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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

Graduates of the class of 2021 at graduation last spring.

Opinion | Fall and spring semester aren’t created equal

By Jessica Snyder, Staff Columnist January 12, 2022
Both semesters have plenty of variables that make them different experiences for students at Pitt and are inherently unequal.
Editorial | New semester brings old worries over mental health

Editorial | New semester brings old worries over mental health

By The Pitt News Editorial Board January 10, 2022
Another semester beginning online brings worries about mental wellbeing, especially as students struggle to obtain resources and disability accommodations in trying circumstances.
Students gather in front of the stage at the 2018 Bigelow Bash.

Top events to look forward to this spring semester

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor January 6, 2019
After an eventful fall semester, there is plenty to distract students from the constant gray skies of Pittsburgh from January through March.
Students walk across Forbes Avenue. (TPN File photo)

The Case of the Missing Monday: Extended winter break might mean longer classes

If you are signed up for a class that meets on Monday this semester, you might be asked to stay a little longer or come in on a Saturday — if your professor is following instructions from the provost’s...

Max Kneis, 2017-18 SGB President, advocated for an extended winter break throughout his campaign. (Photo by Will Miller | Senior Staff Photographer)

Pitt extends winter break for upcoming school year

By Henry Glitz | News Editor July 12, 2017

Pitt’s Student Government Board announced Saturday that University administrators will be extending winter break by several days for the 2017-2018 academic year. The announcement, which SGB made in...

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