The Pitt News

January 20, 2020

Over the weekend, hundreds of fans came to a pop-up in the North Side to celebrate the release of Mac Miller's posthumous album, 'Circles'. See what some had to say about how his music impacted their lives.

Mac Miller album to be released posthumously

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor
January 8, 2020

The family of late Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller announced that an album Miller was “well into the process of recording” at the time of his death in September of 2018 will be released on Jan. 17.

Slippery Rock University percussion ensemble rocks Heinz Chapel

By Charlie Taylor, Senior Staff Writer
January 6, 2020

On the surface, Taiwanese folk music, Radiohead and contemporary a cappella represent three vastly different and conflicting styles of music. The Slippery Rock University Percussion Ensemble would beg to differ.

Staff Picks: Favorite Albums of 2019

By The Pitt News Staff
January 5, 2020

Some of the biggest artists in the world released new albums in 2019. From pop sensation Ariana Grande to hip-hop supergroup BROCKHAMPTON, 2019 was a huge year for great music. Read our staff’s picks for the best albums of the year. 

The Pitt News Fall Finals Playlist 2019

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor
December 8, 2019

Every person with a 4.0 GPA and two majors will tell you that the key to a great study sesh is a great playlist.

Stitches for a cause: making knit work with the Fiber Arts Crew

By MJ LaRocque, Staff Writer | January 14, 2020

What started as one group of people in one small town eight miles outside of Harrisburg, the Fiber Arts Crew is now spread out across the University’s regional campuses.

Pittsburgh painter captures reactions to “Lest We Forget”

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor | January 6, 2020

Emily Loeb noticed a man taking photographs as she and two companions walked through the “Lest We Forget” exhibition on the Cathedral of Learning lawn last fall, but she didn’t think much of it.

Column | Shocked but not horrified at the Academy’s nominations

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor | January 16, 2020

This is another in a long line of horror movies getting completely ignored by one of the most prestigious awarding bodies in the world.

Review | Cat(s) fight : A movie that transcends critique

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor | January 8, 2020

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Hooper’s film adapts has always been a bizarre creature of the ’80s — music and lyrics heavily inspired by a collection of T.S. Eliot poems, structured around an idea that’s referred to by some generous people as the show’s “plot.”

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