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Opinion | Poem: Brightening Winter

Opinion | Poem: Brightening Winter

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Columnist

December 7, 2018

Oh, what a magnificent time of year! The snow twinkles in the colored lights’ glow It seems everyone is warm, and without fear As they sit ’round the fire to watch the snow

Winter, the Oakland garbage pile of seasons

Winter, the Oakland garbage pile of seasons

By Allison Dantinne, Staff Columnist

November 30, 2018

I’ve walked past a smashed-up pumpkin loitering on the sidewalk in front of my house several times a day in recent weeks. It reminds me of two things looming on the horizon, both of which I hate to think about — I am surrounded by other people’s garbage, and autumn is over.

Poetry: January 23-24

Poetry: January 23-24

By Alexis Buncich | For The Pitt News

January 26, 2018

In spring, we walk to class in miniskirts; we’ve got our books in hand. Everything seems swell outside, the weather at our command. Runners jogging in the park, the warmth remains when it turns dark, and every decision appears to be a complete, brand-new start.   In spring, the l...

Staff picks: Making the most of winter weather

Staff picks: Making the most of winter weather

By The Pitt News Staff

January 9, 2018

Everyone knows how depressing winter can feel in Pittsburgh. Low temperatures, gray skies and unpredictable precipitation force many to retreat indoors and suffer through long periods of inactivity while waiting for spring. The winter doesn’t need to be all bad, though. The Pitt News sports staf...

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