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Opinion | Slaveholders' names don't belong on Pitt’s buildings

Opinion | Slaveholders’ names don’t belong on Pitt’s buildings

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist
For Pitt to truly be diverse and inclusive, it needs to change the names of campus buildings named after slaveholders and white supremacists.
Opinion | When it comes to love, focus on yourself over society

Opinion | When it comes to love, focus on yourself over society

By Ashanti McLaurin, For The Pitt News
It’s okay to take a lot of time to find the right person — it doesn’t mean you’ll be alone forever.
Editorial | It’s not Lil Nas X’s job to cater to homophobes

Editorial | It’s not Lil Nas X’s job to cater to homophobes

It’s not on Lil Nas X to sanitize his art and neatly package it for straight people who might be offended.
Letter from the editor | A symphony of college life

Letter from the editor | A symphony of college life

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief
Starting a personal transition at a time of massive global transition may seem overwhelming. Frankly, it’s daunting. But if I can offer you one piece of advice during this time, it is that your experience at Pitt is ultimately a grand symphony which you will weave together.
Opinion | Everything you need to know about commuting

Opinion | Everything you need to know about commuting

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist
Commuting to college is the best decision I’ve ever made, and it will be for you too. But first, some things to make commuting a bit easier to swallow.
Satire | Five tips for making the most of Pitt’s campus

Satire | Five tips for making the most of Pitt’s campus

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist
There’s nothing like a pandemic trapping us inside for over a year to make us cherish the amenities of an on-campus, in-person academic experience.
Opinion | Enjoy the small pleasures of college

Opinion | Enjoy the small pleasures of college

By Lucas DiBlasi, Senior Staff Columnist
It may be an annoying platitude, but you don’t know what you have until it’s gone.
Opinion | Cast a wide net to find the activities and clubs you love

Opinion | Cast a wide net to find the activities and clubs you love

By Jack Troy, Opinions Editor
Your first year is the time to dip your toes into a dozen different activities knowing full well you may only stick with two or three.
Opinion | The guide to a hot, vaccinated and anxious girl summer

Opinion | The guide to a hot, vaccinated and anxious girl summer

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist
The isolation, lack of control, grief and fear have affected all of us in some way. And while there is certainly an initial relief that comes with getting vaccinated, the reality of reentering social life is different for everyone.
Editorial | A $2,500 lottery is no replacement for a vaccine mandate

Editorial | A $2,500 lottery is no replacement for a vaccine mandate

As more contagious COVID-19 variants emerge, it will be crucial to have a fully vaccinated student population that will also be willing to receive potential COVID-19 booster shots in the fall.
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