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Point-Counterpoint | Good riddance to PittStart

Point-Counterpoint | Good riddance to PittStart

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist

July 1, 2019

While the intentions of the former orientation program appeared well-meaning on paper, the program was redundant, inconvenient and unhelpful.

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

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.

Opinion | The first year: What I wish I knew

Opinion | The first year: What I wish I knew

By Mackenzie Oster, Staff Columnist

June 29, 2019

Before the class of 2023 officially arrives at Pitt, I want to present five things that I wish I had known before setting foot on campus.

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