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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 College of General Studies in Posvar Hall.

New CGS major focuses on importance of ethics in criminal justice

By Alaina Goldberg, Staff Writer February 1, 2022
Pitt introduced a new College of General Studies major — law, criminal justice and society — last fall which is a combination of legal studies and the administrative justice majors.
Opinion | In defense of changing your major

Opinion | In defense of changing your major

By Alex Dolinger, Staff Columnist July 19, 2020
The first year — sometimes, the first month — of college can be full of an overwhelming amount of self-discovery. A lot of people come to college with a set plan, but sometimes that plan changes. That’s OK.
Opinion | A double major isnt always the right choice

Opinion | A double major isn’t always the right choice

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist June 28, 2019
While earning multiple degrees sounds fancy on paper, it might not always be practical.
Professor Libertz talks with Kristyna Finikiotis in class Wednesday. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer)

Public and professional writing program major-ly expands

By Janine Faust | Assistant News Editor September 6, 2017

Jonathan Frye knew he wanted to write when he came to Pitt, but he also wanted to leave with skills to find a job. “I always wanted to be an English major, but the ones at Pitt seemed to be more...

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