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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 | Fanwork is not bad

Opinion | Fanwork is not bad

By Jameson Keebler, Staff Columnist June 20, 2023
Fanfiction itself is not the problem. When it is consumed on the platforms that were made for it, fanwork can have a positive impact on the creators and consumers. Even if it is cringey or embarrassing for some people, if it exists in its own sphere then there really is no harm in it, especially if it makes other fans happy. 
Opinion | We are losing ourselves to the internet

Opinion | We are losing ourselves to the internet

By Livia LaMarca, Senior Staff Columnist March 23, 2023
Companies are shaping the way we think and ultimately who we are.
The Cathedral of Learning.

10 perks you may not know you have as a Pitt student

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor January 30, 2023
Being a Panther has its perks 一 but many people don’t know what they are. Here’s a round-up of 10 advantages there are to life at Pitt.
Opinion | We need to make the internet a safer place

Opinion | We need to make the internet a safer place

By Mackenzie Oster, Staff Columnist February 5, 2019
Social media sites have developed into places where people build themselves up by tearing other users down, whether by demeaningly voicing an opinion or starting unnecessary fights. The internet must become a safer, more civil space if we expect our discourse there to be healthy and productive.
(Illustration by Raka Sakar | Senior Staff Illustrator)

Logan Paul leaves low-quality mark on Youtube

By Thomas Wick | Columnist January 18, 2018

Since the beginning, the internet has been home to the most disgusting parts of pop culture. But recently, a crackdown on bad behavior on one of the internet’s biggest sites seems to be sparing its stars. Popular...

(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

Sticks and stones may break our bones, but memes should never hurt us

By Neena Hagen, For The Pitt News November 9, 2017

The Senate is used to strange occurrences, but Nov. 1, our legislators discussed a group of memes which are purportedly evidence for Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election. The U.S. intelligence...

(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

Dear social media: it’s not you, it’s my mental health

By Audreela Deb | For The Pitt News August 21, 2017

Ah, summer. The season of vacation getaways and seasonal internships. Afternoon barbecues and late night bonfires; Fourth of July pool parties and sunbathing trips to the beach. And there’s proof...

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