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Pitt’s CoVax Vaccination Center located at the bottom of Nordenberg Hall
Pitt adds 37 new COVID-19 cases since Oct. 6
By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor • October 14, 2021
Pitt officials said Thursday that 24 students and 13 employees tested positive for COVID-19 from Oct. 6 to Oct. 12.
Pitt undergraduates Arabella Johnson and Brianna Raskin (left) and graduate student Jinghang Li (right) help with gardening at Duncan Park in Lawrenceville on Saturday.
Students help greater Pittsburgh community through Civic Action Week
By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer • October 13, 2021
PittServes, the Office of Engagement and Community Affairs and the Signature Days of Service Committee organized Civic Action Week, which ran from Oct. 4 to Oct. 9. It featured in-person volunteering, donation drives and a series of workshops.
Serena Gray, senior middle blocker, transferred from Penn State this year. Pictured is Gray spiking the ball during Pitt’s game against BYU.
Super-senior transfers make instant impact for Pitt volleyball
By Richie Smiechowski, Staff Writer • October 13, 2021
Pitt volleyball added two high-powered transfers, Leketor Member-Meneh from Missouri and Serena Gray from Penn State, to its roster this offseason and they’ve made an instant impact, helping propel the Panthers to a top-five ranking.
Hozier performs in Seattle in 2015.
Staff Picks: Fall Albums
By The Pitt News Staff
The weather might have not caught up to it yet, but it is definitely October and autumn is upon us. It doesn’t matter if you’re leaning into the more gloomy or the lovestruck aspects of fall, these albums have got you covered.
Phil Graziadei (bottom), the screenwriter behind Netflix’s hit “Fear Street” trilogy, gave a talk this Saturday with Pitt’s Horror Studies Working Group about his work in horror film and the explicit queer themes of the Netflix movies.
‘Fear Street’ screenwriter explores queer horror with Horror Studies Working Group
By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor
Phil Graziadei, the screenwriter behind Netflix’s hit “Fear Street” trilogy, gave a talk this Saturday with Pitt’s Horror Studies Working Group about his work in horror film and the explicit queer themes of the Netflix movies.
The Plant2Plate student-run garden that produces fruits, vegetables and herbs from a plot of land located on Oakland Avenue, across from Bouquet Gardens.
Pitt student garden facing relocation amid year of growth
By Katie Cassidy, Staff Writer • October 12, 2021
Plant2Plate is a student-run organization at Pitt, which has cultivated and harvested produce from a plot of land located on Oakland Avenue. The organization will soon relocate because the University intends to build student housing on their current lot.
The logo of Project Healing Sideways, a student group that supports survivors of intimate partner violence.
‘Keeping each other safe’: Pitt raises awareness for domestic violence month
By Punya Bhasin, Senior Staff Writer • October 13, 2021
Voting in Pitt’s faculty unionization election closed Tuesday evening. Eligible professors and researchers from all five Pitt campuses cast their vote on whether to unionize or not.
Faculty union organizers ‘optimistic’ as election draws to a close
By Katie Cassidy, Staff Writer • October 12, 2021
The entrance to the Student Office of Sustainability on the fifth floor of the William Pitt Union.
SOOS, Green Fund work to build sustainable future at Pitt
By Betul Tuncer, Senior Staff Writer • October 12, 2021
Opinion | Stop comparing everything to the Holocaust
Opinion | Stop comparing everything to the Holocaust
By Rachel Soloff, Senior Staff Columnist
Editorial | How to simultaneously combat climate change and your climate anxiety
Editorial | How to simultaneously combat climate change and your climate anxiety
By The Pitt News Editorial Board
Opinion | Black people are not only for your entertainment
Opinion | Black people are not only for your entertainment
By Ashanti McLaurin, Staff Columnist


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Pennsylvanias Democratic attorney general Josh Shapiro speaks to a crowd with the city behind him during his campaign launch address for Pennsylvania governor, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Pittsburgh.
Pa. AG Josh Shapiro announces run for governor
By Millicent Watt, Assistant News Editor • October 14, 2021
Hosted by the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, the first Latinx Connect Conference will run Oct. 14-16. The conference is virtual, free and seeks to elevate Latinx identities and contemporary issues.
Pitt to host first Latinx Connect Conference
By Clare Sheedy, Contributing Editor • October 10, 2021
Hozier performs in Seattle in 2015.
Staff Picks: Fall Albums
By The Pitt News Staff October 12, 2021
Super Specific | It’s time to revamp Superman
Super Specific | It’s time to revamp Superman
By Diana Velasquez, Contributing Editor • October 11, 2021
Picking The Panther’s Brain | How to beat burnout
Picking The Panther’s Brain | How to beat burnout
By Dalia Maeroff, Contributing Editor • October 10, 2021
Campus Life | Midterm Madness
Campus Life | Midterm Madness
By Shriya Yadamreddi, For The Pitt News • October 8, 2021

Football players celebrate at the Pitt vs. UNH game.
Photos: Homecoming 2021
By Joy Cao, Patrick Cavanagh, Clare Sheedy, and Marissa Muchnok September 28, 2021

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