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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Opinion | College is the best time to go feral — take it

Opinion | College is the best time to go feral — take it

By Kelly Xiong, Senior Staff Columnist April 16, 2024
The things you can do in college will generally be socially unacceptable once you graduate, so make the most of it. Whether that’s pulling trig in the Mario’s bathroom because you had one too many Malibu bay breezes or falling face-first into the Frick fountain because you tried to climb it, college is all about making mistakes and having fun. 
Opinion | You don’t need to party in college to have a good time

Opinion | You don’t need to party in college to have a good time

By Livia LaMarca, Assistant Opinions Editor August 7, 2023
I thought I had to live my college days in some predestined, “stereotypical” way or else I wouldn’t have a fulfilling time. There is nothing wrong with spending your time in college like that — many do. But just like it is okay to party and get drunk on the neighboring frat’s mysterious jungle juice, it is okay to have little interest. It is okay to not want that at all, actually.
Halket Street in Oakland.

Satire | Pitt student loses mind after all his friends go home for summer

By Thomas Riley, Opinions Editor June 7, 2023
Without schoolwork taking up their evenings, students can spend more free time with their friends — but what about those whose friends moved back home for the summer?
Opinion | I graduate in two weeks — do you wanna be friends?

Opinion | I graduate in two weeks — do you wanna be friends?

By Juliana Morello, Staff Columnist April 17, 2023
So…I graduate in two weeks. Do you want to be friends?
Opinion | It’s OK if you haven’t found your friends yet

Opinion | It’s OK if you haven’t found your friends yet

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor March 30, 2021
Being a first-year is hard. It's OK if you haven’t found friends you feel a deep connection with yet.
Opinion | Don’t let self-care overshadow caring for others

Opinion | Don’t let self-care overshadow caring for others

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist November 2, 2020
It’s important to check in on others and make them an equal priority to oneself – the two don’t need to be mutually exclusive.
College Compass: Four keys to a healthy relationship

College Compass: Four keys to a healthy relationship

By Ashna Gupta, For The Pitt News September 5, 2019
Do not feel bad about the number of people who walk out of your life — it is not a reflection of your personality, it’s just destiny. I want to discuss some of the things that constitute a healthy relationship — whether it’s between a romantic partner or between friends.
(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.
“Shrek” production still.

Blog: Spring break watchlist

By The Pitt News Staff March 7, 2019
As promised in our 2019 spring break bucket list, The Pitt News staff is here with yet another installment of our Weekend Watchlist blog series.
(Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Friday Fight: After April tears, May’s in the clear

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 20, 2018

It’s April ― flowers around campus are starting to bloom, the weather is finally warming up and the end of the semester is upon us. Pitt lets out for the summer earlier than most other schools,...

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