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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Kathy Stouffer holds an I Voted sticker after voting in the Pennsylvania primary election at the Michaux Manor Living Center in Fayetteville on Tuesday.
PA primary election results
By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor • May 19, 2022
Pennsylvania citizens voted on Tuesday to determine the candidates who will run in the general election this fall. The upcoming midterm election is vital, as Pennsylvania’s elections in the fall may determine which political party wins control of the U.S. Senate.
2022 New East Cinema Symposium hosted in the Cathedral of Learning on Friday.
Ukrainian cinema takes center stage at the 2022 New East Cinema Symposium
By Serena Garcia, For The Pitt News • May 18, 2022
In light of Russia’s February 24th invasion of Ukraine, the 2022 New East Cinema Symposium at Pitt aimed to focus on highlighting Ukrainian culture and cinema through various film showings this past week.
The planning commission’s public hearing on Tuesday.
City Planning Commission requests four-week continuance for Oakland Plan at public hearing
By Brandon Raglow, Staff Writer • May 18, 2022
At the recent City Planning Commission meeting, Department of City Planning deputy director Andrew Dash discussed some of the challenges that came with building a plan to satisfy everyone in the Oakland neighborhood, including the many diverse groups of people who live and work there.
Pitt junior wide receiver Jordan Addison (3) during a game against North Carolina State in Oct. 2020.
Column | Players come and go but Pitt football’s culture stands tall
By Frankie Richetti, Senior Staff Writer • May 18, 2022
With star rising-junior wide receiver Jordan Addison entering the transfer portal, outsiders don’t view Pitt as one of the nation’s elite teams heading into the season. Don’t tell the players in the Panthers locker room that, though. 
Pitt senior pitcher Matt Gilbertson (45) pitches during a game against the University of Virginia in April.
ACC Baseball Tournament on the horizon after wild regular season
By Jack Markowski May 18, 2022
With the 2022 college baseball regular season winding down, all eyes are looking ahead to the upcoming slate of conference tournaments.
Last Wednesday’s Faculty Assembly meeting.
Faculty Assembly talks community engaged scholarship, new budget model
By Colm Slevin, Senior Staff Writer • May 17, 2022
Faculty Assembly President Robin Kear and Vice President Kris Kanthak discussed two documents intended to help Pitt become more equitable and uplift marginalized communities at last week’s meeting. Kanthak said the provost’s recommendations in the documents “give credit” to those who haven’t received it before.
Starbucks at Amos Hall on Fifth Avenue.
Amos Hall Starbucks workers reflect on the union victory
By Punya Bhasin, Contributing Editor • May 18, 2022
Sam Knapp, a shift supervisor and member of the Amos Hall Starbucks organizing committee, said the victory felt like a step towards a better work life for him and his fellow workers. 
The Garage Door Saloon on Atwood Street.
Garage Door Saloon civil cases ongoing, City withdraws violations
By Elizabeth Primrose, Staff Writer • May 18, 2022
Keisha Blain, Pitt associate professor of history.
'I am absolutely thrilled’: Pitt professors awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
By Elizabeth Primrose, Staff Writer • April 22, 2022
The Cathedral of Learning seen from Schenley Plaza.
‘Disappointing’: Pitt releases inaugural ESG report after several months’ delay
By Allison Radziwon, Senior Staff Writer • April 21, 2022
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday.
Editorial | Hey Supreme Court, wealthy politicians shouldn’t get the upper hand
By The Pitt News Editorial Board
Satire | Pro-lifers, what if your spouse got someone else pregnant?
Satire | Pro-lifers, what if your spouse got someone else pregnant?
By Paige Wasserman, Staff Columnist
Opinion | Shave your head — especially if you are femme-presenting
Opinion | Shave your head — especially if you are femme-presenting
By Jessica Snyder, Senior Staff Writer
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.
Steelers draft former Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett No. 20 overall in 2022 NFL Draft
By Dalton Coppola, Assistant Sports Editor
The Pittsburgh Steelers selected former Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett with the No. 20 overall pick.
Louis Riddick on the set of SportsCenter during ESPNs coverage of Super Bowl LVI in Anaheim, California in February.
‘Just one big family’: Louis Riddick talks commencement speech, Pitt football and Kenny Pickett
By Dalton Coppola, Assistant Sports Editor
Former Pitt football defensive back Louis Riddick isn’t afraid to hide his love for his alma mater. Chancellor Patrick Gallagher has tabbed the former Pitt football player and now nationally renowned football analyst as Pitt’s class of 2022 commencement speaker.
Take 5 | The Oakland A’s need to relocate, Celtics will win NBA Championship
Take 5 | The Oakland A’s need to relocate, Celtics will win NBA Championship
By The Pitt News Staff
In this week’s edition of the Take 5, The Pitt News Sports Desk takes a look at college football recruiting in Pennsylvania, the NBA Playoffs and more.
Michelle Yeoh plays Evelyn Quan Wang in “Everything Everywhere All at Once.”
AAPI shows and movies to check out this month
By Sinead McDevitt, Contributing Editor
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, so here is a list of films and shows created by and starring AAPI individuals.
Study tips for the overworked, exhausted Pitt student
Study tips for the overworked, exhausted Pitt student
By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor
It seems that as soon as the academic year starts, we have to say goodbye to it, and these last few weeks of the spring semester are like pulling teeth. In the college world, we all have to figure out study methods that get us through the class material.
Pitt graduates after their 2021 graduation at Heinz Field.
Seniors talk graduation outfits, letting their individuality shine
By Punya Bhasin, Contributing Editor
Since parents and friends will take lots of pictures for graduation, many seniors are busy planning their outfits for the occasion and want to share their fashion tips to other students.


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From left, Tim Sanders, John Grady, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, Thomas Osha, Rich Fitzgerald, Deb Gross and Anantha Shekhar participate in ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday to celebrate the opening of The Assembly.
The Assembly officially opens for Pitt health care research
By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor • May 6, 2022
Michelle Yeoh plays Evelyn Quan Wang in “Everything Everywhere All at Once.”
AAPI shows and movies to check out this month
By Sinead McDevitt, Contributing Editor • May 18, 2022
Weekend Watchlist | Finals Free-For-All
Weekend Watchlist | Finals Free-For-All
By The Pitt News Staff April 21, 2022
The Queer Corner | The carousel of queer progress
The Queer Corner | The carousel of queer progress
By Rachel Bachy, Senior Staff Writer • April 21, 2022

Defensive back Damarri Mathis catches a football at NFL Pro Day on last month.
Column | Projecting where Pitt prospects will land in the NFL Draft
By Jermaine Sykes, Staff Writer • April 21, 2022
Pitt senior pitcher Matt Gilbertson (45) pitches during Friday’s game against the University of Virginia.
Pitt sporting events to watch during finals week
By Dalton Coppola, Assistant Sports Editor • April 20, 2022
VIDEO: Food trucks bring Pitt community together for a good cause
April 15, 2022
Quarterback Kedon Slovis (9) looks to throw the ball during the Blue vs. Gold spring football game on Saturday.
Photos: Blue vs. Gold spring football game
By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor • April 10, 2022
VIDEO: Pitt Bike Cave
April 8, 2022