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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The honors college on the 36th floor of the Cathedral of Learning.

Opinion | There is little opportunity for humanities majors in the Honors College

By Livia LaMarca, Staff Columnist April 11, 2022
If Pitt is going to advertise the Honors College to all majors, there need to be more courses and opportunities available to students across all subjects and disciplines.
Mosaic of Learning | High school humanities classes need an overhaul

Mosaic of Learning | High school humanities classes need an overhaul

By Khushi Rai, For The Pitt News October 28, 2021
In this week’s Mosaic of Learning, Khushi Rai talks about how high school history and English classes could be improved by looking at how colleges structure similar courses.
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The ascension of STEM doesn’t mean humanities are sinking

By Neena Hagen, Senior Columnist July 11, 2018

In a world with an ever-increasing number of tech startups and engineering firms, our economy seems destined to be dominated by STEM specialists — which leaves universities scrambling to reinvent their...

Pitt, CMU researchers redevelop software for academic publishing

Pitt, CMU researchers redevelop software for academic publishing

By Sid Lingala | For The Pitt News October 15, 2017

Benjamin Ogrodnik said he is often frustrated when traditional publication methods he uses are unable to include films and project methodology as part of the final product. “A finished article is...

Elliot Hall was built as Reed Colleges  Arts and Sciences building in 1912. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

Editorial: Racism in humanities isn’t the problem

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 11, 2017

Race relations in the United States are rapidly returning to the foreground of the public’s consciousness. It seems nowhere is immune from the rising tensions — not even the study of classical antiquity. At...

‘The 20-something-year-old-quarter-life-crisis’: A humanities student embraces her uncertain future

By Grace Kelly / Staff Writer February 6, 2015

From the first rosy day of freshman year, being an art history major has been a challenge. Even other students, amidst their own “starting-college-I’m-a-grown-up-now” high, would blurt out, “What...

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