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

The Pitt Prescription

The Pitt Prescription: Staying safe while getting steamy

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer February 13, 2020
Compared to older adults, 15- to 24-year-olds have a higher risk of obtaining a STI due to behavioral, biological and cultural reasons.
The Student Health Center’s “Safe Sex Condom Distribution Program” provides free condoms for students in the Wellness Center waiting room, exam rooms and in the third floor restrooms of the William Pitt Union.

Pitt STD rates up with national average

By Rebecca Johnson, Staff Writer November 3, 2019
Rapidly increasing national averages in STD rates have also been seen at Pitt, Wellness Center Director Marian Vanek said.
Opinion | As STD rates rise, more comprehensive sex ed is needed

Opinion | As STD rates rise, more comprehensive sex ed is needed

By Delilah Bourque, Senior Staff Columnist January 28, 2019
With STD cases reaching a new high of 110 million in 2017, federal law needs to stop funding ineffectual education practices in public schools for the sake of the population’s health.
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