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Pitt athletes build chemistry from rooming together

Pitt athletes build chemistry from rooming together

By Adam Richman / for The Pitt News

November 13, 2015


Filed under Specials, Specials / Rentalguide2015, Sports, Top Stories

After a game, men’s soccer midfielders Raj Kahlon and Darcy Bloemen unwind and break down the action — by playing Madden back in their apartment. “Madden is a strategic game, so after soccer, we’ll play Madden. That makes us critique every part of the game,” Kahlon said. What makes this ana...

Scouting the Oakland neighborhoods

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

November 13, 2015


Filed under Specials, Specials / Rentalguide2015, Sports

Finding a place to live can be more daunting than a charging 250-pound linebacker. Thousands of students scramble every winter to find housing, hoping for a good fit and avoid the scrum. With such a big decision and so many other students hunting for housing, we’ve decided to break down housing arou...

Don’t be scared to dumpster dive

Don’t be scared to dumpster dive

By Aby Briner / Staff Illustrator

November 14, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Specials / Rentalguide2015

In college, thrift like your wallet depends on it

In college, thrift like your wallet depends on it

By Courtney Linder / Columnist

November 14, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Specials / Rentalguide2015

What do you think of first when you hear the words “college apartment?” Front lawns, covered in beer bottles and debris?  A futon covered in stains of which you dare not question the origin? Perhaps the unfinished basement, reminiscent of Buffalo Bill’s kill room in TheSilence of the Lambs, complet...

Four ways to be the collegiate Iron Chef

By Stephen Caruso / Columnist

November 14, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Specials / Rentalguide2015

Cooking may seem intimidating, but you don’t have to be an Iron Chef to do it. Crafting decent meals just requires some creativity and knowing the flavors you like. Considering the average meal out for an American is $12.75, knowing how to cook at home can save you some money. The best part though i...

Freshmen, living on campus isn’t that great

By Andrew Boschert / Columnist

November 14, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Specials, Specials / Rentalguide2015

Although South Oakland can be kind of gross and landlords can be kind of stingy, should first-year students live in on-campus dormitories? The practice is near-universal for large schools to emphasize that freshmen live in student housing. For example, at Pitt, students who choose to live on-campus ar...

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