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Opinion | Must drinking always lead to debauchery?

Opinion | Must drinking always lead to debauchery?

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist

April 10, 2019

For all the people who don’t need or don’t want to throw a roof-blasting banger every weekend, here are some activities that are just as good — if not better — than screaming like a lunatic in a South O basement.

Opinion | Drunk horoscopes

Opinion | Drunk horoscopes

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist

April 10, 2019

It’s easy to have a hard time figuring out the right drink for you. Why not bring the stars to the bars? It’s time to let your sign determine your drink order.

Beer and Wine edition: Brewing 101 at Copper Kettle

Beer and Wine edition: Brewing 101 at Copper Kettle

By Video by Christian Snyder | Multimedia Editor

April 14, 2018

It'll take some time and quite a bit of effort, but you can learn how to make your own beer – especially if you visit Greg Hough at Copper Kettle Brewing Company. Pennsylvania's only brew-in-house facility sits just across the Greenfield Bridge on a 61B or 61D bus. Only problem? They're usually...

Beer and Wine Edition

Beer and Wine Edition

By The Pitt News

April 13, 2018

As a senior riding out my last couple weeks of being an undergraduate at Pitt, it’s easy to find reasons to celebrate and go out with some friends. Found the perfect graduation outfit? Let’s get a shot pitcher — with extra gummy worms. Attended my last 8 a.m. class? Dollar well drinks on me. ...

Backyard brewers: Students craft their own creations

Backyard brewers: Students craft their own creations

By Cassidy Power and Samuel Ruppert | Staff Writers

April 12, 2018

Some students buy kegs for a good time. Others become amateaur mixologists for the night, concocting a batch of jungle juice in their backyards. But a few local college students find joy not in the consumption of the alcohol, but in the process of making the drink itself. They’ve taken it upon...

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