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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 | Once upon a time, we grew up and left our passions behind

Opinion | Once upon a time, we grew up and left our passions behind

By Nada Abdulaziz, Staff Writer April 8, 2024
Transitioning into adulthood and securing employment is a universal journey that all individuals embark on — it's an anticipated phase of life. However, recently, I've found myself reflecting on the activities I once cherished but now struggle to find time for.
Campus Life | My last semester: What I am looking forward to

Campus Life | My last semester: What I am looking forward to

By Shriya Yadamreddi, Senior Staff Writer January 17, 2024
This week on Campus Life, Shriya Yadamreddi shares a few events that she is looking forward to this semester as a graduating senior.
Satire | Peaking in college — An analysis of anguish

Satire | Peaking in college — An analysis of anguish

By Alaina McCall, Staff Columnist December 5, 2023
You certainly didn’t peak in high school. All you did was fall lower and lower into a cavern. Like, if life was a mountain, and peaking was being at the top, you were even lower than the bottom. But that’s good!
The Faculty Assembly in room 2700 of Posvar Hall on Wednesday.

Faculty Assembly discusses new winter commencement, new LGBTQIA+ steering committee

By Bella Markovitz, Senior Staff Writer December 1, 2023

Faculty Assembly President Robin Kear addressed concerns about the new Dec. 17 winter commencement at its final meeting of the year. “Because this is the first year of this half-year sort of winter...

Pitt adds December commencement ceremony, students report mixed reactions

Pitt adds December commencement ceremony, students report mixed reactions

By Kelly McPoyle, Staff Writer November 29, 2023

Dayquon Henderson feels excited to graduate in December, but was upset when Pitt first announced that students graduating a semester early would not be allowed to walk at the April ceremony.  “I...

The halls outside the School of Education on the fifth floor of Wesley W. Posvar Hall.

More than a month after commencement, advising error sends 17 Pitt teaching students back to class

By Jack Troy, Senior Staff Writer June 28, 2023
After four years of taking classes at Pitt, Delphie Backs was ready to move onto the next phase of her life. But on June 6, an email from the University came — she hadn’t graduated after all.
Opinion | Being a fifth-year in college isn’t as old as you may think

Opinion | Being a fifth-year in college isn’t as old as you may think

By Ashanti McLaurin, Staff Columnist May 24, 2023
It's okay to take your time in college and the timing of getting your degree is not a race.
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?
Pitt graduates after their 2021 graduation at Acrisure Stadium.

‘A chance to build unity’: Pitt to host special graduation for students of color

By Khushi Rai, Senior Staff Writer April 12, 2023
The Gathering, a special graduation for students of color, will be held in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room on April 29 from 7-10 p.m. The event is meant to empower, embrace and engage students of color and their families.
A pile of cash.

Pitt seniors express concern about graduating into a potential recession

By Elle Kenney, Staff Writer February 2, 2023
As more and more people increasingly signal that a recession is going to hit the United States, Pitt seniors are preparing for the world they are soon entering and what that means for their young adult lives.
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