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Thrifting is a responsible and sustainable alternative to fast fashion.

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

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

College Compass: Fashion advice for student life

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

Getting Thrifty: the key to living on a student budget

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...

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