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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.
Kitchen chairs and a table.

Bored with your home? Explore creative furniture possibilities

By Tanya Babbar, Staff Writer November 16, 2022
Having fun with your living space on campus can refresh your mood. Here are some new uses for furniture you already have.
Pitt fans hold taunting signs during the Pitt vs. Miami game on Oct. 30 at Heinz Field.

Column | Teams that live ‘rent-free’ in Pitt fans’ heads

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer November 9, 2021
These teams seem to occupy a small portion of fans’ heads even when they aren’t competing on the field. Their logos make Pitt fans twitch or audibly groan when they see them, as thoughts of dread, anger or misplaced confidence start to flush through their mind.
The Browns fired head coach Hue Jackson eight games into the 2018 season, eventually hiring Freddie Kitchens to replace Gregg Williams and Jackson.

‘Renting’ an NFL head coach: Does it actually work?

By Tyler Mathes, Staff Writer October 14, 2020
Renting a coach in football, whether at the professional or collegiate level, doesn’t happen too often. “Renting” refers to an interim coach hired in the middle of a season to replace a coach who got sacked.
The federal CARES Act was passed in March and allocated $3.9 billion for Pennsylvania’s own CARES Rent Relief Program, aimed to help those struggling with COVID-related income loss and economic struggle.

‘No room for profit’: Student renters, local landlords seek COVID-19 aid

By Maura Scrabis, Staff Writer October 14, 2020
College students have been hit especially hard, as decreased hours and cancelled internships have made tuition and rent payments challenging.
‘A different lifestyle’: Students navigate a semester at home

‘A different lifestyle’: Students navigate a semester at home

By Elizabeth Primrose, For The Pitt News October 14, 2020
Some students, such as Nish Rajkanth, are currently living in their childhood bedrooms rather than a cramped dorm room. Rajkanth, who is currently in South Brunswick, New Jersey, said taking college classes from home sometimes feels like she’s back in high school.
The original Broadway cast of Rent from 1996 poses for a group photo.

Column: “Rent,” 23 years later

By Sinead McDevitt, Staff Writer November 14, 2019
“Rent” is, in many ways, the “Hamilton” of the ’90s. Like “Hamilton,” “Rent” contained themes of rebelling against a corrupt system, featured a purposely diverse cast, and was an incredibly popular show.
Luxury housing places Oakland gentrification on the horizon

Luxury housing places Oakland gentrification on the horizon

By Jon Moss, Staff Writer November 15, 2018
With the construction of several new luxurious living apartments, there have been talks about gentrification rising in Oakland. Some students are already beginning to feel this rise in rent, but they could see an even greater rise in the future.
Ian Snyder, a senior political science major, logs into his Zipcar app at the Zipcar spot in front of the William Pitt Union on Forbes Avenue. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

Try before you buy: rentable items in Oakland

By Zoe Pawliczek | Staff Writer November 17, 2017

For Pitt students of all ages, the end of the fall semester is a time for studying, planning vacations and searching for rentals — and not necessarily housing rentals. Students looking to try before...

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