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Marching to reclaim the night in Oakland

Roughly 30 students took their newly made signs and marched through Pitt’s campus chanting as bystanders watched and a police car followed at their side.

Controversial “Hacking4Humanity” event targets trafficking

Organizers of Friday’s “Hacking4Humanity” challenge hope it will be the first of many at Pitt as students take on the problem of human trafficking. But some community groups have taken issue with the methods the event will use.

Phi Delta Epsilon preps for 2019 ‘Anatomy Fashion Show’

For the third consecutive year at Pitt, artists and models alike will join in Bellefield Auditorium to strut, pose and paint on human bodies in order to pull off this one-night-only event, the annual “Anatomy Fashion Show.”

Oakland protests white officer’s acquittal
Jury finds Rosfeld not guilty in Rose shooting case

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Hannah Heisler

Following the announcement on March 22 of a not guilty verdict in the trial of former Pitt police officer Micheal Rosfeld, protestors took to the streets of the Oakland campus showing their disagreement with the jury’s decision. The march began in Schenley Plaza at about 5pm and shut down numerous intersections as it paraded along Bigelow Boulevard and Atwood Street, as well as Fifth and Forbes Avenues. Beginning with a group of almost 50 people, the protest grew in number as it went.

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Top 10: People we would actually support for president

By The Pitt News Editorial Board
March 22, 2019

Amy Klobuchar defended her harsh staff treatment, claiming toughness is needed to deal with Putin, but has she ever threatened her rival one hour into starting her new job? Gritty has.

Opinion | Serious March horoscopes

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist
March 21, 2019

Just some rigorous and serious March horoscopes. These are arguably the most accurate March horoscopes that can be found today.

Opinion | Anti-hate resolution overshadows anti-Semitism

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist
March 21, 2019

While the resolution began as a direct response to Omar’s anti-Semitism, it quickly transgressed into a wishy-washy general prerogative to abstain from all forms of hatred.

What are the odds: Friday March Madness

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer
March 22, 2019

The first weekend of the tournament is always a spectacle, filled with upsets and exciting games — and it’s the best weekend to gamble, with games on all day Thursday through Sunday. Let the Madness begin.

Panthers show off at Pitt’s NFL Pro Day

By Sami Abu-Obaid, Staff Writer
March 21, 2019

Pitt held its annual Pro Day on Wednesday to give seniors who weren’t invited to the NFL Combine a chance to perform in front of NFL Scouts.

Take 5: Baseball is Boomin’

By Staff
March 20, 2019

The largest contract in baseball history lasted 20 days before it was beaten out by the largest contract in baseball and American sports history. So who got the better deal, the Philadelphia Phillies and Bryce Harper or the Los Angeles Angels and Mike Trout?

Review: Gary Clark Jr. brought audiences at the Benedum to their feet

By Darren Campuzano, Staff Writer
March 22, 2019

Gary Clark Jr., a 35-year old guitarist, is a musical shapeshifter — and his show at the Benedum Theater March 20 confirmed that confining him to one genre only understates his malleable approach to playing guitar.

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New ‘Queer Eye’ season brings joy to fans with diversity and a dog

By Apoorva Kethidi, Staff Writer
March 21, 2019

Season three of the breakout, Emmy award-winning reboot “Queer Eye” hit the streaming service on Friday, to much excitement from the show’s many fans.

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Streaming now: must-see foreign language films, TV

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Senior Staff Writer
March 20, 2019

This year we have made several different watchlists of great, enjoyable TV shows and movies. Considering this school year is the Year of Pitt Global, you should take some time to celebrate foreign-language media too.

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Streaming now: must-see foreign language films, TV

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Senior Staff Writer
March 20, 2019

This year we have made several different watchlists of great, enjoyable TV shows and movies. Considering this school year is the Year of Pitt Global, you should take some time to celebrate foreign-language media too.

Photo blog: midterms, spring break edition

By Bader Abdulmajeed, Staff Photographer
March 8, 2019

Kick off your break from class and the stresses of midterm exams by reading about how these Pitt students wind down from midterm exams and plan to spend their spring breaks.

Make time for mindfulness

By Ashna Gupta, For The Pitt News
March 8, 2019

Do you ever find yourself trying to study for chemistry and then you remember you have an assignment due in another class? Or do you remember all the errands you need to run while trying to get work done? It’s a natural human tendency to be doing something while our minds are in another place. Practicing mindfulness, however, brings us to the present moment and allows us to focus all of our attention...

GALLERY: Rosfeld verdict protest

By Hannah Heisler, Bader Abdulmajeed, and Thomas Yang | March 23, 2019

Gallery: 2019 SGB Election

By Hannah Heisler and Thomas Yang | February 20, 2019

Zechariah Brown will serve as president of Pitt’s Student Government Board during the 2019-20 school year, after winning 62 percent of the vote against Albert Tanjaya Tuesday. Brown said he felt “grateful and thankful and overwhelmed” when Katie McLaughlin, chair of SGB’s Elections Committee, read the results at SGB’s Tuesday night meeting. “I felt like this was so incredibly close....

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