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Heather Lyke talks uncertainty, adaptations amid COVID-19 restrictions
Student emergency fund to begin notifying applicants
Bonner, McCarthy address student concerns in virtual town hall
‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ sets the patriarchal roots of the film industry ablaze

‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ sets the patriarchal roots of the film industry ablaze

April 1, 2020

Lesbian representation is scarcely found in cinema and global film industries still largely considered it taboo.

European staycation: Choral groups grappling after cancelled performance tours

European staycation: Choral groups grappling after cancelled performance tours

April 1, 2020

Women’s Choral Ensemble is one of three Pitt choral groups that have cancelled plans to perform in Europe this spring and summer due to COVID-19

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‘Kind of unnerving’: Student health care workers brave virus threat on the job
‘Kind of unnerving’: Student health care workers brave virus threat on the job
Pitt researchers unveil potential COVID-19 vaccine
Editorial: All universities should suspend SAT, ACT admission requirements
Poetry | Quarantining

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The Quarantine Cookbook: Dutch baby, the breakfast of champions

By Brian Gentry, Contributing Editor
April 2, 2020

Making a Dutch baby might sound like a sexual innuendo, but I promise it’s just a cooking term for the creation of a simple breakfast food.

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The Outbreak | Well, now I’m never going to read “Infinite Jest”

By Leah Mensch, Contributing Editor
April 2, 2020

Leah Mensch has lied about reading "Infinite Jest" more than she's lied about almost anything else.

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Editorial: All universities should suspend SAT, ACT admission requirements

By The Pitt News Editorial Board
April 2, 2020

Because access to these tests is now limited and they statistically don’t represent intelligence or ability fairly, all universities in the United States should follow UC’s lead and suspend entrance test requirements.

Poetry | Quarantining

By Mackenzie Oster, Staff Columnist
April 2, 2020

A poem in the time of COVID-19 by columnist Mackenzie Oster.

Satire | COVID-19 bros to avoid

By Genna Edwards, Staff Columnist
April 2, 2020

If you’re searching for love during the COVID-19 pandemic (safely on apps, hopefully) here are some bros to avoid like, well, the plague. 

Lacrosse recruits remain active despite quarantine

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer
12:36 am

Although in-person schooling, practices and competitions have been placed on hold, Pitt's lacrosse recruits have continued to improve their games.

Kyla Nelson to transfer from Pitt

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer
12:21 am

Pitt women’s basketball will be short one of its veteran players next season, as junior guard Kyla Nelson announced Thursday she will transfer from the program.

What are the Odds: Scouring a barren gambling landscape

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer
12:16 am

If you find yourself desperately looking to scratch the itch, here are a few options that might satisfy your gambling urges.

‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ sets the patriarchal roots of the film industry ablaze

By Vikram Sundar, Staff Writer
April 1, 2020

Lesbian representation is scarcely found in cinema and global film industries still largely considered it taboo.

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European staycation: Choral groups grappling after cancelled performance tours

By Charlie Taylor, Senior Staff Writer
April 1, 2020

Women’s Choral Ensemble is one of three Pitt choral groups that have cancelled plans to perform in Europe this spring and summer due to COVID-19

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Books I’m reading in the time of COVID-19

By Leah Mensch, Contributing Editor
March 30, 2020

From classics to new releases, from poetry to fiction to essay and memoir, these are a few reads that have been keeping me sane in the time of COVID-19. 

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The Quarantine Cookbook: Dutch baby, the breakfast of champions

By Brian Gentry, Contributing Editor
April 2, 2020

Making a Dutch baby might sound like a sexual innuendo, but I promise it’s just a cooking term for the creation of a simple breakfast food.

The Outbreak | Well, now I’m never going to read “Infinite Jest”

By Leah Mensch, Contributing Editor
April 2, 2020

Leah Mensch has lied about reading "Infinite Jest" more than she's lied about almost anything else.

The Outbreak | My Christianity squares off against my family’s

By Carolyn Pallof, Contributing Staff Member
March 31, 2020

With the coronavirus outbreak, the upcoming presidential election and economic collapse flooding the news, political tension has reached an all time high in Carolyn Pallof's household.

March 5, 2020

This week, we went around campus and asked students what they think about the popular new social media app TikTok, and how it should be utilized on college campuses. Spoiler alert: Pitt Dining's TikTok account may break the internet.

Photos: Fossil Free Pitt Coalition occupation and presence at Board of Trustees meeting

March 1, 2020

Members of the Fossil Free Pitt Coalition have been continuously occupying the Cathedral common area since Friday, Feb. 21 calling for the Board of Trustees to vote on fossil fuel divestment at their winter meeting on Feb. 28. The Board instead voted to establish a socially responsible investment process. Members of FFPC were escorted out of the meeting by police after singing a rendition of “We...

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