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Editorial: Safe roads require more than just bike lanes

Editorial: Safe roads require more than just bike lanes

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

August 27, 2017

From the lack of parking in front of the Cathedral, a safer Bigelow Boulevard crosswalk or the freshly painted white and yellow lines — the new bike lanes are pretty hard to miss. The City of Pittsburgh opened the lanes Aug. 15 on portions of Forbes Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard — a much-needed development as Oakland is the city’s second most-biked neighborhood, after Downtown. The lanes...

Xanax: an unforseen danger in college

Xanax: an unforseen danger in college

By Tim Murdoch | For The Pitt News

May 30, 2017

Its thunderous footsteps can be heard the instant it decides to return from the kitchen. Approaching the worn leather couch, it loses its balance. Flailing for a moment, then collecting itself, it manages to plop down onto the cracked sofa cover, slowing sinking into the cushion with a mumbled chuckle ...

US NEWS MED-FLU-HEALTHWORKERS 3 LA

US NEWS MED-FLU-HEALTHWORKERS 3 LA

By Mark Boster

August 19, 2014

Pitt requires all incoming freshman living on campus to be vaccinated against measles, mumps, rubella and meningitis.

Homecoming Edition: Hydration key to a great tailgating experience

By Vincent Smith / Staff Writer

September 26, 2013

If Pitt football is playing at noon on a Saturday, you can bet that Andrew Hansen, senior at Pitt and a member of Pitt’s Greek Life, will be resting up Friday night for the upcoming tailgate. “There is nothing worse than waking up an hour before the game, realizing you have to go straight into the stadium,” sai...

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