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‘Captain Marvel’ packs great performances and action in a crowded plot

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Senior Staff Writer
12:04 am

“Captain Marvel,” written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, is the twenty-first movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the first to feature a solo female lead.

Hozier hits a high note with sophomore album ‘Wasteland, Baby!’

By Delilah Bourque, Senior Staff Writer
March 5, 2019

Irish-born musician Andrew “Hozier” Byrne came into an almost accidental fame when his 2013 single “Take Me to Church” soared to No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, following the release of his eponymous first album in 2014.

Dhirana teams from all over the nation compete at Soldiers & Sailors

By Maya Best, Staff Writer
February 26, 2019

Crowds gathered in Soldiers & Sailors auditorium on Saturday for the seventh annual Dhirana national Indian classical dance competition as eight collegiate dance teams competed for a $1,000 cash prize and trophy.

Ariana Grande responds to a rough year with ‘thank u, next’

By Delilah Bourque, Senior Staff Writer
February 11, 2019

Ariana Grande’s fifth studio album “thank u, next” is arguably the most anticipated one of her career. Coming just six months after the release of her last album, “Sweetener,” “thank u, next” addresses changes and complications in Grande’s life, taking her fans on a tour of her innermost thoughts.

Pitt announces new director of jazz studies program

By Tamara Alchoufete, For The Pitt News
January 28, 2019

After the unexpected death of Professor Geri Allen, renowned flutist Nicole M. Mitchell will assume the position of Pitt’s director of Jazz Studies in July 2019.

Chamber trio serenades Heinz Chapel

By Siddhi Shockey, Staff Writer
January 7, 2019

Heinz Chapel kicked off the spring semester with some help from three talented musicians from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Video: CMU Lunar Gala

By Kaycee Orwig, Staff Photographer | March 6, 2019

CMU's annual Lunar Gala was held on Mar. 2, and featured many inventive fashion choices.

CMU Lunar Gala shows off glowing fashion

By Maya Best, Staff Writer | March 5, 2019

The theme of CMU’s 2019 Lunar Gala, “anomie,” is a philosophical term that describes a society in which there are no morals or bounds for its citizens.

FOMO, grocery shopping and Netflix binging: Our 2019 spring break bucket list

By Alex Dolinger, Staff Writer | March 6, 2019

For those of us staying in Pittsburgh or heading back home for the week, here are some ideas to make this spring break worthwhile.

Blog: Weekend watchlist, take five

By The Pitt News Staff | March 1, 2019

For the fifth time, The Pitt News staff is sharing our top picks of films and TV shows. For a post-midterms binge-watching session, look no further than the TPN Weekend Watchlist.

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