The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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 | Going to the gym is a key step in destroying the patriarchy

Opinion | Going to the gym is a key step in destroying the patriarchy

By Jessica Snyder, Senior Staff Columnist September 16, 2022
The gym isn’t just a space for cisgender men — or working out.
Thrive @ Pitt was recently launched by the Campus Well-Being Consortium to connect students to well-being resources.

Thrive @ Pitt website aims to connect students with well-being resources

By Kiera Ledermann, Senior Staff Writer December 10, 2021
The Campus Well-Being Consortium recently launched Thrive @ Pitt to connect students to well-being resources. According to Danielle Floyd, the tool was inspired by the “disconnect” between students and resources to support their well-being.
Montez Newsome, a junior mathematics-economics major, studies for an organic chemistry project at Hillman Library on Friday evening.

Study finds that Pitt students’ mental, physical health still struggling one year into the pandemic

By Natalie Frank, News Editor December 6, 2021
Despite loosened COVID-19 requirements, the start of in-person activities and the availability of a COVID-19 vaccine, a recent study revealed that many Pitt students’ mental health has not significantly improved since the onset of the pandemic.
Campus Life | The Pitt Plague

Campus Life | The Pitt Plague

By Shriya Yadamreddi, For The Pitt News October 1, 2021
In the first edition of Campus Life, Shriya Yadamreddi talks about first-years getting sick for reasons other than COVID-19.
Students could receive free flu shots at the HealthyU fair located at the William Pitt Union on Wednesday.

Health in the air as the HealthyU fair returns to campus

By Punya Bhasin, Senior Staff Writer October 1, 2021
The HealthyU fair held this past Wednesday in front of the William Pitt Union focused on the eight dimensions of wellness — emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social and spiritual wellness.
The Pitt Prescription

The Pitt Prescription: Fad diets in the New Year

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer January 6, 2020

The holiday shopping season is coming to an end, but with the start of January comes a new shopping trend — a few solid weeks of businesses pushing “resolutions” to consumers. Each year it seems...

The Pitt Prescription

The Pitt Prescription: Sleep aids

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer November 18, 2019
If you are making lifestyle changes but still cannot get the healthy amount of sleep, then there is the option of using medications.
Condoms can be used to reduce the transmission of some STDs.

Editorial: Talk to your doctor about STDs

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 5, 2019
There are resources safer than relying on the internet — even for those without health insurance.
The Pitt Prescription

The Pitt Prescription: How to manage pain and stay healthy

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer November 4, 2019
Taking care of yourself, your mind and your body is incredibly important and college students sometimes forget this. A lot of pent-up stress and pressure can lead to significant impairment of one’s immune system.
Opinion | Researchers need more empathy in approaching community health concerns

Opinion | Researchers need more empathy in approaching community health concerns

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist October 22, 2019
The meeting at Canon-McMillan High School stands as a fresh example of how the scientific community can sometimes forget the need for empathy and understanding.
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