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How to decorate when you’re a renter

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor
November 14, 2019

When it comes to decorating a rented space, many college students fall into the classic decor scheme of empty Natty Light cans, a sinkful of dirty dishes and furniture they picked up off the curb.

Tyler, the Creator brings “Igor” to Stage AE

By Vikram Sundar, Staff Writer
September 25, 2019

Who else could induce such berserk reactions other than California native and rapper, Tyler, The Creator? Tyler set out for his world tour on Sept. 2 in Minneapolis, with this latest stop being Pittsburgh on Tuesday night.

Music to my ears: Pitt grads make noise in the music industry

By Emma Maurice, Senior Staff Writer
September 11, 2019

Fewer than three months after graduating from Pitt, Cole Boillat packed everything up, got in his car and drove across the country to his new home in Los Angeles — all in the pursuit of producing music.

A Pittsburgh kid’s tribute to Mac Miller

By Isabella Colaianni, Staff Writer
September 9, 2019

My friends and I spent our free time bonding over our love of Mac's music. We rode our bikes while listening to “Knock Knock,” played basketball at the local playground with “Smile Back” and hung out on the front porch cracking jokes and making weekend plans to “Senior Skip Day.” His songs about being a kid in Pittsburgh were fun and relatable, and they made me feel free from the responsibilities and woes of growing up.

Nicole Mitchell: an inside look at the new director of Jazz Studies

By Isabella Colaianni, Staff Writer
August 23, 2019

Nicole Mitchell, an internationally acclaimed jazz flutist, composer and educator, was named the University of Pittsburgh’s William S. Dietrich II Endowed Chair in Jazz Studies in January.

Calling all audiophiles: Pittsburgh’s best record stores

By Melanie Pantano, Staff Writer
August 22, 2019

Any Pittsburghers who’ve fallen under the spell of the “vinyl revival” have a plethora of places to choose from that sell both new and used records, catering to customers seeking a legendary grail record or just their favorite album.

Pitt alum Theresa Baughman showcases work from Arctic Circle expedition

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer | November 7, 2019

An electrifying blue light shines on the entryway of Late Space, a quaint art gallery on Penn Avenue in Garfield. Within, visitors peruse the abstract line drawings and photographs of glaciers and Arctic waters hanging on the walls. Miscellaneous works of art, like an iceberg sculpture and audio recordings, are scattered around the room.

Pitt community gathers to share their six-word stories

By Maggie Young, Contributing Editor | November 6, 2019

About 15 people gathered Monday afternoon in the Amy E. Knapp room on the ground floor of Hillman Library for Six Word Stories: an Interactive Exhibit.

“Ford v. Ferrari:” not your average sports movie

By Sinead McDevitt, Staff Writer | November 11, 2019

In the same way that “Joker” is a comic book movie made with all the trappings of the types of films we’ve come to expect around awards season, “Ford v Ferrari” is a sports movie that is shot, acted and scored like an Oscar-bait film.

“Jojo Rabbit” says nothing new about Nazis

By Kieran Mclean, Senior Staff Writer | November 5, 2019

“There’s not much hope of us winning this war,” Rebel Wilson says to a group of Hitler Youth at summer camp at the start of “Jojo Rabbit.”

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