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Column | Caitlin Clark adapts to life in the WNBA
Column | Caitlin Clark adapts to life in the WNBA
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Column | Caitlin Clark adapts to life in the WNBA
Column | Caitlin Clark adapts to life in the WNBA
By James Carter, Staff Writer • 1:28 am
Opinion | NHL needs to bring specialty jerseys back
By Jameson Keebler, Senior Staff Columnist • June 19, 2024
Opinion | Hold your elected officials morally responsible
By Livia LaMarca, Assistant Opinions Editor • June 18, 2024

Rapper Common discusses artistry and activism

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Evan Fuccio | Staff Photographer
Common performs his first rap for the audience on Tuesday evening in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room.

Pitt Program Council and Black Action Society hosted Common, also known as Lonnie Lynn, for a moderated Q & A on Tuesday evening in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room. The evening covered much of Common’s diverse artistic background, with Lynn discussing his journey to become a rapper and later breaking into the acting world. Common ended the evening with words of wisdom on finding oneself and mental health.

Common speaks on Tuesday evening in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room. (Evan Fuccio | Staff Photographer)