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“Grownups,” one of The Pitt News’ picks for summertime flicks.

Staff Picks | Summertime Flicks

By The Pitt News Staff April 20, 2022
It snows one day and then it's 80 degrees the next, but the impending doom of climate change aside, it is supposed to be spring, and then summer. What better way to encourage the warm weather than to indulge in a “summertime flick?”
South Carolina senior guard Destiny Littleton (11), right, brings the ball up the court against Arkansas at the womens Southeastern Conference tournament on Friday, March 4, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Staff Picks | Women’s basketball national championship

By The Pitt News Staff March 15, 2022
As the women’s NCAA basketball tournament rapidly approaches, The Pitt News sports desk gives its predictions for who will be crowned as national champion.
Duke sophomore center Mark Williams (15) struggles for the ball with Wake Forest graduate student forward Dallas Walton (13) during a game on Tuesday, Feb. 22, in Durham, North Carolina.

Staff Picks | Men’s basketball national championship

By The Pitt News Staff March 15, 2022
With the men’s NCAA basketball tournament set to begin in earnest on Thursday, The Pitt News sports staff predicts who will cut down the nets in New Orleans on April 4.
Nicholas Braun playing Greg Hirsch, left, and Matthew Macfadyen playing Tom Wambsgans  in season 3, episode 4 of “Succession.”

Staff Picks | TV Workplaces

By The Pitt News Staff March 2, 2022
Whether you’re watching a work-themed comedy like “Parks and Recreation” or the dramas of a multi-billion work empire like “Succession,” you can take comfort in the fact that your workplace is probably not so dramatic — at least we hope so.
Four glasses of wine.

Staff Picks | Wine night movies

By The Pitt News Staff February 23, 2022
What’s better than date night? Sitting in a blanket fort with your friends, passing a bottle of wine back and forth while you sob or cheer over a late-night movie. Here are some recommendations from our staff:
The upcoming fourth season of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” is one of several staff picks for anticipated 2022 TV shows.

Staff Picks: TV shows we’re looking forward to in 2022

By The Pitt News Staff January 12, 2022
There’s no better way to cope with the horrors of the COVID-19 pandemic than to hunker down in your room for three days and watch a show. These are our most anticipated TV shows coming up in 2022 — here’s to hoping we get to watch them.
“Booksmart” is one of The Pitt News Staff’s movie picks for a night in.

Staff Picks: House ‘Party’ Movies

By The Pitt News Staff November 10, 2021
These movies will get you pumped up in the comfort of your own home — pumped for love, that sweet two-day weekend and the obscene amount of popcorn you’ll make to watch them.
Hozier performs in Seattle in 2015.

Staff Picks: Fall Albums

By The Pitt News Staff October 12, 2021
The weather might have not caught up to it yet, but it is definitely October and autumn is upon us. It doesn’t matter if you’re leaning into the more gloomy or the lovestruck aspects of fall, these albums have got you covered.
You can enjoy Homecoming from home by indulging in a “school spirit” movie, such as “School of Rock.”

Staff Picks: Smells like school spirit

By The Pitt News Staff September 21, 2021
School spirit. A phrase that invites both joy and fear in the hearts of all students. With movie choices from our staff, indulge in every iteration of the phrase, from your elementary school highs to your high school lows.
“Never Have I Ever” on Netflix is one of the staff’s picks for comedy movies and TV shows that are just what you need to survive the first week of classes.

Staff Picks: Comedies to get you through the first week of classes

By The Pitt News Staff August 20, 2021
After you’re done getting all your syllabi together, you should take a break before the semester gets underway. These comedic movies and TV shows will provide the perfect reprieve from work.
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