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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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A potted succulent plant.

6 plants that can survive a winter in a college student’s room

By Maya Valletta, Staff Writer January 11, 2023
Plants are a great way to create a cozy and bright living space even with the constant gray skies of a Pittsburgh winter. Here are six plants that can survive the season in a dorm room, along with some plant care tips to keep them alive.
A dorm room in Lothrop Hall in 2019.

Eight ways to make your dorm look less like a prison cell

By Sarah Demchak, Staff Writer September 1, 2022
Moving away from family and beginning college is already intimidating enough — your dorm shouldn’t make things worse. Here’s eight tips on how to make your dorm a little more homey this year.
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