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Editorial: Top 10 reasons to drop a class

Editorial: Top 10 reasons to drop a class

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 9, 2020

Here’s a list of the top 10 reasons we’re dropping classes — and we suspect you are too — before the add/drop period ends on Jan. 17:

Opinion |  5 niche courses that fulfill your gen ed requirements

Opinion |  5 niche courses that fulfill your gen ed requirements

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

August 19, 2019

These are a few niche courses that also fulfill general education requirements. 

Students mix beer and engineering

Students mix beer and engineering

By Rose Luder | Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

Groups of students sat around several computer-topped desks in a Benedum Hall classroom, casually making conversation as they waited for their Thursday afternoon class to begin. Suddenly, a question flashed across the screen: “Belgian or German wheat beer?”   Professor Robert Parker repeated this ...

Pitt professors teach what they write

Pitt professors teach what they write

By Zoe Pawliczek | Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

Few students enjoy buying textbooks for their classes, but Olivia Raymond was eager to  purchase her elementary statistics textbook last spring knowing its author would also be her professor. “I was happy because I figured that the class would closely follow the book, so the book would be more rel...

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