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College is hard, but it’s just the start

(Illustration by Garrett Aguilar | Staff Illustrator)

By Taylor Pecarchik / Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

There’s no doubt that people go to college so they can get a good job. It’s why I go to college. It’s probably why you do, too. But for a lot of students at Pitt, future plans are still a little cloudy. While every student at some point declares a field of study, that doesn’t mean every stu...

Staff picks: finding the city’s coolest coffee shops

(Photos by John Hamilton | Editor-In-Chief)

By TPN Staff

May 29, 2017

Although Oakland’s coffee shop scene is dominated by Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts, local and independently-owned coffee shops are only a short walk or bus ride away. Pittsburgh has more than merely chains — the city thrives off of independent and local businesses, including coffeehouses. Editors and wr...

Chucks and chinos: navigating Pitt fashion

Mitchell James decides whether to wear shorts or pants based on if he has clean socks that are short or long. (Photo by John Hamilton | Editor-In-Chief)

By Taylor Pecarchik / For The Pitt News

May 29, 2017

Sitting among a sea of Pitt students at Schenley Plaza wearing all types of clothing — T-shirts, baseball hats, dresses — Emily Steele’s plain romper doesn’t stand out. Her accessory — a pet iguana named Olive — is a different story. College might be the most diverse place you’ve ever experience...

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