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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Editorial | It’s OK to not like Thanksgiving

Editorial | It’s OK to not like Thanksgiving

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 15, 2021
While Thanksgiving can be a happy time full of food and family, this isn’t the case for everyone — and that’s OK.
(Illustration by Abby Katz | Staff Illustrator)

Staff picks: Tips for conquering homesickness

By The Pitt News Staff August 20, 2019
The dawn of a new semester can bring a mix of emotions — excitement, stress and sometimes even homesickness. Leaving family and friends back home for almost eight months can be tough, regardless of whether you live 30 minutes or a continent away. Here are our tips for conquering homesickness this semester.
Opinion | New Year’s Resolution: Talk Politics

Opinion | New Year’s Resolution: Talk Politics

By Julia Kreutzer, For The Pitt News January 7, 2019
Just as our political identities have changed, we must radically transform the way such debates and conversations are handled. This key change in our approach to political discourse is the perfect resolution to ensure 2019 is better than years prior.
(Illustration by Raka Sarkar | Senior Staff Illustrator)

Talking politics at Thanksgiving shouldn’t be taboo

By Anne Marie Yurik | For The Pitt News November 20, 2017

What do you do when someone close to you says something about a topic in the news you find simply reprehensible? Oftentimes, the instinct is to shut up and pretend it didn’t happen — something that’s...

Pitt extended paid parental leave to staff on Wednesday, a benefit faculty has had since 2008. Meghan Sunners | Assistant Visual Editor

Paid parental leave extended to Pitt staff

The University announced the first paid parental leave program for staff on Wednesday, providing four consecutive weeks of paid leave to new mothers and fathers. The new benefit, which is available...

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