The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Opinion | COVID-19 isn’t over, now it’s your problem to deal with

Opinion | COVID-19 isn’t over, now it’s your problem to deal with

By Harsh Hiwase, Staff Columnist April 13, 2022
We should not get carried away with mask-optional policies and trust our intuitions.
Opinion | The core issue with the U.S. pandemic response is tied to personal freedom

Opinion | The core issue with the U.S. pandemic response is tied to personal freedom

By Ashwat Subbaraman, For The Pitt News April 7, 2022
We must weigh the consequences of limiting personal freedom to understand where the U.S. pandemic response failed.
Montez Newsome, a junior mathematics-economics major, studies for an organic chemistry project at Hillman Library on Friday evening.

Study finds that Pitt students’ mental, physical health still struggling one year into the pandemic

By Natalie Frank, News Editor December 6, 2021
Despite loosened COVID-19 requirements, the start of in-person activities and the availability of a COVID-19 vaccine, a recent study revealed that many Pitt students’ mental health has not significantly improved since the onset of the pandemic.
Opinion | The elderly should be part of our technological world

Opinion | The elderly should be part of our technological world

By Anna Fischer, Staff Columnist November 19, 2021
If we begin to encourage and assist the elderly in telling their stories online, we can create an archive of phenomenal history and learning opportunities.
Opinion | It is OK to be extra tired this semester

Opinion | It is OK to be extra tired this semester

By Talia Spillerman, Staff Columnist November 15, 2021
Transitioning back to face-to-face interactions in unfamiliar environments and new circumstances this semester can be exhausting.
Giant Eagle in Economy, Pa., on June 26, 2015.

Editorial | Store closures on Thanksgiving should be standard

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 5, 2021
Regardless of intentions, closing for Thanksgiving is a well-deserved break for retail workers.
The Cathedral of Learning.

Editorial | We somehow made it through midterms and are grateful

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 19, 2021
But to our surprise, we’ve made it to midterms, our vaccination rates are high, cases have stayed relatively low and most importantly, our classes are still in person. 
Opinion | Halloween is our fall semester savior

Opinion | Halloween is our fall semester savior

By Sarah Liez, For The Pitt News October 19, 2021
Halloween in college is an entertaining distraction from the problems of young adult life.
The Pitt football team.

Opinion | Transfer Panther’s Homecoming advice

By Ashanti McLaurin, Staff Columnist September 22, 2021
Back on campus, masked and fully vaccinated one year later, I am ready to see what a Pitt Homecoming might look like while we’re still stuck in a pandemic.
The Cathedral of Learning during a past Homecoming fireworks and laser show.

Opinion | Homecoming is the fall’s most important event, especially this year

By Jessica Snyder, For The Pitt News September 22, 2021
Homecoming this year is a reunion, symbolizing a light at the end of the tunnel.
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