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The Cathedral of Learning watches over an empty Pitt campus.
Pitt releases plans for spring commencement ceremonies
By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief • March 5, 2021
Pitt released plans Friday afternoon for combined in-person and virtual commencement ceremonies for the class of 2021, as the COVID-19 pandemic remains ongoing.
Pitt adds 14 COVID-19 cases since Tuesday
Pitt adds 14 COVID-19 cases since Tuesday
By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor • March 5, 2021
Pitt added 14 new COVID-19 cases, composed of nine students and five employees, between Tuesday and Thursday, with 21 students currently in isolation. The University’s previous case report, covering last Friday to Monday, included eight cases.
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Pitt to shift to Guarded risk posture next Thursday
By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor • March 5, 2021
Pitt will move into the Guarded risk posture next Thursday at 7 a.m., the University announced in a Friday morning email. This lowest level posture allows for most activities to be in person with virtual options and limited restrictions.
Miriam Abelson, a sociologist and associate professor of women, gender and sexuality studies at Portland State University, spent nine years interviewing 66 transgender men across the country.
‘Men in Place’ charts a changing landscape of masculinity
By Charlie Taylor, Culture Editor
Miriam Abelson discussed “Men in Place” with a panel of Pitt professors and students on Wednesday.
African Cuisine, Pittsburgh’s first Nigerian restaurant, opened in Squirrel Hill on Saturday.
African Cuisine brings Nigerian cooking to Pittsburgh
By Hayley Lesh, Staff Writer
Saudat Lawal, a native of Nigeria who runs the restaurant, decided to open a Nigerian restaurant in Pittsburgh after seeing the lack of options for African food in the City.
Students took to social media on Tuesday to voice opinions regarding the removal of the Vision Slate from the Student Government Board election ballot.
‘Very exciting, a little intimidating’: Ramanan looks to next year after chaotic Election Day
By Rebecca Johnson, Martha Layne, Jon Moss, Mary Rose O'Donnell, and Millicent Watt March 5, 2021
Harshitha Ramanan won the SGB presidency by a two-to-one margin despite not being the favored candidate heading into the election. Her victory followed an outpouring of support on social media after the Vision slate was removed from the ballot.


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