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How Pitt students are passing the time during social distancing

Nikita Bargaje has spent some of her time in quarantine crafting a three-dimensional monogram letter “N” to help distract her from the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy of Nikita Bargaje.

By Ananya Pathapadu, Staff Writer

April 7, 2020

Pitt students are trying to de-stress in many ways in the wake of the University moving classes online and closing residence halls.

Opinion | I tried to de-stress by cooking. It didn’t go well

Fruits and vegetables line the aisle at Forbes Street Market.

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist

April 21, 2019

Studying could wait until tomorrow. Tonight I was going to eat good — a homemade meal and an Oscar-nominated film in front of me.

Ian Troost: Unmasking his truth

You know Ian Troost from his protest on the sidelines of Heinz Field, but did you know he also makes a delicious bacon pasta dish?

By Brandon Glass & Elise Lavallee

March 28, 2018

You may have seen Ian Troost without even knowing it. It's possible he was a passing thought or a source of lingering ire. It all depends on your opinion of mustaches, mascots and kneeling during the national anthem. He was the tall skinny guy with the little brown caterpillar named Jerry perched ...

Quick, easy soups stave off winter cold

By John Lavanga / A&E Editor

January 13, 2014

Although we’ve recently received a nice respite from last week’s bone-chilling, frostbite-inducing, it’s-so-cold-I-can’t-even-get-my-phone-out-to-tweet-about-it bout of wintry weather, the cold has unquestionably left a mark in all our minds.It’s the sort of weather that leaves many of us w...

Homecoming Edition: Game day grilling done right with the Copy Chef

By Pat Mallee / Copy Chief

September 26, 2013

No football game-day experience is complete without a great pregame tailgate. And to have a truly great tailgate, you’ll need some truly great food to munch on.Over time, a particular blend of cuisines has become the hallmark of tailgate dining — part barbecue, part picnic. And while many tailgat...

Welcome back: Copy Chef pimps your Ramen

Welcome back: Copy Chef pimps your Ramen

By Pat Mallee - Copy Editor

August 18, 2013

Most cash-strapped college students will agree that the best kind of food is cheap food. So when they’re in a pinch and not at all worried about the nutritional value of their meals, they’ll often turn to a longtime staple of the collegiate culinary scene: ramen noodles.Ramen has for years been ...

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