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Middle ground necessary for housing options

Middle ground necessary for housing options

By Mackenzie Oster, For The Pitt News

November 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

House and apartment hunting in Oakland leaves many students on the fence about where they’re going to reside the following school year — especially since the neighborhood has come to offer a narrow selection of decent student housing opportunities at this time of the year.

House Hunters: Oakland Edition

House Hunters: Oakland Edition

By Allison Dantinne, Staff Columnist

November 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

There comes a time in every Pitt student’s life when even grilled-cheese day at Market doesn’t make your on-campus living experience any less dismal. You’re ready to move on to bigger and better things. You’re an adult. You want to make grilled cheese yourself, whenever you want it.

Student renters raise the bar off-campus

Student renters raise the bar off-campus

By David Solomon and Olivia Kolesar | For The Pitt News

November 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

In his spare time this summer, Garrett Heid got crafty with some IKEA furniture he had lying around, a few pieces of wood and a 22-gauge stainless steel door from a fridge he found during his part-time construction job. “I don’t know if you know what 22-gauge steel is?” Heid said. “It’s basic...

Pitt athletes build chemistry from rooming together

Pitt athletes build chemistry from rooming together

By Adam Richman / for The Pitt News

November 13, 2015


Filed under Specials, Specials / Rentalguide2015, Sports, Top Stories

After a game, men’s soccer midfielders Raj Kahlon and Darcy Bloemen unwind and break down the action — by playing Madden back in their apartment. “Madden is a strategic game, so after soccer, we’ll play Madden. That makes us critique every part of the game,” Kahlon said. What makes this ana...

Scouting the Oakland neighborhoods

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

November 13, 2015


Filed under Specials, Specials / Rentalguide2015, Sports

Finding a place to live can be more daunting than a charging 250-pound linebacker. Thousands of students scramble every winter to find housing, hoping for a good fit and avoid the scrum. With such a big decision and so many other students hunting for housing, we’ve decided to break down housing arou...

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