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Opinion | Halloween is our fall semester savior

Opinion | Halloween is our fall semester savior

By Sarah Liez, For The Pitt News October 19, 2021
Halloween in college is an entertaining distraction from the problems of young adult life.
Opinion | How to avoid and recover from burnout

Opinion | How to avoid and recover from burnout

By Lucas DiBlasi, Senior Staff Columnist October 18, 2021
By putting some more thought into how we relax and unwind, we can recover from burnout more efficiently. 
Students study on the first floor of Hillman Library.

Editorial | Top 10 best gen-eds to take this year

By The Pitt News Editorial Board August 30, 2021
Here are our favorite classes we’ve taken in our time at Pitt that fulfill general education requirements. 
The change will affect many student organizations at Pitt.

New guideline may remove “Pitt,” “Panther” from student group names

By Janine Faust and Emily Wolfe August 30, 2019
Pitt plans to implement guidelines in the future preventing independent student organizations from using University trademarks or wordmarks such as “Pitt” or “Panthers” in their names.
Pitt student said he sent racist and threatening messages

Pitt student said he sent racist and threatening messages

By Janine Faust , Editor-in-chief July 1, 2019
A Pitt student whose name appeared in a series of Snapchat messages posted to Twitter on Wednesday said he sent messages containing violent and racist threats to a Pittsburgh native.
Wind chill temperatures are forecasted to reach as low as minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit on Wednesday.

Pittsburgh braces for polar vortex, Pitt cancels Wednesday classes

By The Pitt News Staff January 30, 2019
Despite predicted wind chills as low as minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit Wednesday — and a petition with more than 8,500 signatures demanding Pitt cancel classes — the University of Pittsburgh does not plan to close Wednesday, according to Pitt spokesperson Joe Miksch.
Construction work in the Schenley Quadrangle has torn apart one of the few parking areas on Pitt’s campus with the intention of creating a new green space for students to utilize. (Photo by Anne Amundson | Staff Photographer)

Schenley Quad’s parking lot should have stayed

By Joshua Jordan | For The Pitt News May 30, 2018

Not many students actually relied on the parking lot in Schenley Quadrangle for parking — but it served other purposes for carless Quad residents. It was instrumental as a pick-up and drop-off point...

Senior fiction writing major Dave Loughlin spent four years in the military after graduating high school. (Photo courtesy of Dave Loughlin)

Going through the gap: taking time off before college

By Anna Borgandino | Senior Staff Writer January 8, 2018

After realizing she waited too long to apply for a visa that would be ready in time for her first semester at Pitt, Iolanda Neto had a decision to make. She could either apply for entry in the spring 2015...

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said he disapproves of the possibility of a new federal tax bill at Wednesday’s Senate Council meeting. (Photo by Christian Snyder | Contributing Editor)

Senate Council takes issue with proposed federal tax bill

By David Solomon | For The Pitt News November 16, 2017

The Senate Council started off with heartfelt “goodbyes” to Provost Patricia Beeson, whose hard work Chancellor Patrick Gallagher and other Senate Council members praised. “Her role for the University...

Brianna Rae Brochu, a University of Hartford first-year student, faces hate crime charges after intentionally contaminating her roommate’s possessions for more than a month. (West Hartford Police Department)

Hartford hate crime shows what happens when students stay silent

By Sarah Shearer | Columnist November 6, 2017

Imagine walking into your dorm room at the end of a long day. You get ready for bed, brush your teeth and apply lotion. The faint smell of — moldy clams? — doesn’t quite hit but lingers questionably...

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