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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

Notes From an Average Girl | What is love?

Notes From an Average Girl | What is love?

By Madeline Milchman, Senior Staff Writer February 14, 2024
In this edition of Notes From an Average Girl, senior staff writer Madeline Milchman writes about how she defines love.
Poetry | Lover and Liar

Poetry | Lover and Liar

By Irene Moran, Staff Columnist January 29, 2024
Irene Moran shares a poem about someone she used to love
Poetry | You Know I Am Here

Poetry | You Know I Am Here

By Irene Moran, Staff Columnist November 13, 2023
A poem about caring for someone going through a tough time.
Opinion | SZA’s SOS album is a representation of all stages of a relationship

Opinion | SZA’s SOS album is a representation of all stages of a relationship

By Ashanti McLaurin, Staff Columnist June 13, 2023
How I perceive dating is in five stages — crush, talking stage, situationship, relationship and then the dreadful fear of the break-up. SZA’s new album, SOS, released in December 2022, is an album that is a musical representation of the stages of love.
Opinion | Your soulmate is out there, and you’re going to find them

Opinion | Your soulmate is out there, and you’re going to find them

By Sarah Liez, Senior Staff Columnist February 13, 2023
In honor of Valentine’s Day — and for all who read this, whether they be happily single, in a relationship or longing for someone — I’d like to share my personal soulmate theory. I believe, wholeheartedly, that every person has a soulmate. In fact, I believe we have several because there are eight billion people on Earth, so aren’t we bound to have more than one?
Opinion | Why I married a man from Tinder

Opinion | Why I married a man from Tinder

By Jessica Snyder, Senior Staff Columnist February 13, 2023
When I was little, I made up my mind that I would never get married or have children. Currently, I’ve been married to my husband, Joe, for a month and we’ve committed to adopting two fur babies, Queso and Cash, who have lived in our apartment for less than a week. While my past self might be pleasantly surprised, I don’t think she would be any less confused that I decided to get married, like most of you readers.
Opinion | You can make the long D work

Opinion | You can make the long D work

By Anna Fischer, Senior Staff Columnist February 13, 2023
The season of love is here — blegh. Let’s face it, February’s a tough month, whether you’re single, taken or your mom is the only person who’s asked you to be her Valentine for the last 20 years. 
A couple crosses their fingers behind their backs.

Pitt Marriage Pact struggles to help students find love, so far

By Trinity Foster, Staff Writer February 8, 2023
A survey promising true love circulated among thousands of skeptical, curious and excited Pitt students last month. The Marriage Pact boasts, “Leave it up to our algorithm and find your perfect backup plan today,” but Pitt students don’t seem so lucky.
A student speaks on a video call.

‘Don’t be scared of it’: students reflect on long distance relationships

By Elle Kenney, Staff Writer February 7, 2023

For Sydney Lang, long distance relationships aren’t necessarily easy, but they aren’t as bad as many people fear.  Lang, a sophomore media and professional communications major, started dating...

Poetry | Lines half as lovely as you

Poetry | Lines half as lovely as you

By Thomas Riley, Staff Columnist February 7, 2023
An exploration of sex, love and poetic expression.
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