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Point: Going out in Oakland gives a feeling of home

The exterior of Peter’s Pub in Oakland. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Henry Glitz | Opinions Editor

April 13, 2018

Read Assistant Opinions Editor Sarah Shearer's counterpoint column here. Like most Pitt students of age, I only really have a hazy recollection — at best —of going to Peter’s Pub on my 21st birthday last summer. It was late May, and the usually jammed upper dance floor was a fraction les...

So long to Saturday finals

(Illustration by Garrett Aguilar | Staff Illustrator)

By Ben Sheppard | Columnist

December 11, 2017

Opening PeopleSoft and finding your final exam dates is like opening your presents on Christmas — sometimes you’re elated, other times you’re more than a little let down. Discovering all your finals are on the first days of finals week, or earlier, is a feeling of pure joy. It’s like gett...

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