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 | COVID-19 ruined concert culture

Opinion | COVID-19 ruined concert culture

By Rachel Soloff, Opinions Editor December 2, 2022
COVID-19 has ruined concert etiquette, how you buy tickets and relationships between artists and their fans.
President Joe Biden speaks at the Public Education forum Downtown in 2019 during his campaign.

Editorial | President Biden needs to deliver on his progressive campaign policies

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 19, 2022
Despite a progressive campaign, President Joe Biden isn’t following through on many of his campaign promises, especially in regards to immigration and COVID-19.
A United States passport.

Students reflect on their summer study abroad experiences as many COVID-19 restrictions lift

By Julia DiPietro, Staff Writer September 18, 2022
Zane Troxell, a junior English literature major, participated in a program called American Junior Year at Heidelberg University for six weeks this summer. Troxell, who is pursuing a German certificate at Pitt, said he took his study abroad opportunity to advance his German speaking skills.
From left, Patrick Gallagher, Robin Kear, Kristin Kanthak and Joe Suyama at Thursday’s Senate Council meeting.

Senate Council talks COVID-19 expectations, reproductive health resources for students

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor September 16, 2022
At the monthly Senate Council meeting, director of the Covid Medical Response Office Joe Suyama said there’s “no better place” for students to learn than in the classroom.
Pitt announces new COVID-19 boosters

Pitt announces new COVID-19 boosters

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor September 7, 2022
Pitt officials said Wednesday that the COVID-19 bivalent booster is now available nationwide, as well as at the Pitt Vaccination and Health Connection Hub.
Tyler Bickford, a professor in the English department, drops one of the first union cards at a kickoff event held by Pitt faculty union organizers in the William Pitt Union Ballroom in January 2018.

Pitt faculty union, administration reach deal on COVID-19 protocols

By Rebecca Johnson and Allison Radziwon August 13, 2022
The United Steelworkers union reached a “memorandum of understanding” with Pitt regarding expanded health and safety protections for faculty, following allegations that the University didn’t consult the faculty union before removing its mask mandate in March.
A guide to Pitt’s COVID-19 situation

A guide to Pitt’s COVID-19 situation

By Kendall Swift, Staff Writer August 5, 2022
This upcoming year will mark the fourth consecutive school year affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout the pandemic, communities have rapidly adapted to changing recommendations.

Pitt’s COVID-19 community risk shifts from low to medium

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor May 24, 2022
Pitt officials said Friday that Allegheny County’s COVID-19 Community Level has shifted from low to medium risk due the current increased impact on the health care system.
A student writes chemistry problems.

Students express mixed reactions to return of in-person finals

By Trevor Weinstock, For The Pitt News April 19, 2022
Finals season is no one’s favorite time of year, but the COVID-19 pandemic has allowed students to see other options for final exams. Many still have the option of in-person or online finals next week.
Drew White, a senior majoring in supply chain management and business information systems, in the Cathedral of Learning.

Graduating seniors say goodbye to a complicated college experience

By Alexandra Ross, Senior Staff Writer April 19, 2022
Many graduating seniors experienced a range of ups and downs throughout their college years, thanks largely to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has reshaped the college experience for seniors who are now preparing to graduate in less than two weeks.
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