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Pitt Tonight prepares for sixth season with new host

Victoria Chuah will take over as host for season six of “Pitt Tonight.”
August 18, 2020
The late-night show, which didn’t undergo many changes during former host Andrew Dow’s reign, will look different this fall. 

‘More motivated than ever’: Pittsburgh tattoo shops persevere through pandemic

Pittsburgh tattoo artists are navigating the world of socially distanced tattooing and attempting to ensure safety for their clients while coping with the pandemic themselves.
August 17, 2020
Despite a faltering economy, many artists said they’ve seen a surprising spike in business, a welcome problem that has nevertheless created difficulties in safely keeping up with demand.

Meet the Editor: Culture

Charlie Taylor is the culture editor at The Pitt News.
August 17, 2020
If you’re wondering how to enjoy beer festivals from a safe distance, what Pittsburgh’s museums look like during COVID-19 or how the local drag scene has coped with bar shutdowns, you’ve found the right place.

Managing cooking in college

While college dorms and apartments are notoriously small, students can still manage to eat healthy and diverse meals without the luxury of a fully equipped cooking space.
August 16, 2020
This semester, don’t let the small space of a dorm or an apartment limit you from creating big things in the kitchen.

Letter From the Editor | Welcome to Pitt — just keep swimming

Letter From the Editor | Welcome to Pitt — just keep swimming
July 24, 2020
If I can offer you one piece of advice during this tumultuous time, it would be to, as Dory put it best, just keep swimming.

ICYMI: Basketball, wrestling performances headline winter break

Sophomore guard Xavier Johnson (1) goes up for a dunk during Pitt’s 87-79 victory over Canisius.
January 6, 2020
While the student body at large kicked its feet up around the holiday fireplace, Pitt’s winter athletes stayed active as ever over break, notching victories in wrestling, football and men’s basketball.

Opinion | A final semester bucket list before you graduate with regrets

The MassMutual ice rink is constructed at PPG Palace every year to last until March.
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January 5, 2020
Here is a list of some of the most essential opportunities graduating students must check off of their bucket list before they toss their caps into the air.

Opinion | I Watched 122 Movies in 2019

Opinion | I Watched 122 Movies in 2019
January 5, 2020
If Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert said, “Film can take us where we cannot go,” then I have been all over the world in the past year.

Opinion | 5 tips to minimize stress and maximize success

Setting a fixed time to wake up in the morning can help the body adapt to a daily schedule.
August 23, 2019
So, before you find yourself in the same situation when the new school year begins, here's a few things to do differently this semester to minimize stress and maximize success.

Opinion |  5 niche courses that fulfill your gen ed requirements

The English department’s Childhood’s Books class covers books such as “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” and fulfils the literature general education requirement.
August 19, 2019
These are a few niche courses that also fulfill general education requirements. 
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