The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Pitt adds December commencement ceremony, students report mixed reactions

Pitt adds December commencement ceremony, students report mixed reactions

By Kelly McPoyle, Staff Writer November 29, 2023

Dayquon Henderson feels excited to graduate in December, but was upset when Pitt first announced that students graduating a semester early would not be allowed to walk at the April ceremony.  “I...

A pile of cash.

Pitt seniors express concern about graduating into a potential recession

By Elle Kenney, Staff Writer February 2, 2023
As more and more people increasingly signal that a recession is going to hit the United States, Pitt seniors are preparing for the world they are soon entering and what that means for their young adult lives.
The Cathedral of Learning seen from Schenley Plaza.

Pitt seniors cautiously optimistic about post-graduation plans

By Patrick Swain, Staff Writer April 20, 2022
After descending Cardiac Hill one last time, Pitt seniors will venture into the real world, facing a daunting economy and student debt. The first summer after college represents a career kickstart for some, while others unwind and reflect on their lives to come.
Drew White, a senior majoring in supply chain management and business information systems, in the Cathedral of Learning.

Graduating seniors say goodbye to a complicated college experience

By Alexandra Ross, Senior Staff Writer April 19, 2022
Many graduating seniors experienced a range of ups and downs throughout their college years, thanks largely to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has reshaped the college experience for seniors who are now preparing to graduate in less than two weeks.
Pitt Band marches on the field during the ACC Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina, in early December.

Pitt band seniors recall favorite memories from four years of performing

By Will McGlynn, Staff Writer April 5, 2022
Pitt band seniors might be coming to the end of their performing days as college students, but many of them aren’t ready to forget their experiences.
Kenny Pickett (8) throws the ball during the Pitt vs. UNH game on Sept. 25 at Heinz Field.

Pitt super seniors look to avenge 2018 team, win ACC Championship

By Dalton Coppola, Assistant Sports Editor November 17, 2021
When walking into Pitt football’s practice facility on the South Side, the number of and the notoriety of the awards dotting the walls is staggering — a Heisman trophy, a Biletnikoff award, national championship trophies and a 2018 Coastal Division title trophy. But one award has eluded the Pitt football program — an ACC Championship.
Opinion | Dear seniors, I see you

Opinion | Dear seniors, I see you

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist August 17, 2021
We’re supposed to soak up our last moments of college — in many ways, the last moments before being thrust into adulthood — without even fully knowing what we’ve missed. 
Columnists Emily Pinigis (left) and Devi Ruia (right) will graduate this semester.

Opinions desk says ‘so long’ to graduating seniors

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor November 17, 2020
The opinions desk says goodbye to two longtime graduating columnists — Devi Ruia and Emily Pinigis.
A water main broke in the Cathedral in September 2017, flooding the first floor.

Editorial: Seniors remember the top 10 things that happened during their time at Pitt

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 16, 2020
As they prepare for virtual graduation, The Pitt News Editorial Board seniors are remembering the best and worst of their time at Pitt. Here are our top 10 events.

Video | Welcome Back 2020: Seniors reflect on their time at Pitt

January 6, 2020

Before winter break started, The Pitt News multimedia staff interviewed three seniors about their time at Pitt and what they hope the future holds. Video by multimedia editor Knox Coulter and staff...

Load More Stories