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Student Publications Cover It All


Pitt’s student publications include an award-winning newspaper, an academic journal, and magazines publishing everything from avant-garde poetry to analytical essays.

Founded in 1910, The Pitt News (circulation: 14,000) publishes five days a week during the school year and once a week in the summer. The paper is supported solely by advertising revenue generated by students on the newspaper’s business staff.

The academic journal Pittsburgh Undergraduate Review, founded in 1980, publishes analytical and scholarly essays by undergraduate students from throughout the nation.

Founded in 2006, The Original is an artsy magazine featuring articles, music reviews, and photography by Pittsburgh-area artists and thinkers.

Collision Magazine, founded in 2001, publishes poetry and creative nonfiction by undergraduate and graduate students from Pitt and throughout the United States.

The Pitt Political Review debuted in 2005, providing a venue for undergraduate political writing by students examining deeper aspects of political questions from all points of view.