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Zach Lewis, a junior physics and astronomy major, said living outside Oakland lets him see more of the City.

Housing options for Pitt students don’t end in Oakland

By Colm Slevin, For The Pitt News October 14, 2020
Even though North, South and Central Oakland are close to campus and have an abundance of housing, not every Pitt student who chooses to live off campus finds themselves living in these neighborhoods. Some students choose to live in other neighborhoods around Pittsburgh such as Squirrel Hill and Shadyside because of finances, comfort with the area and the availability of housing.

Pitt students explore off-campus living options

By Maggie Young, For The Pitt News November 15, 2018
With the ease of on-campus housing comes smaller spaces and stricter rules. In search of cozier, cheaper options, Pitt students will start exploring housing off-campus — both near and far.
Sue Brougton speaks to a crowd at the Rodef Shalom Auditorium in Shadyside about gerrymanding. Stephen Caruso | Assistant Visual Editor

Pittsburghers talk gerrymandering

Sue Broughton likes squiggles. And as a speaker for Fair Districts PA, she gets to show concerned voters a lot of them. Fair Districts PA, is a non-partisan activist group against gerrymandering —...

photo courtesy of Nathan J Shaulis | Porter Loves Photography

ReelAbilities empowers disabled

By Rio Maropis / Staff Writer October 29, 2015

Thursday night, Dan McCoy will explain how he became a Paralympic gold medalist before graduating college. McCoy, a junior communications major, earned his spot on the U.S. men’s Paralympic sled hockey...

Far and away: some students prefer life well outside of Oakland

Far and away: some students prefer life well outside of Oakland

By Danah Bialoruski / For The Pitt News November 14, 2014

The grimy, dingy houses of Oakland aren’t for everyone.Some students trade the convenient location to move further off campus for a variety of reasons. In some cases, they got in the house-hunting game...

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