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College Compass: The journey to the GED

College Compass: The journey to the GED
College Compass is a bi-weekly blog that aims to help students navigate the highs and lows of college life.
January 24, 2020
For some time, I was ashamed to say that I did not graduate high school.

Oakland Outlook: Finding love on TinderU

Oakland Outlook: Finding love on TinderU
Oakland Outlook is a bi-weekly blog written by TPN staffers chronicling their experiences as college students living in Oakland.
November 7, 2019
It’s strange to me that so many of us Pitt students look for love while in college. The very natures of each contradict, love and college, as the former portends permanence and the latter is itself a liminal space, something from which we (are intended to) move on.

Oakland Outlook: Make Homecoming great again

Oakland Outlook: Make Homecoming great again
Oakland Outlook is a bi-weekly blog written by TPN staffers chronicling their experiences as college students living in Oakland.
October 24, 2019
Despite attending Pitt for the past two years, despite growing up near Pittsburgh and despite being generally active members of the community, we still don’t know what Homecoming is.

Oakland Outlook | Sexual assault at Pitt: A survivor’s story

Oakland Outlook | Sexual assault at Pitt: A survivor's story
Oakland Outlook is a bi-weekly blog written by TPN staffers chronicling their experiences as college students living in Oakland.
October 17, 2019
For many students on campus, the truth of sexual trauma is not shocking. Its ramifications are not best understood through statistical data. How do you quantify something that is stolen from you? How do you explain that sexual assault feels devestatingly familiar and inevitable to its victims?

Oakland Outlook: Fun activities to kick off fall

The Pittsburgh Monster Pumpkins Festival will be held Oct. 19 to 20 on the North Shore.
Oakland Outlook is a bi-weekly blog written by TPN staffers chronicling their experiences as college students living in Oakland.
October 10, 2019
Leave your summer routine behind and adventure both in and around Oakland this fall. Digital staff writers Megan Williams and Ana Eberts share their favorite fall activities to do around the City in this week’s edition of Oakland Outlook.

Oakland Outlook: Feeling welcome by walking

Oakland from Pitt’s upper campus.
Oakland Outlook is a bi-weekly blog written by TPN staffers chronicling their experiences as college students living in Oakland.
September 26, 2019
In this week's Oakland Outlook, Sarah Stager talks about how she came to know and love Oakland by walking around the neighborhood.
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