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Satire | How to make small talk with people from high school

Satire | How to make small talk with people from high school

By Genna Edwards, Staff Columnist

September 19, 2019

Use these tips and neither you nor Sarah will break a sweat trying to chit-chat while the professor searches for a working Expo marker.

Arming teachers takes a step in the wrong direction

Students gather at the U.S. Capitol to protest gun violence Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

By Alexis Buncich | Columnist

March 15, 2018

Teachers have a long list of supplies they absolutely need for their classrooms: poster boards, markers, textbooks, pencils and now — if President Donald Trump has his way — guns. With recent debates over the best way to approach mass shootings, some Americans believe the best way to protect against...

Editorial: After shooting, student walkouts lead the way

Hundreds of students in the Washington, D.C., area walk out of class to demand action on gun control Wednesday. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 22, 2018

Florida’s state legislature disappointed gun control advocates Monday when it declined to consider a ban on the assault weapon used in last week’s high school massacre in Parkland, Florida. But for students, both in the state and around the country, that wasn’t the end of the story. From Minnes...

Schenley apartments to open in July

Tenants can begin to move into Schenley Apartments in July, occupying Schenley High School's former classrooms. John Hamilton | Contributing Editor

By John Hamilton and James Evan Bowen-Gaddy / Assistant News Editor

April 7, 2017

The doors of Schenley High School will reopen soon, but to the distaste of some former students, it won’t be for class. Tenants will occupy the former classrooms, which are now converted to luxury apartments. PMC Property Group is now leasing 180 units in the building with move-in dates starting as soon as Ju...

Football recruit rundown

By Jeremy Tepper / Staff Writer

September 14, 2014

Nick Bowers and Tre Tipton faced off in a thrilling overtime battle on Friday, with Tipton putting together a record-setting performance. Here’s how he and the rest of Pitt’s commits fared in last week’s games.Darrin Hall (running back) — Austintown Fitch High School, OhioHall ran 10 times for 27 yards, as Aus...

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