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Staff Picks: The best stuff to watch on 4/20

Staff Picks: The best stuff to watch on 4/20

By The Pitt News Staff

April 19, 2020

Our staff has assembled the best weed media to consume while you’re totally not high because Pennsylvania hasn’t quite legalized it yet.

Satire | 12 thoughts while writing an essay during finals week

Satire | 12 thoughts while writing an essay during finals week

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist

December 8, 2019

The humble essay. The written word exhausted into seven to eight double-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman-font pages with MLA citations.

Opinion | Tips for a very merry finals week

Opinion | Tips for a very merry finals week

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

December 8, 2019

With finals week upon us and the dreaded pre-finals-finals week behind us, it may seem the task of balancing rest and academics has only become more arduous.

Remembering Pitt’s finest final moments

Then-seniors Qadree Ollison (30) and Darrin Hall (22) shake hands after Hall surprises Ollison with a game ball on Senior Day — a celebration of the seniors at their last home game — after the Panthers defeated the Hokies Saturday.

By Nick Carlisano, Senior Staff Writer

December 8, 2019

Although final exams are undisputedly horrendous, not all things “final” are bad, especially when it comes to sports. From historic final seasons to the last game in Pitt Stadium, here are some of the most memorable closures Panther fans have witnessed in the past few decades.

TPN senior send-offs

TPN senior send-offs

By The Pitt News Staff

April 21, 2019

TPN is saying goodbye to five graduating members of its staff this year who have all made an impact on the paper and their peers.

Opinion | It is finals week, and I must scream

Schenley Park is adjacent to campus and an ideal place to relieve the stress of the semester.

By Kim Rooney, Contributing Editor

April 21, 2019

There is a long tradition of screaming in response to stress, whether it is during labor or for funerals or even postmortem as banshees.

Opinion | I tried to de-stress by cooking. It didn’t go well

Fruits and vegetables line the aisle at Forbes Street Market.

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist

April 21, 2019

Studying could wait until tomorrow. Tonight I was going to eat good — a homemade meal and an Oscar-nominated film in front of me.

Opinion | 5 ways to relieve stress through comedy

Columnist Allion Dantinne suggests becoming a squirrel to cope with finals.

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist

April 21, 2019

When finals season rolls around, it’s hard to not feel the crushing weight of the world on your shoulders. It’s hard not to see your GPA in physical form, beating you over the head for taking a “What ocean sponge are you?” quiz instead of paying attention to the lecture.

Stress quick fixes: Our favorite apps and media to de-stress

Stress quick fixes: Our favorite apps and media to de-stress

By The Pitt News Staff

April 21, 2019

Finals week has arrived and stress levels are high. Here at The Pitt News, our staff has a few favorite apps, YouTube channels and artwork that help us relax when we need it.

Treatment with a tempo: A look at the world of music therapy

Music therapy is the use of music, such as singing, songwriting and playing instruments, to improve the lives of others physically, mentally and socially.

By Mary Rose O’Donnell, Senior Staff Writer

April 21, 2019

Music therapy is the use of music, such as singing, songwriting and playing instruments, to improve the lives of others physically, mentally and socially. We got to chat with some local music therapists for our destressing-themed finals edition.

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