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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

Five things to avoid doing your first week of school

By Sinead McDevitt, Contributing Editor
August 3, 2022

The beginning of your first year means something different for everyone. For some it’s the freedom of being out on their own, for others it’s their first time without their parents or any real adult supervision around. You have to do your own laundry and pay for groceries, and it can be overwhelming. To help, here are five things to avoid doing your first week.

Pitt African Dance and Music Ensemble brings Bellefield auditorium to life

By Lynnette Tibbott, Staff Writer
April 17, 2022

The Pitt African Music and Dance Ensemble held a concert last Friday to commemorate the hardwork and dedication of student performers enrolled in PAMDE director Yamoussa Camara’s course, African Drumming Ensemble.

Bigelow Bash returns in person after three years, with headliner Flo Milli

By Renee Dubaich, Staff Writer
April 10, 2022

Hundreds of students crowded on Bigelow Boulevard in anticipation for Bigelow Bash’s headline act. Flo Milli sprinted onstage and the entire audience jumped with hands up in the air.

Benefit concert raises money for arts education

By Renee Dubaich, Staff Writer
April 5, 2022

Alicia Loui, a junior biology major, was the main organizer and star performer of the Cello for Charity concert on Monday in Bellefield Hall, an event created to support inequalities in music and arts for low-income communities.

Student indie pop band Quiet Hours named ‘Best Band’

By Grace Hemcher, Staff Writer
March 22, 2022

If you're part of the underground music scene on campus, you may have heard of Quiet Hours, a six-member indie pop band that performs weekly shows at music venues around Oakland and the greater Pittsburgh area.

Staff picks: TPN’s Wine and Dine Playlist

By The Pitt News Staff
February 23, 2022

There is more than one way to say “I love you” or “Let’s take this to the bedroom,” and these can all be conveyed through the mode of song — and a good bottle of wine. Listen to “Wine and Dine” playlist here:

Pitt professor wins prestigious award from Renaissance Society of America

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor | April 13, 2022

Pitt professor Christopher Nygren’s book, “Titian’s Icons: Charisma, Tradition, and Devotion in the Italian Renaissance,” received the Phyllis Goodhart Gordan Prize, the biggest prize for Renaissance scholars in the United States.

CMOA ‘Working Thought’ exhibit creates conversation about economic disparity, labor

By Ananya Pathapadu, Staff Writer | March 15, 2022

The work of 35 contemporary artists is featured in the new “Working Thought” exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Art, which is open until June 26. The exhibit highlights art that explores how economic disparity and labor have shaped American life past and present.

Review | ‘Elvis’ — A Film in Two

By Jacob Mraz, Staff Writer | June 29, 2022

For all its dazzle "Elvis" can’t decide if it wants to be about the singer or his career.

Queer shows and movies to watch this Pride month

By Sinead McDevitt, Contributing Editor | June 22, 2022

Happy Pride month! While parades and festivals are coming back in full swing, there’s still plenty you can do if you want to celebrate indoors — namely watching these queer shows and movies!