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Opinion | Handling the ‘hangxiety’

Opinion | Handling the ‘hangxiety’

By Nina Santucci, Staff Columnist March 24, 2021
The hangover after a night of drinking can be rough, but the anxiety with it, also referred to as “hangxiety,” can be just as brutal.
Pitt’s Counseling Center has partnered with PittVotes to co-host events for the Pitt community during election season.

Counseling Center, student groups collaborate to ease student stress around election season

By Rashi Ranjan, Staff Writer November 4, 2020
To alleviate stress and anxiety that students may be feeling during election season, the University Counseling Center has partnered with PittVotes to co-host events for the Pitt community.
Opinion | As campus life resumes, COVID-19 anxiety intensifies

Opinion | As campus life resumes, COVID-19 anxiety intensifies

By Alison Sivitz, Staff Columnist August 18, 2020
While I haven’t been able to control the behavior of irresponsible peers and administrators, I have figured out a few ways to curb the bouts of health-related anxiety that result from watching their recklessness. Here are a few ways that you can, too:
Opinion | Fostering mental health amid the COVID-19 crisis

Opinion | Fostering mental health amid the COVID-19 crisis

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist March 16, 2020
Humans love certainty. For individuals who suffer from chronic anxiety, this sentiment proves especially true.
Opinion | Get a fish, not a relationship

Opinion | Get a fish, not a relationship

By Nina Santucci, For the Pitt News January 27, 2020
You will never really know what your fish is feeling, but you can assume it’s undying love, as you’re the sole purpose it’s still alive.
Reading increases emotional intelligence and empathy.

Opinion | We should all find time to read

By Leah Mensch, Assistant Opinions Editor August 28, 2019
It’s a shame that we don’t read for pleasure as much during the school year, because with reading comes so many other benefits that improve the quality of everyday life.
Eli Savage | TPN illustrator

Opinion | 4 tips for prioritizing mental health in the transition to college

By Julia Kreutzer, Staff Columnist June 30, 2019
Looking at how my first year at Pitt actually unfolded, though, I recognize that while I did enjoy the freedom and novelty, I had not anticipated the feelings of anxiety and loneliness that can come with uprooting one’s life and diving headfirst into a completely new environment.
(Illustration by Liam Mcfadden | Staff Illustrator)

Seniors, take heart as graduation nears

By Henry Glitz | Opinions Editor February 9, 2018

Waking up at 9 a.m., my mind immediately goes to the activities of the day. When am I going to fit in time for meals? What homework did I forget? What am I going to do for the rest of my life? As a...

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