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Opinion | Consumers should boycott fast fashion and consider more sustainable options

Thrifting is a responsible and sustainable alternative to fast fashion.

By Priya Shah, For The Pitt News

March 19, 2020

It is alarming how many people — myself included — have been easily drawn into the affordable appeal companies use to overshadow the environmental ills of production and the ambiguity of their suppliers’ practices.

College Compass: Fashion advice for student life

Thriftsburgh is a student-operated thrift store located in the O’Hara Student Center.

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.

Getting Thrifty: the key to living on a student budget

The University of Thriftsburgh in the O'Hara Student Center. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

By Rose Luder | Staff Writer

May 30, 2017

It’s almost the weekend, which means it’s time to make weekend plans. Living on an urban campus in a city like Pittsburgh, students have what feels like a limitless variety of options to choose from. There are numerous places to eat out with a group of friends, and this weekend alone, a popular band co...

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