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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

A Mental Health Awareness Month poster in the William Pitt Union.

‘Vulnerability is a strength’: Panelists discuss the importance of conversations about mental health

By Abby Cardilli, Staff Writer October 17, 2021
Pitt’s Resident Student Association sponsored a town hall Wednesday titled “The Strength of a Story: A Conversation of Mental Health and Advocacy.” The event’s three speakers explored the importance of self-care and advocacy in mental health conversations.
Pitt’s 29-year streak working with Sodexo ended last July to partner with Compass Group, ushering in new meal plans, food options and dining locations for Pitt students.

Compass outlines dining changes, including full dine-in seating

By Millicent Watt, Senior Staff Writer August 19, 2021
When students walk in The Eatery this fall, they can expect a different scene than last year’s take-out stations and styrofoam containers. New food and more conversation will be the new norm, according to a representative from Pitt’s dining contractor.
Compass Group, Pitt’s dining contractor for the past year, is planning to make some changes to the dining experience for the upcoming fall semester.

Compass looks to further improve Pitt dining experience this fall

By Betul Tuncer, Staff Writer June 29, 2021
Pitt’s dining contractor, Compass Group, is planning to bring more diverse menu options and let students serve themselves at the dining halls, rather than being pre-packaged meals like last year. Students can also expect two new dining options in the WPU.
Pitt Hillel and Resident Student Association hosted the first of a four-part town hall series Sunday evening, with this week’s conversation revolving around a Q&A session with local Jewish activists.

Hillel and RSA team up in anti-Semitism town hall

By Kiera Ledermann, For The Pitt News March 15, 2021
Hillel and RSA hosted the first of the four-part town hall series Sunday evening. About 60 people attended the Q&A session with local Jewish activists which focused on historical and modern anti-Semitism. People could submit their questions before the panel, or through a chat feature during the zoom call.
Student Government Board met Tuesday night via Zoom.

SGB addresses latest COVID-19 case numbers

By Nathan Fitchett, Staff Writer September 16, 2020
SGB released a statement on Monday in response to the University’s decision last week to allow professors to request to move their class to in-person instruction if there is a “definable benefit,” . Board members and committee chairs also discussed COVID-19 and student activities budget updates and conversations with Pitt police, among other updates.
Video by UPTV

Students prepare to scare: Holland haunts with 8 spooky themes

By Anna Bongardino | Contributing Editor October 31, 2017

Students covered in blood shrieked cries for help in the tunnels beneath the Schenley Quad residence halls Sunday night. Other students filed through the tunnels, anxiously clutching each other’s...

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