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Pitt’s community action plan won’t improve fraternity conduct

(Illustration by Sylvia Freeman | Staff Illustrator)
September 4, 2018
The new community action plan — which lifts Pitt's Greek Life probation from January — makes steps toward reforming frat culture at Pitt. It's a great first step, but not nearly enough to eradicate these appalling drug- and alcohol-related “accidents” at fraternities.

Don’t paint Greek Life with single stroke

(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)
February 6, 2018

I distinctly remember my first night at college, standing awkwardly in the basement of an off-campus house packed with strangers. Lost in a trance, watching drunken mobs of people make fools of themselves,...

Pitt spotlights safety

Sgt. Dave Nanz pets his K-9, Sam, a three-year-old German shorthair pointer. This is Sam's second year on the force, joining the department's other K-9, Filo. (Photo by Christian Snyder | Multimedia Editor)
January 31, 2018

Dogs on campus usually attract dozens of students, nearly all of whom have their iPhones ready to capture brief interactions with the stress-relieving pets. But Sam, a 3-year-old German shorthaired...

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