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Opinion | How to stay sane over winter break

Opinion | How to stay sane over winter break

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist November 17, 2020
Winter break this year is extended, which means an extended amount of time at home, without our friends or classes to keep us sane.
If you can’t keep your plants alive you can sign up for horticulture classes at the Phipps Conservatory.

Opinion | Dispatches from home: Winter break vignettes

By The Pitt News Staff January 5, 2020
Before we move on from winter break, here are five glimpses into the various lives of college students on break.
My break was extremely uneventful which is a great thing. Its a time to recoup, get everything together, and generate some new motivation for the new semester.
-Noah, sophomore economic and philosophy double major

Photo blog: Pitt students reflect on winter break

By Bader Abdulmajeed, Staff Photographer January 25, 2019

Check out the first edition of our photo blog by staff photographer Bader Abdulmajeed. This week he walked around campus and talked to students about music, winter break, mental health and more. — Responses...

Toboggan Slide Au 1884 in Quebec City.

Opinion | Pa to Paris: Vignettes from winter break

By The Pitt News Staff January 7, 2019
Pitt News staff writers share how they spent their winter breaks and reflect on their time at home and abroad.
First-year guard Trey McGowens, pictured here against Niagara, led Pitt with 17 points in its ACC-opening loss to UNC.

Panthers prowl during holiday hiatus

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer January 7, 2019
While the students were away, the Panthers’ student-athletes were out to play. You catch up on what you missed and read what Pitt accomplished over break here.
The ultimate winter break bucket list

The ultimate winter break bucket list

By Alex Dolinger, For The Pitt News December 10, 2018
When the semester finally ends, it's easy to go home and find yourself a little bit bored. Here are some ways to avoid the winter break blues.
Marion Hastings, a French international student at Pitt, finds jet lag to be an issue when traveling home to France during winter break. (Photo courtesy of Marion Hastings)

International students stay stateside for spring break

By Hannah Schneider, Staff Writer March 14, 2018

Pitt’s Student Government Board announced last summer that the University’s winter break would be extended by a full week. The extension was applauded by most students — but for Pitt’s international...

Max Kneis, 2017-18 SGB President, advocated for an extended winter break throughout his campaign. (Photo by Will Miller | Senior Staff Photographer)

Pitt extends winter break for upcoming school year

By Henry Glitz | News Editor July 12, 2017

Pitt’s Student Government Board announced Saturday that University administrators will be extending winter break by several days for the 2017-2018 academic year. The announcement, which SGB made in...

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