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Four glasses of wine.

Staff Picks | Wine night movies

By The Pitt News Staff February 23, 2022
What’s better than date night? Sitting in a blanket fort with your friends, passing a bottle of wine back and forth while you sob or cheer over a late-night movie. Here are some recommendations from our staff:
Avocado toast (left) and banana and peanut butter toast (right).

Six easy meals to defeat your hangover

By Sarah Demchak, Staff Writer February 23, 2022
A raging headache, the urge to vomit and the insatiable thirst for anything wet and cold — all those shots last night were not worth it. But the day must go on, and food is fuel. Try these meals from staff writer Sarah Demchak to defeat that killer hangover.
Cheese, wine and bread in Paris.

Staff picks: TPN’s Wine and Dine Playlist

By The Pitt News Staff February 23, 2022
There is more than one way to say “I love you” or “Let’s take this to the bedroom,” and these can all be conveyed through the mode of song — and a good bottle of wine. Listen to “Wine and Dine” playlist here:
Pitt fans cheer and yell during the third quarter of the ACC Championship football game on Dec. 4, 2021.

Column | Pitt moments that made fans want to drink, in celebration or sadness

By Brian Sherry, Staff Writer February 22, 2022
Being a Pitt fan is an emotional roller coaster and the Panthers can often drive their fans to the bottle. Big wins have caused them to pop champagne in celebration, but others compel them to down shots in defeat.
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.
Opinion | Pandemic stress exacerbates harm in drinking among college students

Opinion | Pandemic stress exacerbates harm in drinking among college students

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist March 24, 2021
Pandemic-induced stress has not only exacerbated mental health issues but changed drinking culture to more of a coping mechanism.
Members of the “Pitt Twitter” community gather to tailgate outside of Heinz Field before a Pitt football game in 2019.

Panthers fans share drinking traditions before games at Heinz Field

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer March 24, 2021
Football, tailgating and alcohol — a trio that never separates for many Pitt fans. Three fans spoke with The Pitt News to share some of their favorite drinking and tailgating traditions on Panther gamedays at Heinz Field.
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

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...

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