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Opinion | How to use the news to solve problems

Opinion | How to use the news to solve problems

By Lucas DiBlasi, Senior Staff Columnist September 14, 2021
An emphasis on less breaking news and more thorough, nuanced journalism will reduce stress and allow us to take more efficient steps to address some of the world’s biggest problems.
Opinion | Students need to change their work tactics in a major way

Opinion | Students need to change their work tactics in a major way

By Ashwat Subbaraman, For The Pitt News September 9, 2021
As neurologist and psychologist Viktor Frankl brilliantly put, “Happiness must happen, and the same holds for success: you have to let it happen by not caring about it.”
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Editorial | 10 tips for first-year students

By The Pitt News Editorial Board August 27, 2021
The first-year experience — a time for self-discovery, newfound freedom and plenty of missteps. Luckily we’ve all lived it, and can pass down our wisdom to a new generation of Pitt students.
Protestors marching on Fifth Avenue in June 2020.

Opinion | Tips for your first year as a politically active student

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist August 20, 2021
Immerse yourself in your classes and find a few extracurriculars that are fulfilling and keep you energized.
Satire | 6 pieces of advice for a (semi) normal year

Satire | 6 pieces of advice for a (semi) normal year

By Tim Moxey, For The Pitt News August 20, 2021
I’m here to guide you through reacclimating to life in what will — hopefully — be a somewhat normal year.
Opinion | How to ‘Roc’ the semester as a transfer Panther

Opinion | How to ‘Roc’ the semester as a transfer Panther

By Ashanti McLaurin, Staff Columnist August 19, 2021
Transferring colleges is a normal part of many students’ college experience, but it can often feel like a repeat of their first year.
Opinion | Use psychology to transition smoothly back to in-person classes

Opinion | Use psychology to transition smoothly back to in-person classes

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist August 18, 2021
Most students might not even remember what an in-person school experience feels like.
Opinion | Investing as a college student is confusing but important — here’s how you can get started

Opinion | Investing as a college student is confusing but important — here’s how you can get started

By Ben Mankowski, For The Pitt News July 14, 2021
There are endless possibilities for what your returns can pay for as long as you play it safe with your future in mind.
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 June 30, 2021
It’s okay to take a lot of time to find the right person — it doesn’t mean you’ll be alone forever.
Letter from the editor | A symphony of college life

Letter from the editor | A symphony of college life

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief June 28, 2021
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.
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