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Opinion | This semester destroyed my mental health

Opinion | This semester destroyed my mental health
November 17, 2020
If this semester absolutely obliterated your mental health, that’s nothing to be ashamed of.

Editorial | Pitt’s mandated ‘shelter-in-place’ is inadequate, dangerous

Although it was originally scheduled to commence this Thursday, Pitt instead decided to start its mandated “shelter-in-place” and move back into the Elevated risk posture Sunday night.
November 10, 2020
Unfortunately, Pitt’s shelter-in-place mandate doesn’t much emphasize sheltering, and even less staying in place.

Bouquet Gardens and surrounding areas experience gas leak Thursday morning

Pitt advised people to avoid Oakland Avenue due to a gas leak in Bouquet Gardens.
November 5, 2020
Pitt sent out an ENS alert Thursday at 9:37 a.m. reporting a gas leak in Bouquet Gardens apartment buildings B, E and H.

Opinion | Instructors, cancel class on Election Day

Opinion | Instructors, cancel class on Election Day
October 27, 2020
It’s not really anybody’s place — or business — to decide what some else’s voting barriers might look like.

Editorial | Pitt can’t ethically justify playing football

The Panthers will kick off the football season this Saturday with their first game against Austin Peay.
September 8, 2020
We want to go to our classes and club meetings. But that doesn’t mean we should, and it doesn’t mean that we will. The same should go for football.

VIDEO: How Are Students Reacting to COVID-19 Precautions?

September 4, 2020

We asked students around campus how they felt about COVID-19 precautions and whether or not they thought students were following them.

Editorial | Top 10 mask patterns Pitt should distribute

The 10A is an iconic fixture on campus.
August 27, 2020
Not that we’re planning on entering any face mask beauty pageants, but if we hypothetically were to enter, we wouldn’t make it past the first round. The Pitt News Editorial Board has taken the liberty of coming up with 10 alternative face mask patterns that Pitt should distribute instead.

The Pitt News to switch to weekly print editions

The Pitt News will publish one print edition per week on Wednesdays, but will continue to break news and post online daily.
August 23, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Pitt News has reduced print editions this academic year from four days a week to only Wednesdays.

Editorial | Students need guidance, not just consequences

Mask wearing is required on Pitt’s campuses.
August 20, 2020
While students certainly have a responsibility to keep each other safe, Pitt administration seems radically unprepared to handle students who are violating health guidelines, and administrators had to know the violations were all but inevitable.

Editorial | The Pitt community deserves to be kept in the loop

Litchfield Towers A, B and C are located on lower campus between Fifth and Forbes avenues and house approximately 1,800 students.
August 10, 2020
In the time of COVID-19, no choice feels like a good choice — and no choice will please everyone. We understand that. But members of the Pitt community deserve to be kept in the loop about fall plans, even if the administration isn’t fully sure about what’s happening.
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