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Editorial: Don’t eliminate mental health counseling at colleges

Editorial: Don’t eliminate mental health counseling at colleges

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 16, 2019

Harrisburg Area Community College's decision is problematic and risky, and it’s the opposite of what colleges should be doing with mental health services.

Editorial: House bill necessary to reform higher education

Editorial: House bill necessary to reform higher education

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 15, 2019

A new bill introduced in the House of Representatives Tuesday is a reasonable starting point to make college more affordable.

Editorial: Make college tuition free

Editorial: Make college tuition free

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 18, 2019

Free tuition is an investment in students that will hopefully help break the cycle of crippling college debt and unemployment we face today.

Poetry | College

Poetry | College

By Emily Pingis, Staff Columnist

September 12, 2019

To the left, A career in mathematics To the right, A path of dramatics

Opinion: It’s OK to move back home after college

Opinion: It’s OK to move back home after college

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist

April 17, 2019

A record 36% of college seniors were expected to move back home for at least a year upon college graduation in 2016. Despite their good reason to do so, there is a lingering stigma of laziness and failure that surrounds those who do.

Editorial: Admissions scandal not surprising

Editorial: Admissions scandal not surprising

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 18, 2019

For many students, the college admissions process should be a merit-based process providing opportunities to move up in the world.

Early look at the NFL Combine

Early look at the NFL Combine

By Adin Link, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

his weekend will be make it or break it for 337 NFL prospects. Teams will find out who can perform under pressure and make it in the NFL.

Don’t trivialize recreational clubs in college

Don’t trivialize recreational clubs in college

By Grace McGinness | For The Pitt News

May 30, 2018

Before students even set foot on campus, they’re hit with the same phrase a thousand times — “college will be the best four years of of your life.” While cliche and outdated, that saying accomplishes its intended, albeit dangerous, goal — to cajole us into embracing college with open arms. Yet ...

Don’t let responsibilities ruin your summer

Don’t let responsibilities ruin your summer

By Brian Gentry | Senior Columnist

April 22, 2018

When I was a kid and it got above 90 degrees, my parents would put out a sprinkler in the lawn and my brother and I would spend hours running back and forth through the water. My parents would work in the garden on weekends, watching us tire ourselves out. When we felt especially daring, my brother a...

Shock over memes doesn’t mean much

Shock over memes doesn’t mean much

By Brian Gentry | Columnist

February 1, 2018

When news broke last week that some members of Pitt College Republicans were participating in a private GroupMe that shared racist memes, headlines may as well have read, “College students say something racist — again.” A Twitter account called “Racists @ Pitt” published screenshots from the ...

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