The Pitt News

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 4, 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 21, 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 21, 2021
Homecoming this year is a reunion, symbolizing a light at the end of the tunnel.
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 29, 2021
The pandemic showed that flexibility will be key in the new workplace. 
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher speaks at Friday mornings 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.
Load More Stories

Activate Search
pandemic