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Opinion | 5 ways to relieve stress through comedy

Opinion | 5 ways to relieve stress through comedy

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist

April 21, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

When finals season rolls around, it’s hard to not feel the crushing weight of the world on your shoulders. It’s hard not to see your GPA in physical form, beating you over the head for taking a “What ocean sponge are you?” quiz instead of paying attention to the lecture.

Opinion | Serious March horoscopes

Opinion | Serious March horoscopes

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist

March 21, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Just some rigorous and serious March horoscopes. These are arguably the most accurate March horoscopes that can be found today.

Opinion | Market Impossible: 12 Hours in Market Central

Opinion | Market Impossible: 12 Hours in Market Central

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist

March 7, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

I spent from 9 a.m to 9 p.m. on Saturday in Market, learning about Market, coming to understand Market and, eventually, becoming Market.

Top 10: Reasons to cancel classes

Top 10: Reasons to cancel classes

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 1, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

From time to time, we may have to cancel classes — and here are 10 reasons why.

Opinion | Decent, good and chaotic: a glimpse into life on the Port Authority 71C

Opinion | Decent, good and chaotic: a glimpse into life on the Port Authority 71C

By Allison Dantinne, Staff Columnist

January 31, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

The public bus is an interesting gathering of Pittsburgh’s citizens, a demented family reunion featuring a wild cast of characters all wishing to achieve something and go somewhere.

Opinion | Ode to Rite Aid

Opinion | Ode to Rite Aid

By Maggie Koontz, Senior Staff Columnist

January 23, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Going to pick up a couple of items should be pretty straightforward, and with Rite Aid, it totally is. Activities like dodging the scaffolding beams as I walk down the sidewalk and watching all those white plastic tarps flutter in the wind are just business as usual in Oakland.

Opinion | Accurate, peer-reviewed horoscopes

Opinion | Accurate, peer-reviewed horoscopes

By Allison Dantinne, Staff Columnist

January 17, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Do you use Apple Music? Do you enjoy it? Do you like to pop, and lock, and jam, and break? Reconsider this stance, Aquarius.

Opinion | 2019: New year, same me

Opinion | 2019: New year, same me

By Allison Dantinne, Staff Columnist

January 7, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Big goals don’t usually pan out. So instead of focusing on big changes that I’m not even sure will make me feel like a better, more interesting person, this year I made a list of fun and achievable goals.

Winter, the Oakland garbage pile of seasons

Winter, the Oakland garbage pile of seasons

By Allison Dantinne, Staff Columnist

November 30, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

I’ve walked past a smashed-up pumpkin loitering on the sidewalk in front of my house several times a day in recent weeks. It reminds me of two things looming on the horizon, both of which I hate to think about — I am surrounded by other people’s garbage, and autumn is over.

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.

5 obsolete jobs we need to bring back

5 obsolete jobs we need to bring back

By Kim Rooney, Contributing Editor

July 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

There’s plenty of best-paying job lists you may feel tempted to pore over. But before you do, consider the careers that fell by the wayside in the past decades or centuries.

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