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

The Browns fired head coach Hue Jackson eight games into the 2018 season, eventually hiring Freddie Kitchens to replace Gregg Williams and Jackson.

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.

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

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.

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.

Column: “Rent,” 23 years later

The original Broadway cast of Rent from 1996 poses for a group photo.

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.

Try before you buy: rentable items in Oakland

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)

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 they buy can check out a variety of rental services that fit into a college budget. While some ...

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