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Greg Heller-LaBelle (right) graduated from Pitt in 2006 and now owns Colony Meadery in Allentown.

Pitt alumni ‘brewing’ their way to success

By Andrew Thompson, For The Pitt News March 24, 2021
Two Pitt alumni — Greg Heller-LaBelle, who graduated in 2006, and Brett Taylor, who graduated in 1999 — own their own breweries after starting out as home brewers.
According to the American Psychological Association, 22% of people reported binge drinking in February 2020, compared to 27% in April 2020.

Students report drinking less during pandemic

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer March 24, 2021
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the added stress, fear and uncertainty has led many to develop new habits as a way to cope. But for many Pitt students, the new standard is drinking less.
Opinion | Must drinking always lead to debauchery?

Opinion | Must drinking always lead to debauchery?

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist April 10, 2019
For all the people who don’t need or don’t want to throw a roof-blasting banger every weekend, here are some activities that are just as good — if not better — than screaming like a lunatic in a South O basement.
Opinion | Drunk horoscopes

Opinion | Drunk horoscopes

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist April 10, 2019
It’s easy to have a hard time figuring out the right drink for you. Why not bring the stars to the bars? It’s time to let your sign determine your drink order.
Counterpoint: Going out in Oakland isn't worth the time

Counterpoint: Going out in Oakland isn’t worth the time

Read Opinions Editor Henry Glitz's point column here. I was flipping through last year’s journal and found a pie chart I drew on one of the pages. I had divided it into two sections — the smaller...

(Illustration by Jordan Mondell | Contributing Editor)

Top ten diets for a better you in 2018

Waist-deep in January, as we currently are, many students find themselves already sitting in the middle of a pile of empty chocolate chip bags and miserably shattered New Year’s resolutions. But kicking...

Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator

Pennsylvania draconian liquor laws need rethinking

By Nick Eustis | Columnist April 14, 2017

The beauty of turning 21 meant I could finally purchase alcohol whenever I pleased, a fact I was more than thrilled about. But in traveling to other states, I quickly found that not all alcohol laws are...

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