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Q&A: Kay Oyegun on her journey from The Pitt News to 20th Century Fox

By Sinead McDevitt, Senior Staff Writer
February 26, 2021

Oyegun spoke with The Pitt News about her journey from covering local Pittsburgh goings on to writing scripts in Los Angeles. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.

Vietnamese pop star and activist Mai Khoi brings talents to Pitt

By Sinead McDevitt, Senior Staff Writer
February 15, 2021

Khoi is an Artist Protection Fund fellow in residence at Pitt, and is co-hosted by the City of Asylum and the International Free Expression project.

Pitt Jazz Studies to honor Black History Month with screening ‘The Honest Struggle’

By Sona Sharma, Staff Writer
February 2, 2021

The Pitt jazz studies department features jazz artists every year for Black History Month to celebrate the roots of jazz in African American culture.

Pitt students share fashion, college experiences and celebrity encounters on TikTok

By Diana Velasquez, Senior Staff Writer
February 2, 2021

Lou Amar, a sophomore communications major, posted her most viral TikTok, with 2.3 million views and over 600,000 likes, just a few days before the 2020 presidential election.

Cody Ko talks tech, entertainment and taking risks

By Charlie Taylor, Culture Editor
January 29, 2021

While Ko’s career started on Vine, he now makes content on a range of media and platforms — from videos on YouTube and TikTok, to music and podcasts on Spotify.

Q&A: Leah Dowdy on quarantine, her entertainment career and the “Today” show

By Lucas DiBlasi, Senior Staff Writer
January 24, 2021

The Pitt News spoke to Dowdy about her journey to her Oct. 5, 2020, performance on the “Today” show and beyond.

Warhol Museum brings Tally Brown into the spotlight

By Anna Ligorio, Senior Staff Writer | February 12, 2021

Long, voluminous curls of a black wig cascade down the shoulders of a mannequin while operatic singing plays loudly in the background on the sixth floor of the Andy Warhol Museum.

‘202021: a new constellation’ explores space, time and Black Pittsburgh

By Charlie Taylor, Culture Editor | February 1, 2021

The works on display span a variety of media, from video to screenprinting to vintage clothing. Shori Sims’ graphite drawings at 813 Liberty Ave. honor Black hair through surreal portraits, while Patrice Jones’ thrifted pieces pay homage to the late August Wilson.

Review: Sia’s movie “Music” is a disgrace

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist | February 22, 2021

In just the first 10 minutes of this movie, I was already in shock at the caricature-like portrayal of autism.

‘To All The Boys: Always And Forever’ makes predictable, if sweet, series conclusion

By Diana Velasquez, Senior Staff Writer | February 15, 2021

Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor) and Peter Kavinsky (Noah Centineo), when we see them for the third time, are still the “it” couple of their Portland high school.

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