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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

Campus Life | Finals De-stressing

Campus Life | Finals De-stressing

By Shriya Yadamreddi, Staff Writer December 2, 2022
This week on Campus Life, Shriya Yadamreddi talks about a few things to do to de-stress from finals.
Experts, students talk seasonal depression: How to cope and resources available

Experts, students talk seasonal depression: How to cope and resources available

By Donata Massimiani, Senior Staff Writer November 18, 2022
As days grow shorter, temperatures grow colder and the sky becomes a sea of gray, finding motivation to complete schoolwork or get out of bed each morning can seem like a difficult task, especially for students like Daniel Dominick suffering from seasonal affective disorder.
Opinion | Spending time alone is important, especially for your mental health

Opinion | Spending time alone is important, especially for your mental health

By Emily O’Neil, Staff Columnist November 8, 2022
There is a stigmatization and misunderstanding of people who regularly spend time alone. Our society always pushes for social interactions, but spending time by yourself is crucial for personal growth and mental wellness. Alone time is essential for individuals to recharge, prioritize what is important to them and check in with themselves. 
Opinion | Professors need to be more considerate of mental health

Opinion | Professors need to be more considerate of mental health

By Kelly Xiong, Staff Columnist October 31, 2022
During the pandemic, teachers experienced a high rate of burnout, among other challenges. However, they still shouldn’t put unfair expectations on students.
Opinion | ‘Self-care’ vs. self-care — two very different ways of taking care of yourself

Opinion | ‘Self-care’ vs. self-care — two very different ways of taking care of yourself

By Juliana Morello , Staff Columnist October 27, 2022
The thing about stress is that it doesn’t typically get better on its own. But when you take care of your mental health, you increase your energy levels and can even reduce the risk of illness.
Comedian Stephanie Foster performs her comedy show “Without Rhyme Nor Reason” in the Alumni Hall auditorium on Tuesday.

Comedian Stephanie Foster brings a suicide prevention comedy tour to Pitt

By Shreya Singh, Staff Writer October 21, 2022
About 100 students gathered in the auditorium of Alumni Hall on Tuesday night as Pitt Panhellenic hosted Stephanie Foster, a stand-up comedian, for her self-produced comedy tour “Without Rhyme Nor Reason.”
Three Pitt students are starting a club to address mental health stigma among student athletes

Three Pitt students are starting a club to address mental health stigma among student athletes

By Elizabeth Primrose, Senior Staff Writer October 7, 2022
As Morgan’s Message ambassadors at Pitt, Olivia Zambrino, Caroline Rusinski and Leah Faunce are starting a club to address and eliminate stigma surrounding mental health among student-athletes. Morgan’s Message is a nonprofit founded by the family and friends of Duke University lacrosse player Morgan Rodgers, who died by suicide in 2019.
Opinion | The mental health initiative at Pitt can’t end with the pandemic

Opinion | The mental health initiative at Pitt can’t end with the pandemic

By Ebonee Rice-Nguyen, Staff Columnist May 24, 2022
As the pandemic gradually fades from the forefront of our minds as cases slow and COVID-19 dominates less of the news, will the mental well-being of Pitt’s students do so too? 
Opinion | You don’t need to be informed about everything — it’s mentally exhausting

Opinion | You don’t need to be informed about everything — it’s mentally exhausting

By Rachel Soloff, Opinions Editor April 7, 2022
Sometimes it’s OK to take a break from the constant stream of news for the sake of mental health.
Campus Life | Mental Health Check-In

Campus Life | Mental Health Check-In

By Shriya Yadamreddi, Staff Writer March 27, 2022
This week on Campus Life, Shriya Yadamreddi talks about why it is important to check in frequently with your mental health.
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