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Opinion | This year, embrace the “work in progress”

Opinion | This year, embrace the “work in progress”

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

January 5, 2020

I love tea but I’m definitely oversteeping it — unless I’m understeeping it. The list goes on.

Danielle Garven, a constant amid change

Then-junior Danielle Garven takes a shot during a game against the Syracuse Oranges in February.

By Tessa Sayers, Assistant Editor

November 5, 2018

When news came out in April that former head coach Suzie McConnell-Serio was fired, Danielle Garven had a big decision to make. Would she stay at Pitt, or would she transfer for the third time? She decided to stay and knowing she made the right choice is ready to make an impact on the court this season.

Column: Universities should recognize student athletes as employees

Kain Colter, a then-quarterback and then-receiver for Northwestern University, gestures toward United Steelworkers International president Leo Gerard as he answers questions following the announcement that several Northwestern football players wish to join a labor union, during a press conference in Chicago on Jan. 28, 2014.

By Brian Gentry, Contributing Editor

September 13, 2018

It's time for Universities to recognize athletes as student employees and mitigate the exploitation of players under demanding sports programs.

Don’t let responsibilities ruin your summer

(Image by Thomas Yang and Caroline Baroque | TPN Staff)

By Brian Gentry | Senior Columnist

April 23, 2018

When I was a kid and it got above 90 degrees, my parents would put out a sprinkler in the lawn and my brother and I would spend hours running back and forth through the water. My parents would work in the garden on weekends, watching us tire ourselves out. When we felt especially daring, my brother a...

Panthers Past and Present Produce Profit

Amaratunga and Aniff created their app, Ediyu, after spending two and a half years and $10,000 to produce it. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Staff Photographer)

By Anish Salvi | For The Pitt News

September 15, 2017

Whether its crafting art or creating apps, Pitt students are finding ways to turn their passion projects into profit. For some, the track to success took unexpected turns through cadaver labs and art studios, while for others it was a matter of making life a little easier. Pitt seniors Brian Ama...

Hustling on the holidays

Heather Sandfort (right) , a Pitt emergency medicine graduate, work as a paramedic on holidays such as Christmas, the Fourth of July, Easter and her birthday.
(Photo courtesy of Heather Sandfort)

By Zoe Pawliczek | Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

After the last bus home for the holidays leaves Pitt, few students remain in the dorms and on campus —  those who do stay often work, including Nordenberg Resident Assistant Liam Monahan. “I’m looking forward to being productive over the break, prepping for finals and hanging with the other RA on d...

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