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Running a town in quarantine: ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’

Running a town in quarantine: ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’

By Diana Velasquez, Senior Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Ashley Martin is spending the next few weeks fishing, collecting bugs and doing chores for her neighbors. But Martin’s not even stepping outside.

Art programs at Pitt adjust to remote learning

Art programs at Pitt adjust to remote learning

By Anna Ligorio, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Before spring break, virtual music lessons and online art class were few and far between at Pitt. But due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the University’s subsequent move to online classes, students and faculty are now facing unprecedented challenges.

Sex, drugs and R&B: The Weeknd recreates earlier sounds with ’80s-inspired ‘After Hours’

Sex, drugs and R&B: The Weeknd recreates earlier sounds with ’80s-inspired ‘After Hours’

By Elise Lavallee, Contributing Editor

March 24, 2020

“After Hours” has more hits than misses, with something for everyone and every mood, sliding effortlessly between upbeat and slower emotional tracks.

Heinz Chapel cancels all weddings through May 31

Heinz Chapel cancels all weddings through May 31

By Sarah Connor, Contributing Editor

March 23, 2020

In light of the recent COVID-19 outbreak, the Heinz Chapel staff announced that all weddings through May 31 are canceled

Cultural programming moves online amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Cultural programming moves online amidst COVID-19 pandemic

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor

March 23, 2020

With many cultural events cancelled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations at Pitt and around the City have turned to hosting programs online.

Oakland restaurants open for take out during coronavirus regulations

Oakland restaurants open for take out during coronavirus regulations

By Sarah Connor, Contributing Editor

March 18, 2020

Here’s a quick round-up of some nearby places you can pick up your next meal from before it's time to brave the grocery stores once again.

Pitt Instagrammers capture campus life

Pitt Instagrammers capture campus life

By Anna Ligorio, Staff Writer

March 18, 2020

If you’re stuck at home and desperately missing Cathy, crave one last meal at Market or in need of at-home fitness motivation — look no further than your Instagram search bar.

Review | “Lost Girls” demands to be seen

Review | “Lost Girls” demands to be seen

By Charlie Taylor, Senior Staff Writer

March 17, 2020

Now streaming on Netflix, the new film “Lost Girls” from director Liz Garbus asks us to reconsider our preconceived ideas of these women and their work.

COVID-19 shutters cultural events on campus and across the city

COVID-19 shutters cultural events on campus and across the city

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor

March 17, 2020

Postponed Events Pitt Arts — Pittsburgh Memorial Mandala Installation According to an email from Terry S. Hardy, a Pitt Arts artist in residence, his installation in front of the Frick Fine Arts building on March 16 is rescheduled for the 2020 fall semester. The installation of a floral mandala to honor “loss of life in Pittsburgh and its ...

Global Brew connects Pitt students with coffee from all over the world

Global Brew connects Pitt students with coffee from all over the world

By Anna Ligorio, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

To educate students about the coffee industry, the Global Hub featured its third coffee-tasting event in an ongoing series, called Global Brew

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