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Column: When hitting the sheets, communication makes it easy

Column: When hitting the sheets, communication makes it easy

By Christian Snyder, Columnist

May 30, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Uncategorized

If there’s one thing that movies get right about college, it’s that people have sex. In fact, in one study published in the Review of General Psychology, over 60 percent of college students in North America reported having some kind of sexual “hookup” experience. But of course, there’s ...

College magnifies eating disorders, learn to see the signs

College magnifies eating disorders, learn to see the signs

By Elise Lavallee | Columnist

May 30, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

$0.93. That’s the value of all the research done per person on eating disorders in 2011, compared to the $44 per individual on autism or $81 per person on schizophrenia. Yet the Academy for Eating Disorders reports the risk of death for those with anorexia nervosa is three times higher than it ...

Editorial: Schools should address student trauma

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 7, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

The reasons behind a student’s poor performance in school tend to extend far beyond the classroom — they are usually found in the home. Emotional trauma caused by a poor home life affects countless students across the country — something school districts in Allegheny County, like Mt. Lebanon...

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