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Opinion | 5 tips to minimize stress and maximize success

Setting a fixed time to wake up in the morning can help the body adapt to a daily schedule.

By Mackenzie Oster, Staff Columnist

August 23, 2019

So, before you find yourself in the same situation when the new school year begins, here's a few things to do differently this semester to minimize stress and maximize success.

Column: Pitt is a volleyball school now

Redshirt senior Angela Seman bumps the ball during Pitt’s 3-1 victory over Dayton September 7. (Photo by Kaycee Orwig | Staff Photographer)

By Stephen Thompson, For the Pitt News

September 19, 2018

The Pitt volleyball team is driven, experienced and talented — and they deserve all the support our Panther community can give them.

Finding your place as a transfer student

Saket Rajprohat found his place at Pitt through FORGE, a student group involved with refugee awareness. Here, immigrants share their stories with a group of students in April at a FORGE event.  (Photo by Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer)

By Saket Rajprohat | Columnist

August 22, 2017

It was a cold and snowy January day. With my backpack and suitcases heavier than they seemed leaving home, I stepped into my new dorm. I was excited to finally be at Pitt. After my short and easy semester at Robert Morris University, a private school in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, I was ready to move out of the house, ha...

City School Board candidates debate ahead of primary

At a school board debate Monday in the Hill District, a moderator holds up a sign, alerting a candidate that they have one minute left to answer. John Hamilton | Editor-in-Chief

By Henry Glitz | News Editor

May 10, 2017

“Kids can’t vote, but you can,” read the signs and literature passed out at the door to parents and community members filing in the seats in the Elsie H. Hillman Auditorium in the Hill District Monday night. The 50 attendees prepared to listen as candidates for Pittsburgh’s School Board made ...

Nazi fliers and racist videos: Should students of color expect this at predominantly white colleges?

By By Amir Vera | The Virginian-Pilot (TNS)

March 20, 2017

NORFOLK, Va. _ In the past year, students at Old Dominion University have seen fliers promoting Nazism pop up on campus and a video of a woman wearing a sweatshirt with the college's logo encourage the mass killing of black people. Hours after the video went viral two weeks ago, a question appeared...

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