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

‘How much do you pay for rent?’: We asked South Oakland residents about their rent and took a look inside their apartments

By Katelyn Kruszewski, Staff Writer November 18, 2022
The trend “How much do you pay for rent?” swept TikTok a few months ago. So The Pitt News staff teamed up to explore one of Pitt students’ most popular living locations 一 South Oakland.
Anna Libikh holds a photo of her family who live in Ukraine.

‘Being Ukrainian and being a student’: Ukrainian Pitt students reflect on war

By Clare Sheedy, Contributing Editor March 20, 2022
Returning from spring break, Ukrainian Pitt students reflected on the Russia-Ukraine war and their family’s safety.
Olivia Golden, a first-year communications major.

Students appreciate, enjoy spring break despite lingering COVID-19 worries

By Brandon Raglow, Staff Writer March 14, 2022
This spring break marks two years since Pitt’s in-person classes ended with an unceremonious email telling students not to come back to campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Robin Higgins studies in the William Pitt Union on Thursday afternoon.

Students nervous, excited as Pitt starts in-person classes

By Alexandra Ross, Staff Writer January 27, 2022
In-person classes returned for the first time since the fall semester on Thursday — to mixed reviews. While some students said they were happy to be back in the classroom, others said high COVID-19 cases made in-person classes risky.
My break was extremely uneventful which is a great thing. Its a time to recoup, get everything together, and generate some new motivation for the new semester.
-Noah, sophomore economic and philosophy double major

Photo blog: Pitt students reflect on winter break

By Bader Abdulmajeed, Staff Photographer January 25, 2019

Check out the first edition of our photo blog by staff photographer Bader Abdulmajeed. This week he walked around campus and talked to students about music, winter break, mental health and more. — Responses...

Jessica Benham has multiple disabilities — autism, panic disorder and a connective tissue disorder. (Photo by Bethany Krupicka | Staff Photographer)

Students Cope with Invisible Illnesses

By Amanda Finney | Staff Writer October 11, 2017

Most people wouldn’t say walking with a cane is glamorous. But to Pitt grad student Jessica Benham, “it’s a fashion statement.” Sporting her bedazzled cane — black with sparkly rhinestones...

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