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Restaurant Review: El Jefe’s Taqueria Oakland

By Jacob Mraz, Staff Writer
November 18, 2022

pened in July, El Jefe’s Taqueria is the newest restaurant in the former Kings Court Theater. Students should appreciate it as a Chipotle-adjacent option that is a short distance from campus with long operating hours for late night cravings.

The trend “How much do you pay for rent?” swept TikTok a few months ago. So The Pitt News staff teamed up to explore one of Pitt students’ most popular living locations 一 South Oakland.

Pitt Rainbow Alliance drag show celebrates LGBTQ+ self-expression, art

By Tanya Babbar, Staff Writer
November 14, 2022

Pitt’s Rainbow Alliance hosted a student drag show in the WPU Assembly Room on Saturday night. The event showcased the talents of both experienced and first-time student drag performers.

PolishFest 2022 spreads cultural knowledge and awareness on campus

By Gabriella Garvin, Staff Writer
November 14, 2022

Upon entering the Cathedral of Learning Commons Room on Sunday, a rich aroma of fried dough and pierogies, as well as the sounds of Lithuanian and Polish folk music, greeted around 150 visitors.

Pitt student cameos in music video for local band

By Aoqin Yan, Staff Writer
November 9, 2022

Natalie Belin, a non-traditional undergrad student at Pitt, was recently in a music video for “Don’t Look Away” by Derek Woods Band, a local Americana and rock band.

‘Our beautiful night all together’: Pitt presents 52nd Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert Week, adds Dave Burrell archive to ULS

By Renee Dubaich, Staff Writer
November 3, 2022

About 300 people attended the 52nd Annual Jazz Concert on Tuesday night in the Bellefield Hall Auditorium. The concert occurred as part of Pitt Jazz Studies Program's 52nd Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert Week, which runs Oct. 31 through Nov. 5, 2022.

Review | Taylor Swift finally embraces her unpolished side on ‘Midnights’ 一 because she can

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor
October 23, 2022

“Midnights” is Taylor Swift’s declaration to the world that she finally knows who she is 一 self-loathing, ambitious, romantic and afraid to grow up.

Local vintage resellers take over social media

By Maya Valletta, Staff Writer | November 10, 2022

With the pop-up market season coming to a close, vintage resellers are increasingly using social media to spread the word about their handpicked collection of stylish, uncommon pieces.

Pitt veterans paint masks, share stories to spotlight mental health

By Patrick Swain, Senior Staff Writer | November 9, 2022

To celebrate this year’s Veterans Week at Pitt, the Office of Veteran Services led “Pitt Warriors: Our Stories,” an art exhibition that showcases the lives of student veterans and bolsters conversations surrounding veterans’ mental health.

Student-run podcast ‘Pitt in Hollywood’ showcases success stories from Pitt alumni

By Jacob Mraz, Staff Writer | November 3, 2022

2002 Pitt graduate John Paul Horstmann talks about his arrival in LA, founding University of Pittsburgh Television and the importance of networking in the first episode of Ben Asciutto’s podcast, “Pitt in Hollywood.”

Row House Cinema hosts Polish Film Festival for the first time

By Aoqin Yan, Staff Writer | November 1, 2022

The Polish Film Festival is taking place at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville Tuesday to Friday. The festival presents five Polish films, “Never Gonna Snow Again,” “EO,” “Sonata,” “The Double Life of Véronique” and “Europa Europa.”