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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

Andrew Scott and Paul Mescal in “All of Us Strangers.”

Opinion | Actors whose on-screen chemistry has convinced me they should date in real life

By Delaney Rauscher Adams, Staff Columnist February 16, 2024
In a world where all external realities like sexuality, geographic location and relationship status don’t matter, these actors would make great couples. 
Luke Newton and Nicola Coughlan pose for photographers upon arrival at the season three launch of the television series “Bridgerton” on Wednesday, Feb. 14, in London.

Opinion | Is ‘Bridgerton’ Season Three worth the wait?

By Livia LaMarca, Assistant Opinions Editor February 16, 2024
On Valentine’s Day morning, I rolled out of bed and hopped onto the livestream to get a first look at “Bridgerton” Season Three. I may have gotten only a two-minute look, that has since been shared to the vast world of social media, but let me tell you — I am so unbelievably excited.
Opinion | Social media affects our views on sex in both positive, negative ways — especially for adolescents

Opinion | Social media affects our views on sex in both positive, negative ways — especially for adolescents

By Emily O'Neil, Senior Staff Columnist February 15, 2024
Naturally, as you're growing up and experiencing puberty and your body starts changing, you start to like people and understand the idea of sex, sexual encounters and pleasure. However, as social media has escalated and kids are joining social media sites at younger and younger ages, it’s worth considering what type of content they are seeing online.
A person types in their contact information on a smartphone.

Opinion | We’ve lost the love touch

By Abigail Dobry, Senior Staff Columnist February 15, 2024
Technology has made people lazy when trying to pursue a love interest. I hear people complain that “You can’t find anybody in person anymore,” so they resort to dating apps like Tinder, Hinge, Bumble etc. But imagine if dating apps did not exist in today’s world.
Satire | Eight ways to spice up your sex life in the 21st century

Satire | Eight ways to spice up your sex life in the 21st century

By Livia Dagget, Contributing Editor February 14, 2024
Are you too exhausted by the horrors of modern life to get frisky in the bedroom? Fear not — these ideas for spicing things up will help you go from existential dread to mind-blowing head.
Satire | Local student devastated to learn of roommate having sex around apartment

Satire | Local student devastated to learn of roommate having sex around apartment

By Anna Ehlers, Contributing Editor February 14, 2024
As winter progresses, the Pitt community settles deep into cuffing season. The evidence is everywhere — couples holding hands walking down Forbes, cuddling up in the William Pitt Union or only vaguely pretending to study together in Hillman.
The William Pitt Union and Schenley Quadrangle on the University of Pittsburgh campus.

Editorial | The sex lives of Pitt buildings

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 14, 2024
The editorial staff is pleased to present a topic nobody saw coming — a topic we have been debating and brainstorming for well over a week. Dear readers, we are so incredibly ecstatic to present to you — the sex lives of Pitt buildings!
A distraught student with a Valentine’s Day-themed background.

Opinion | Valentine’s Day is for people not in relationships, too

By Irene Moran, Staff Columnist February 12, 2024
If that class crush you have rejects you, take yourself on a date. If you find out that one friend that you started developing feelings for doesn’t have the same feelings for you, you definitely deserve to take yourself out on a date.
Victoria Monét poses in the press room with the awards for best new artist, best engineered album, non-classical and best R&B album for Jaguar II, during the 66th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024, in Los Angeles.

Opinion | My thoughts and opinions on the Grammys — again

By Danae Poteat, Staff Columnist February 12, 2024
Watching the Grammys feels like repeatedly giving your poor excuse for a boyfriend multiple second chances, even though you know you'll be disappointed. This year was no exception. 
Taylor Swift arrives at the 66th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 4, 2024, in Los Angeles.

Editorial | Let’s stop bullying Joe Alwyn — no matter what Taylor Swift titles her new album tracks

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 9, 2024
With 105 million monthly streams on Spotify alone and a dedicated army of “Swifties” reading into every word, Swift is aware of the power of her audience.
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