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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The sign for Gidas Flower Shop on Forbes Avenue.

Gidas Flowers serves local lovebirds on Valentine’s Day

By Kendall Swift, Staff Writer February 16, 2022
Many students and community members went to Gidas Flowers searching for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift — whether it be for partners, friends or themselves.
Opinion | We need to start loving ourselves before we begin to love others

Opinion | We need to start loving ourselves before we begin to love others

By Jess Snyder, Staff Columnist February 13, 2022
Self-love is an essential building block for social relationships, and must be prioritized before moving into other kinds of relationships.
Satire | 10 activities for singles on Valentine’s Day

Satire | 10 activities for singles on Valentine’s Day

By Sarah Liez, Senior Staff Columnist February 13, 2022
To all of you lonely folks out there, presented is a list of 10 Valentine’s activities that will be sure to mend your non-committal hearts.
Flower bouquets at a grocery store in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.

Editorial | 10 dos and don’ts for Valentine’s Day

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 13, 2022
Although you might be celebrating your version of romance this Valentine's Day, let The Pitt News Editorial Board help pave the way for the best celebration.
Fresh Perspective | How to celebrate Valentine’s Day while single

Fresh Perspective | How to celebrate Valentine’s Day while single

By Julia Smeltzer, Staff Writer February 10, 2022
In this week’s edition of the Fresh Perspective, Julia Smeltzer writes about how to make Valentine’s Day special — even if you're single.
Adele performs in Nashville in 2016.

Staff Picks: Best Breakup Albums

By The Pitt News Staff February 9, 2022
Ah, l’amour. You can’t escape it, especially this time of year with Feb. 14 on the horizon. So if you want to bask in your aloneness this Valentine’s weekend, how about indulging yourself in a karaoke session with all the best breakup albums.
Opinion | Feb. 15 is the best holiday ever

Opinion | Feb. 15 is the best holiday ever

By Livia LaMarca, Staff Columnist February 9, 2022
This year, any person regardless of relationship status should shift their focus off of the over capitalized Hallmark Valentine’s Day we're sick of seeing over and over, and start paying attention to this much better day instead.
Opinion | How to find the right Valentine’s Day gift

Opinion | How to find the right Valentine’s Day gift

By Harsh Hiwase, For The Pitt News February 9, 2022
Nobody actually wants an entire box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day — they only eat it because you gave it to them.
Pitt students Lexy Lott (left) and Kaylin Troiano (right) at the Carnegie Museum of Art. The couple met through the Pitt Missed Connections Instagram page.

Students find heartwarming connections through Instagram account

By Payton McCarthy, For The Pitt News February 9, 2022
With more than 1,000 submissions on the Pitt Missed Connections Instagram page, it may seem far off to think that anyone would actually be able to connect and start a relationship, but some Pitt students found success.
A married couple holds hands.

‘Take the risks’: Married staff, professors share relationship advice

By Colm Slevin, Senior Staff Writer February 9, 2022
While Pitt students learn about a variety of topics from their professors and seek help from University staff, many members of the Pitt community are married and provided wisdom to The Pitt News about relationships.
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