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The pandemic showed that flexibility will be key in the new workplace as some workers preferred to stay online, while others are eager to return to the office.

Opinion | Workplace attitudes are changing — and it’s long overdue

By Dalia Maeroff, Opinions Editor August 30, 2021
The pandemic showed that flexibility will be key in the new workplace. 
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher speaks at Friday morning's board of trustees meeting.

Gallagher ‘strongly’ recommends, expects community to be vaccinated by fall, unveils new strategic plan

By Natalie Frank and Jon Moss June 25, 2021
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said at Pitt’s Friday board of trustees meeting that while the University community can look forward to a more engaging fall semester, a fully normal academic year is unlikely unless those coming back to campus are vaccinated.
Opinion | The guide to a hot, vaccinated and anxious girl summer

Opinion | The guide to a hot, vaccinated and anxious girl summer

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist June 24, 2021
The isolation, lack of control, grief and fear have affected all of us in some way. And while there is certainly an initial relief that comes with getting vaccinated, the reality of reentering social life is different for everyone.
Opinion | The COVID-19 pandemic prematurely aged us

Opinion | The COVID-19 pandemic prematurely aged us

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist June 23, 2021
I went from someone able to stay up and out until after the sun came up to someone who prefers to be home at a normal time so I can watch HGTV before going to sleep in just a year.
Editorial | Top 10 excuses to stay home now that we’re vaccinated

Editorial | Top 10 excuses to stay home now that we’re vaccinated

By The Pitt News Editorial Board June 16, 2021
For the most part, gone are the days where every graduation party invite or text to come to a crowded South O basement can be answered with, “In a pandemic?”
Opinion | Appreciate your hobbies

Opinion | Appreciate your hobbies

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist June 15, 2021
Now that the COVID-19 pandemic is coming to a close for those who are vaccinated, it is so important that we continue to treasure all of our hobbies and remember how much they were there for us when we needed something to do other than twiddle our thumbs and count the days until we could leave the house again.
Opinion | CEOs are grossly overcompensated while workers suffer

Opinion | CEOs are grossly overcompensated while workers suffer

By Lucas DiBlasi, Senior Staff Columnist May 26, 2021
The nearly uniform decision of companies to lavish CEOs with tens of millions of dollars while actively decimating the lives of their workers is both a gross moral failure and a clear indictment of a rancid systemic problem.
Opinion | The importance of nurturing your brain during the pandemic

Opinion | The importance of nurturing your brain during the pandemic

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist March 16, 2021
Prolonged social distancing is our brains’ worst case scenario.
Port Authority buses remind people to stay at home.

Editorial | We are once again asking students to take social distancing seriously

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 14, 2021
This won’t go away unless we take action to protect ourselves and others.
Opinion | Pandemic facilitates deeper virtual connections

Opinion | Pandemic facilitates deeper virtual connections

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist March 5, 2021
During the pandemic, most people don’t have the luxury of meeting someone organically.
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