The Pitt News

Pitt’s University Counseling Center provided Self-Care Day activities like the SMASH Mobile Rage Room, where students wrote down their stressors on a plate before smashing them.

‘Better than nothing’: Students reflect on last week’s Self-Care Day

By Suln Yun, Staff Writer March 1, 2021
Students celebrated the first Self-Care Day of the semester last Tuesday. Students got one Self-Care Day last semester in October. Following a request from Student Government Board President Eric Macadangdang, students were given two Self-Care Days this semester — with the next one on March 24 — after spring break was cancelled.
Pitt Day of Giving is the same day as the first spring semester student self-care day.

Editorial | Pitt Day of Giving should not coincide with a self-care day

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 22, 2021
Pitt could have easily avoided scheduling Pitt Day of Giving and the first self-care day of the semester on the same date
Opinion | Don’t let self-care overshadow caring for others

Opinion | Don’t let self-care overshadow caring for others

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist November 2, 2020
It’s important to check in on others and make them an equal priority to oneself – the two don’t need to be mutually exclusive.
The University of Pittsburgh had a designated self-care day on Oct. 14 for students.

Editorial | Top 10 things we did on Self-Care Day

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 22, 2020
Here are the top 10 things we did on Student Self-Care Day. You can infer for yourself whether or not there was any care involved.
Editorial | Student Self-Care Days provide little care

Editorial | Student Self-Care Days provide little care

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 6, 2020
The thought of a student self-care day in a week and a half feels like putting a band-aid on a broken leg.
Opinion | Plants are more important than ever in the time of COVID-19

Opinion | Plants are more important than ever in the time of COVID-19

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor April 14, 2020
Plants make for great companions during the COVID-19 pandemic because they offer many social, emotional and physical health benefits, yet plants cannot contract nor spread COVID-19.
Pittchcraft blogger Emily Pinigis’ altar.

Pittchcraft: Self-discovery and self-care

Witches walk among us — seriously. Pittchcraft is a bi-weekly blog written by staff writer Emily Pinigis about her life as a college student and practicing Witch.
By Emily Pinigis, Staff Writer October 3, 2019
In this week’s edition of Pittchcraft, staff writer Emily Pinigis talks about how she became a Witch and offers some tips on self care, including a face mask recipe.
Load More Stories

Activate Search
self care