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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Students study on the first floor of Hillman Library.

Satire | The top 8 rules of Hillman Etiquette

By Talia Spillerman, Staff Columnist April 19, 2022
Here are the top ways to ensure that you are following the unspoken rules of Hillman library.
Students study on the first floor of Hillman Library.

Editorial | Top six study tips for finals

By The Pitt News Editorial Board December 1, 2021
Thanksgiving break was fun and all, but now it’s time for a generally miserable couple of weeks as we trudge our way through final papers, projects and exams.
Students study in Hillman Library.

College Compass | Do’s and Don’ts of taking an 18-credit semester

By Ana Altchek, Staff Writer October 18, 2019
If you’re thinking of taking an 18-credit semester — don’t.
Columnist Allion Dantinne suggests becoming a squirrel to cope with finals.

Opinion | 5 ways to relieve stress through comedy

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist April 21, 2019
When finals season rolls around, it’s hard to not feel the crushing weight of the world on your shoulders. It’s hard not to see your GPA in physical form, beating you over the head for taking a “What ocean sponge are you?” quiz instead of paying attention to the lecture.
The University completed renovations to the quiet floor of Hillman for the fall 2018 semester.

Hillman noise levels prompt complaints

By Adaugoamaji Nwankpa, For The Pitt News December 9, 2018
As finals season approaches, more and more students have been dissatisfied with the noise level at Hillman as they migrate there to do last-minute cramming.
(Illustration by Abby Katz | Staff Illustrator)

Put the fun back in finals

By Sarah Shearer | Senior Columnist December 11, 2017

“You can do this Tiana — you always make it through in the end,” Tiana Han says resolutely to herself. Han, a Pitt junior and biology major, lights a candle, settles into the desk in her apartment...

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