The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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

Music journalists Will Hermes and Amanda Petrusich talk music and artistry during Q&A

By Shreya Singh, Staff Writer
September 30, 2022

Will Hermes, an acclaimed music journalist for “The Rolling Stone,” participated in a music journalism Q&A on Zoom Thursday night as a part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series, a program dedicated to bringing notable writers to Pitt’s campus.

Backyard at 8th & Penn expands art and music events through September with JazzLive

By Renee Dubaich, Staff Writer
September 15, 2022

At the intersection of 8th Street and Penn Avenue, people gather at a new green space featuring free music, activities and food. The Backyard is a calm, laid-back environment amongst the industrial city for people of all ages to come together, relax and enjoy until September 27.

Pitt’s Be A Good Neighbor Block Party fosters new connections for Oakland community

By Serena Garcia, Staff Writer
September 13, 2022

Pitt’s Office of Campus Engagement hosted its second block party of the year on 234 N. Dithridge St. in North Oakland on Tuesday evening.

PittARTS Fest offers students activities, networking opportunities

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor
September 11, 2022

PittARTS Fest took place Friday on the WPU lawn, where students enjoyed getting henna tattoos, a caricature artist, free popcorn, t-shirt printing and networking with local arts organizations.

Local events to get hype for the fall season

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor
September 6, 2022

Fall is here, and Pittsburgh has a seemingly endless stream of upcoming events to celebrate. Here is a compilation of arts and entertainment activities to look forward to in September and October.

A Soulful Taste of the Burgh festival returns to support Black-owned businesses

By Shreya Singh, Staff Writer
September 5, 2022

More than 50 Black-owned small businesses selling products such as clothing and body butter lined the street this weekend to kick into gear A Soulful Taste of the Burgh, an annual soul food and music festival meant to spotlight local Black business owners.

‘Is it morning for you yet?’: The 58th Carnegie International presents historical, recent works from global artists

By Aoqin Yan, Staff Writer | September 25, 2022

When it comes to greetings in the Mayan Kaqchikel culture, people prefer the expression “Is it morning for you yet?” instead of “good morning.” As the title of the 58th Carnegie International, it represents the idea that all humans are related.

Pitt launches Indigenous Cultural Festival with ‘Object Lesson: Inuit Sculpture’

By Alyssa Machi, Staff Writer | September 22, 2022

The University Art Gallery showcased an Inuit sculpture by Johnny Inukpuk at an object lesson event on Tuesday as a part of Pitt’s Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion kick off for its first Indigenous Cultural Festival.

Review | ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ — it was a movie

By Jacob Mraz, Staff Writer | September 25, 2022

The problem with “Don't Worry Darling” isn’t its actors or behind-the-scenes controversies, but its poor direction and lackluster finish.

University Library System offers a look into George A. Romero’s unproduced young adult screenplays

By Toni Jackson, Staff Writer | September 23, 2022

Pitt’s University Library System hosted a remote seminar on Zoom titled “​​Youthful Frights: Exploring George A. Romero’s Young Adult Horror” on Tuesday. Rubin co-hosted the event with Gray O’Reilly, a senior film and media studies major.