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Opinion | Yes, I’m an English major. No, I’m not stupid.

Opinion | Yes, I’m an English major. No, I’m not stupid.

By Sarah Connor, Contributing Editor

February 19, 2020

I actively made the decision to major in English over marketing because I value using my creative skills over getting a job in the business world. It does not seem very complex to me, but to many others, it’s rocket science.

December graduates look to the future

December graduates look to the future

By Ashton Crawley, Staff Writer

December 8, 2019

The culmination of every student’s college career and hard work is graduation. For Pitt seniors graduating in December, with the holidays around the corner and many of their peers making schedules for the spring, the experience is a little different.

Don’t tempt Amazon with tax cuts

 (Illustration by Garrett Aguilar | Staff Illustrator)

By Ben Sheppard | For The Pitt News

September 22, 2017

In the struggle between American cities for economic dominance, an influx of 50,000 new jobs seems too good to be true. But that’s exactly what tech giant Amazon is offering. More than 100 cities — ranging from Boston, to Toronto to a collective of several small North Carolina towns — have signale...

Employment Guide: Looking for a job? Better dress the part.

Employment Guide: Looking for a job? Better dress the part.

By Matt Singer / Senior Staff Writer

September 12, 2013

Robert Beecher is no stranger to professionalism. And as a Pitt senior who has had internships in Senator Bob Casey’s district office and with 8th District City Councilman Bill Peduto’s mayoral campaign, Beecher knows the importance of dressing professionally in the workplace.“When you’re thinkin...

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