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Dante Watson: Circling tracks and rounding the floor

Sophomore track athlete Dante Wilson serves as a resident assistant for first-year students in Sutherland Hall East. (Photo courtesy of Dante Watson)

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

January 19, 2018

Between lacing up his cleats for a race and spending late nights studying in Hillman, sophomore track athlete Dante Watson has a few other responsibilities: mediating disputes, doing rounds on dorm floors and being a good listener. In addition to being an athlete and a full-time student studying communic...

Being a good roommate is easy: just be open

(Illustration by Jordan Mondell | Layout Editor)

By Andrea Spatig | For The Pitt News

May 30, 2017

There’s the roommate that has super loud FaceTime conversations with their significant other, the one who never showers and spews an unfavorable odor wherever they go, the one who is too clingy and over-involved in your life and the one that snores like a chainsaw or talks in their sleep through th...

Making the most out of living alone

Tower C is a dorm on campus for students living in single rooms. (Photo by Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer)

By Thomas Wick | Columnist

May 30, 2017

I could keep the lights on whenever I wanted. I could listen to music and not have to bother with pesky headphones. I could toss my clothes in the corner and worry about them in a few weeks. I could nap at all times of the day, have people over whenever I wanted and be in a quiet environment at a mom...

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