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Students, pictured, at a late January vaccination clinic hosted by Pitt and the Allegheny County Health Department.
Students welcome Pitt’s new vaccine mandate
By Abby Cardilli, Staff Writer • 12:19 am
Pitt’s temporary vaccination policy, which requires that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against COVID-19, went into effect Monday.
Pitt redshirt senior quarterback Kenny Pickett (8) runs with the ball during the first half of Saturday evening’s ACC Championship game against Wake Forest University at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Kenny Pickett named Heisman finalist, invited to New York ceremony
By Dalton Coppola, Assistant Sports Editor • December 6, 2021
After setting numerous records, winning 10 regular season games and the ACC Championship Game, redshirt senior quarterback Kenny Pickett is a Heisman Trophy finalist.
A video titled “Victorian English Christmas Village” posted on Nationality Rooms Programs’ Youtube channel and the Nationality Rooms website for the Virtual Holiday Open House.
Nationality Rooms Open House presents holiday traditions and culture
By Betul Tuncer, Senior Staff Writer • December 6, 2021
The Nationality Rooms Holiday Open House is an opportunity to share people’s culture and traditions with the Pitt community, and the themes for this year’s event are winter holiday traditions, cultural performances, traditional holiday crafts, and winter and holiday recipes.
Yunge Xiao, a sophomore statistics and sociology major, sits at Color Park with her ukelele on Nov. 6.
Sophomore Yunge Xiao named winner of 91.3 WYEP’s singer-songwriter competition
By Jessica McKenzie, Senior Staff Writer
Yunge Xiao began writing songs for fun in third grade. An author of more than 55 original songs, she entered WYEP’s 2021 Singer-Songwriter Competition last summer and won in September.
Paulette Ramsay recites her poems over Zoom at the Global Hub last Thursday.
Poet Paulette Ramsay speaks on Caribbean culture and womanhood
By Katelyn Kruszewski, Staff Writer
Poet Paulette Ramsay read excerpts from her books of poetry Friday evening on a Zoom webinar hosted by ADDverse. Her poetry focuses on Blackness, womanhood and Caribbean culture.
Keyshon Camp (10) and John Morgan III (6) embrace after a defensive play during the ACC Championship football game.
Column | ACC title game win sets up Pitt football for long term success
By Frankie Richetti, Staff Writer • December 6, 2021
In Saturday’s ACC Championship win over Wake Forest, Pitt earned its first outright conference title in program history. This victory sets the Panthers up for success well into the future, staff writer Frankie Richetti argues.
Montez Newsome, a junior mathematics-economics major, studies for an organic chemistry project at Hillman Library on Friday evening.
Study finds that Pitt students’ mental, physical health still struggling one year into the pandemic
By Natalie Frank, News Editor • December 6, 2021
A Pitt student sits on another students shoulders in Oakland in a crowd celebrating Pitts ACC Championship win against Wake Forest University earlier in the night.
Photos: Students celebrate Pitt win in Oakland
By Clare Sheedy, Assistant Visual Editor • December 5, 2021
A City police officer faces a line of people.
Oakland, South Side to see increased police presence Saturday night
By Stephen Thompson, Sports Editor • December 3, 2021


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The skyline of Charlotte, North Carolina in fall 2007.
Traveling to the ACC Championship Game? Visit the Queen city’s cultural gems
By Mera D'Aquila, Staff Writer • December 2, 2021
The Heinz Chapel Choir performs “To Make Music in the Heart” at their Holiday Concert at Heinz Chapel on Dec. 3, 2019.
Holiday concerts return to Heinz Chapel
By Ebonee Rice-Nguyen, For The Pitt News • December 2, 2021
University of Fitsburgh | Looks that caught our eye
University of Fitsburgh | Looks that caught our eye
By Colin Kennedy, For The Pitt News • December 6, 2021
Stack’d on the corner of Forbes and Oakland avenues in Oakland.
Food For Thought | Stack’d Oakland
By Kendall Swift, Staff Writer • December 6, 2021

Pitt fans cheer during Saturday evening’s ACC Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Photos: ACC Championship Game Fans
By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor • December 4, 2021
Keyshon Camp (10) and John Morgan III (6) embrace after a defensive play during the ACC Championship football game.
Photos: ACC Championship Game
By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor • December 4, 2021
Pitt alumnus Tony Lupinetti (left) and former Pitt football player Troy Washington (right) pose at the ACC Fan Fest on Saturday afternoon.
Photos: ACC Football Fan Fest
By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor • December 4, 2021
A protester rallies with a crowd of UPMC employees on Grant Street during Thursday’s UPMC Essential Worker Strike in Downtown.
Photos: UPMC strike
By Patrick Cavanagh, Staff Photographer • November 19, 2021

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