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Opinion | Battling seasonal depression

Opinion | Battling seasonal depression

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist

February 25, 2020

Instead of succumbing to misery for the whole season, students should try out different methods of battling Seasonal Affective Disorder and see what works for them.

The Pitt Prescription: Caring for your cold and cough

The Pitt Prescription

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Right now, as you walk around campus, every lecture hall, study area and dorm has one thing in common — a specific sound that penetrates even the quietest parts of campus — the sound of sniffles and coughs.

SGB urges Pitt to cancel classes

SGB President Maggie Kennedy addresses concerns regarding the impending polar vortex at Tuesday night’s SGB meeting.

By Maureen Hartwell, For The Pitt News

January 30, 2019

“The coming weather is going to impede staff, faculty, and even administrators from safely coming to campus,” the email to University officials said.

Pittsburgh braces for polar vortex, Pitt cancels Wednesday classes

Wind chill temperatures are forecasted to reach as low as minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit on Wednesday.

By The Pitt News Staff

January 30, 2019

Despite predicted wind chills as low as minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit Wednesday — and a petition with more than 8,500 signatures demanding Pitt cancel classes — the University of Pittsburgh does not plan to close Wednesday, according to Pitt spokesperson Joe Miksch.

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