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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.
Frances Warde Hall on Carlow University’s campus.

‘Not on campus, on another campus’: About 130 Pitt first-years to live in Carlow University dorms this academic year

By Alexandra Ross, Senior Staff Writer August 25, 2022
Noah Stephenson has a few complaints about his on-campus housing this year — namely that it isn’t on Pitt’s campus at all.
The proposed Munger Hall at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Editorial | UCSB’s Munger Hall is a mistake, not a model

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 17, 2021
UCSB’s billionaire-backed mega-dorm is based on inhumane and discredited concepts that ignore the needs of students.
Sophomore track athlete Dante Wilson serves as a resident assistant for first-year students in Sutherland Hall East. (Photo courtesy of Dante Watson)

Dante Watson: Circling tracks and rounding the floor

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...

(Illustration by Jordan Mondell | Layout Editor)

Being a good roommate is easy: just be open

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...

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

Making the most out of living alone

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...

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