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Opinion | We place too much importance on academic writing

Opinion | We place too much importance on academic writing

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist March 3, 2021
Books and writing don't need reports, they don't need structure and they don't need to be organized.
Readers of erotic fan fiction get lost in a world of their own

Readers of erotic fan fiction get lost in a world of their own

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor February 13, 2020
College students across the country are making these dreams a reality by taking the reigns of their favorite media and writing their own works, called fan fiction.
(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

Pitt alum publishes serialized email novel

By Sarah Morris / Staff Writer September 15, 2017

With a growing number of people flocking to Kindles and iPads for reading, publishing novels online seems to be the modern— and eco-friendly — option for contemporary literature. Adam Dove, who...

Professor Libertz talks with Kristyna Finikiotis in class Wednesday. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer)

Public and professional writing program major-ly expands

By Janine Faust | Assistant News Editor September 7, 2017

Jonathan Frye knew he wanted to write when he came to Pitt, but he also wanted to leave with skills to find a job. “I always wanted to be an English major, but the ones at Pitt seemed to be more...

Creative careers demand inventive and versatile portfolios

By Michael Bichler / For The Pitt News February 6, 2015

For some job seekers, simply attaching a resumé and cover letter won’t cut it.In order to get any job in an art or writing profession, a portfolio sampling your best work is a must to display your accomplishments...

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