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Opinion | Halloween is our fall semester savior

Opinion | Halloween is our fall semester savior

By Sarah Liez, For The Pitt News October 19, 2021
Halloween in college is an entertaining distraction from the problems of young adult life.
Opinion | You’re worried about the wrong things

Opinion | You’re worried about the wrong things

By Lucas DiBlasi, Senior Staff Columnist September 2, 2021
National news coverage and social media algorithms trend toward negativity and outrage, which skews Americans’ ideas of which issues society actually faces — and which it doesn’t.
Pitt’s Counseling Center has partnered with PittVotes to co-host events for the Pitt community during election season.

Counseling Center, student groups collaborate to ease student stress around election season

By Rashi Ranjan, Staff Writer November 4, 2020
To alleviate stress and anxiety that students may be feeling during election season, the University Counseling Center has partnered with PittVotes to co-host events for the Pitt community.
Opinion | You don’t have to do everything all at once

Opinion | You don’t have to do everything all at once

By Paige Lawler, Senior Staff Columnist July 22, 2020
Trying to participate in too many extracurricular activities all at once while learning the ins and outs of college will almost certainly result in exhaustion and burnout.
Opinion | Get a fish, not a relationship

Opinion | Get a fish, not a relationship

By Nina Santucci, For the Pitt News January 27, 2020
You will never really know what your fish is feeling, but you can assume it’s undying love, as you’re the sole purpose it’s still alive.
Opinion | Tips for a very merry finals week

Opinion | Tips for a very merry finals week

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist December 8, 2019
With finals week upon us and the dreaded pre-finals-finals week behind us, it may seem the task of balancing rest and academics has only become more arduous.
The Pitt Prescription

The Pitt Prescription: How to manage pain and stay healthy

The Pitt Prescription is a bi-weekly blog where student pharmacist and Senior Staff Writer Elizabeth Donnelly provides tips on how to stay healthy in college.
By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer November 4, 2019
Taking care of yourself, your mind and your body is incredibly important and college students sometimes forget this. A lot of pent-up stress and pressure can lead to significant impairment of one’s immune system.
Thriftsburgh is a student-operated thrift store located in the O’Hara Student Center.

College Compass: Fashion advice for student life

College Compass is a bi-weekly blog that aims to help students navigate the highs and lows of college life.
By Sarah Stager, For The Pitt News October 31, 2019
It’s not always easy to look put together when you’re lugging heavy bags beneath both eyes and have a million and one assignments to complete before the end of the day.
College Compass: Entering survival mode

College Compass: Entering survival mode

College Compass is a bi-weekly blog that aims to help students navigate the highs and lows of college life.
By Ana Altchek, Staff Writer October 3, 2019
College Compass is a brand new bi-weekly blog that aims to help student navigate the highs and lows of college life. This week, staff writer Ana Altchek talks about some of the stresses of being a first year student.
Opinion | The art of saying no

Opinion | The art of saying “no”

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist September 8, 2019
While saying no can feel uncomfortable and even unnatural, recognizing we don’t always have to agree is instrumental in protecting our mental health.
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