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Staff Picks: Favorite Albums of 2019

Staff Picks: Favorite Albums of 2019

By The Pitt News Staff

January 5, 2020

Some of the biggest artists in the world released new albums in 2019. From pop sensation Ariana Grande to hip-hop supergroup BROCKHAMPTON, 2019 was a huge year for great music. Read our staff’s picks for the best albums of the year. 

Staff Picks: Unconventional study spots

Staff Picks: Unconventional study spots

By The Pitt News Staff

December 8, 2019

On the culture desk here at The Pitt News, we know how hard finals week is. Once a semester, everyone at Pitt suddenly rediscovers the library and Hillman is filled with people cramming for finals, cramming for mobile charging blocks and — most importantly — cramming for space. Here are our recommendations for the best spots to study that no one else will think of.

Staff Picks: Where to find the best coffee on campus

Staff Picks: Where to find the best coffee on campus

By The Pitt News Staff

September 25, 2019

A lot of college students drink coffee, 71.4% in fact. So, there’s a good chance if you’re reading this, you probably fill up with only two — or three, or four, or five — cups of coffee a day. You’re in luck, because our staff has assembled the best of the best places to get coffee on and around campus.

Staff Picks: The best movies about work

Staff Picks: The best movies about work

By The Pitt News Staff

September 11, 2019

Read our staff's picks for the best movies about employment

Staff picks: What we missed in Pittsburgh

Staff picks: What we missed in Pittsburgh

By The Pitt News Staff

August 26, 2019

Read what our staff missed most about Pittsburgh during the summer holiday

Staff picks: Tips for conquering homesickness

Staff picks: Tips for conquering homesickness

By The Pitt News Staff

August 20, 2019

The dawn of a new semester can bring a mix of emotions — excitement, stress and sometimes even homesickness. Leaving family and friends back home for almost eight months can be tough, regardless of whether you live 30 minutes or a continent away. Here are our tips for conquering homesickness this semester.

Staff Picks: Podcast Recommendations

Staff Picks: Podcast Recommendations

By The Pitt News Staff

July 9, 2019

Podcasts have gained popularity recently, with many gaining widespread critical acclaim, such as the true crime podcast “Serial,” or even being adapted into television shows, like “Homecoming,” starring Julia Roberts.

Staff picks: Hidden gems of Pitt

Staff picks: Hidden gems of Pitt

By The Pitt News Staff

July 1, 2019

Pitt’s campus can be a bit overwhelming at first. With so many streets, buildings and classrooms, it can be difficult to explore every nook and cranny of Pitt’s corner of Oakland. Here are some hidden gems on campus to look out for.

Staff Picks: TPN summer reading list

Staff Picks: TPN summer reading list

By The Pitt News Staff

June 4, 2019

While the days of required summer reading are far gone for college students, we here at The Pitt News want to share some of our favorite books to get you through the dog days of summer.

Staff Picks: Our favorite homemade snacks for a study break

Staff Picks: Our favorite homemade snacks for a study break

By The Pitt News Staff

April 15, 2019

When dining hall meals and Pop-Tarts won’t satisfy a body that is mentally and physically worn out from the semester, look no further than our staff favorite DIY snacks. Not to mention, spending some time cooking presents the perfect opportunity to take a study break or procrastinate.

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