The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Opinion | Life doesn’t depend on your 20s

Opinion | Life doesn’t depend on your 20s

By Anna Fischer, Staff Columnist December 4, 2022
Whether you graduate with your degree early or it takes you 12 years, whether you drop out or take a break, life holds innumerable opportunities for you. The stress of trying to plan your life in your early 20s has real effects.
‘A higher burden’: Students react to Pitt’s tuition increase

‘A higher burden’: Students react to Pitt’s tuition increase

By Khushi Rai, Staff Writer September 1, 2022
A Pitt spokesperson said the tuition increase is a result of inflation and a flat appropriation from the state for the past three years.
Two friends embrace outside of Bouquet Gardens in 2016.

Opinion | Most of your friends are just people you spend time with

By Sarah Liez, Staff Columnist January 11, 2022
Being someone’s friend is taking the time to consider their wants and needs, and occasionally putting those needs before your own. Most of the people we surround ourselves with do not genuinely care about us or our wellbeing, at least where it extends beyond their own. In actuality, they only care about having someone to spend time with or to relate to.
Opinion | Halloween is our fall semester savior

Opinion | Halloween is our fall semester savior

By Sarah Liez, For The Pitt News October 19, 2021
Halloween in college is an entertaining distraction from the problems of young adult life.
Opinion | Dear seniors, I see you

Opinion | Dear seniors, I see you

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist August 17, 2021
We’re supposed to soak up our last moments of college — in many ways, the last moments before being thrust into adulthood — without even fully knowing what we’ve missed. 
Opinion | Reflecting on a year in Zoom University

Opinion | Reflecting on a year in Zoom University

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist April 20, 2021
We are all hoping for an in-person semester in the fall, but I want to acknowledge the bittersweet ending of our year at Zoom University.
Opinion | My thoughts on the college experience

Opinion | My thoughts on the college experience

By Ethan Tessler, Senior Staff Columnist April 20, 2021
In this column, I want to impart the lessons I’ve learned as well as give my thoughts on the costly and rigid academic structure of college.
Alex Dolinger will miss the Port Authority buses.

Opinion | Top 10 things I will miss about Pittsburgh

By Alex Dolinger, Senior Staff Columnist April 20, 2021
Pittsburgh is special. She is not like other girls. Thus, here are the top 10 things I’ll miss the most about her.
Opinion | Maintaining religious obligations in college is extremely difficult

Opinion | Maintaining religious obligations in college is extremely difficult

By Remy Samuels, Senior Staff Columnist April 11, 2021
Students in religious minorities face a lot of challenges when it comes to observing holidays during the school year.
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the Department of Education is waiving annual standardized test requirements.

Editorial: All universities should suspend SAT, ACT admission requirements

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 2, 2020
Because access to these tests is now limited and they statistically don’t represent intelligence or ability fairly, all universities in the United States should follow UC’s lead and suspend entrance test requirements.
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