THE DAILY STUDENT NEWSPAPER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

Scream no more: legendary horror director Wes Craven dead at 76

By Ian Flanagan / Staff Writer 3 hours ago

Horror movie fans, lament: the boogeyman has died. Wes Craven, the man who made a living making you check under the bed at night, died Sunday from brain cancer. The pioneering director behind horror classics like “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” “Scream” and “The Hills Have Eyes” was 76 years old. His Baptist childhood in […]

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Hilarity in the Heymann

By Nick Mullen / Staff Writer 3 hours ago

Pittsburgh natives and visitors alike hammed out at the Pittsburgh Comedy Festival over the weekend, bringing extra comic relief to Student Orientation week. The second annual Pittsburgh Comedy Festival took place on campus last Thursday, Aug. 27 through Saturday, Aug. 29. Pitt’s Henry Heymann Theatre, home to the Pitt Musical Theatre Club and Pittsburgh improv […]

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