A car crash on Jagtvej, a road in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Editorial | Let your car get totaled

By The Pitt News Editorial Board January 18, 2024
It’s normal to get a feeling of worry when we see a car on the side of the road whose front is destroyed beyond repair, but it’s really one of the best things to see after a collision.
Opinion | Making art when you’re depressed feels impossible — do it anyway

Opinion | Making art when you’re depressed feels impossible — do it anyway

By Livia Daggett, Contributing Editor January 17, 2024
When you build your identity, even a comparatively low-stakes one like your undergraduate major, around your ability to generate a creative product, it’s terrifying to feel like you’ve lost that ability.
Satire | Scheduling squalor: Working as a full time student

Satire | Scheduling squalor: Working as a full time student

By Alaina McCall, Staff Columnist January 16, 2024
Friends, hobbies, self and joy. All important aspects of life, maybe more so when you’re a broke college student trying to figure out what kind of person you’re going to be.
The Supreme Court of the United States poses for a group photo.

Opinion | SCOTUS’ history and traditions test is decimating our civil rights

By Livia LaMarca, Assistant Opinions Editor January 12, 2024
Why have cases like Dobbs v. Jackson, 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis and Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard taken the country by storm, stripping people of their rights and threatening others in the process?
Host Jo Koy during the 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 7.

Editorial | Jo Koy did not watch the Barbie movie

By The Pitt News Editorial Board January 12, 2024
There is much we can discuss, such as Pedro Pascal’s loss to Kiernan Culkin for Best Actor in a TV Drama or dissecting what exactly Selena Gomez was gossiping about with Taylor Swift and Keleigh Teller. But there was one common belief of the night we’d like to touch on here, and that is the fact that Jo Koy did not do a great job as host
Opinion | Leave the lights on this semester and avoid an all-consuming seasonal depression

Opinion | Leave the lights on this semester and avoid an all-consuming seasonal depression

By Thomas Riley, Opinions Editor January 11, 2024
Leaving the lights on is an easy way to ward off the winter blues because it requires very little effort. It’s just a simple three steps from your desk, and hey, there’s some exercise for the day.
Opinion | In and Out lists are out for 2024

Opinion | In and Out lists are out for 2024

By Gabriela Herring, Staff Columnist January 11, 2024
The most recent iteration of the New Year’s resolution is less formal, less traditional and less confining. The In and Out list is the casual, much cooler, younger sister of the New Year’s resolution.
Satire | How to recover from the stress of the holidays

Satire | How to recover from the stress of the holidays

By Alaina McCall, Staff Columnist January 9, 2024
Whether it was the stress of constantly being surrounded by our loving families, day after day of beratement from people we thought had finally matured but seem to instead be worse than ever, or learning family lore we could never have prepared ourselves for, many of us are considering not venturing beyond Oakland ever again.
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