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The Outbreak | I still went to Spain for spring break

The Outbreak | I still went to Spain for spring break

By Ethan Tessler, Staff Writer

March 22, 2020

Yes, I was a little bit crazy, but — like many young people — I didn’t want a virus to stop me from living my life.

The Outbreak | A commuter’s guide to being alone

Staff writer Megan Williams sits outside the Carnegie Library in her car.

By Megan Williams, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

As Pitt empties itself of people, many students will have to grapple with learning alone for the first time. Megan Williams is a pro.

The Outbreak | Called back from study abroad

Remy Samuels poses with friends at Abbey Road.

By Remy Samuels, Staff Writer

March 18, 2020

For The Outbreak, Remy Samuels writes about her sudden trip home from London.

The Outbreak | As an RA, I lost my job and home in one day

Pitt’s Resident Assistants have had their responsibilities suspended for the remainder of the semester.

By Jacob Mahaffey, Contributing Staff Member

March 16, 2020

The wisdom of keeping home and work separate is kindly rejected — RAs understand the necessary sacrifice that the position requires. But what about when both of those things are jeopardized?

The Outbreak | Coronavirus is separating me from my classmates in prison

Pitt students read  poetry written by

By Leah Mensch, Contributing Editor

March 15, 2020

In my autobiography writing course, Pitt going online means that I’m losing contact with half of my classmates -- the ones incarcerated at SCI Somerset.

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