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Opinion | Working at Starbucks was the best thing that ever happened to me

By Dalia Maeroff, Opinions Editor October 5, 2021
Working as a Starbucks barista was my first job at a large company, and while that may sound trivial, it prepared me for the harsh realities of the adult work environment.
Opinion | Volunteering, unpaid internships and research opportunities need to be accessible

Opinion | Volunteering, unpaid internships and research opportunities need to be accessible

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist February 16, 2021
Volunteering, unpaid research and internships are not accessible for people with low incomes.
Opinion | Black hair is professional

Opinion | Black hair is professional

By Ajani Powell, Staff Columnist February 16, 2021
Staff columnist Ajani Powell explores the struggle with Black hair and how it hinders the progression of Black people.
Opinion | Our education system is failing us

Opinion | Our education system is failing us

By Dalia Maeroff, Staff Columnist September 29, 2020
The American education system is setting students up for failure when it comes to entering the workforce.
Opinion | Mental illness shouldn’t disqualify you from employment

Opinion | Mental illness shouldn’t disqualify you from employment

By Alex Dolinger, Senior Staff Columnist September 29, 2020
While the conversation around mental health is improving by the minute, the sad truth is that the unemployment rate for those with mental illness has been high for a long time.
The Green New Deal is proposed legislation that focuses on climate change and reducing economic inequality.

Opinion | Getting blue-collar workers to work for the environment may save the economy

By Ethan Tessler, Staff Columnist September 29, 2020
The free market is failing to address climate change and
Opinion | Point: Want student workers? Pay them

Opinion | Point: Want student workers? Pay them

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist September 11, 2019
Student job is a vague term that could be used to include every job from a dishwasher in the dining halls to research assistant in a biochemical lab.
Office Space is a classic movie about an awful boss.

Staff Picks: The best movies about work

By The Pitt News Staff September 11, 2019
Read our staff's picks for the best movies about employment
Pitt’s Kids is a Pitt-run youth outreach program where children from local communities learn new skills through sports and other activities.

Students coach, teach “Pitt’s Kids” through outreach program

By Charlotte Pearse, For The Pitt News September 11, 2019
More than 30 Pitt students work with Kyle Kenia and his staff to teach kids swimming, rock climbing, martial arts and a number of other activities.
(Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

TPN earns 17 awards at College Media Business and Advertising Managers

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | News Editor April 6, 2018

College Media Business and Advertising Managers presented The Pitt News with 17 awards for excellence in business operations, marketing and promotions during the organization’s 46th annual Advertising...

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