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Students learn rental fundamentals

Trisha Margiotti (right), a Panther Central off-campus living specialist, speaks about when students should start searching for housing at Tuesday evening’s “Off-campus Student Rental Workshop.”

By Emily Drzymalski, For The Pitt News

November 28, 2018

Students should start looking now for next-year housing opportunities.

Student renters raise the bar off-campus

Garrett Heid and a few of his friends built a homemade bar for their apartment, inspired by other college apartment bars they've seen. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Staff Photographer)

By David Solomon and Olivia Kolesar | For The Pitt News

November 17, 2017

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...

To succeed, sophomores should stay on campus

Litchfield Towers A, B and C are located on lower campus between Fifth and Forbes avenues and house approximately 1,800 students. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)

By Brian Gentry | For The Pitt News

November 17, 2017

Sophomore Dolan Edinboro knew he wanted to move off campus for his sophomore year. But when he started looking for apartments in the November of his first semester at Pitt, he and one of his roommates, sophomore John Kelly, were shocked to sometimes spend five or six hours a week looking for one. “I...

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