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Michelle Yeoh plays Evelyn Quan Wang in “Everything Everywhere All at Once.”

AAPI shows and movies to check out this month

By Sinead McDevitt, Contributing Editor May 18, 2022
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, so here is a list of films and shows created by and starring AAPI individuals.
2022 New East Cinema Symposium hosted in the Cathedral of Learning on Friday.

Ukrainian cinema takes center stage at the 2022 New East Cinema Symposium

By Serena Garcia, For The Pitt News May 18, 2022
In light of Russia’s February 24th invasion of Ukraine, the 2022 New East Cinema Symposium at Pitt aimed to focus on highlighting Ukrainian culture and cinema through various film showings this past week.
Study tips for the overworked, exhausted Pitt student

Study tips for the overworked, exhausted Pitt student

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor April 21, 2022
It seems that as soon as the academic year starts, we have to say goodbye to it, and these last few weeks of the spring semester are like pulling teeth. In the college world, we all have to figure out study methods that get us through the class material.
Pitt graduates after their 2021 graduation at Heinz Field.

Seniors talk graduation outfits, letting their individuality shine

By Punya Bhasin, Contributing Editor April 21, 2022
Since parents and friends will take lots of pictures for graduation, many seniors are busy planning their outfits for the occasion and want to share their fashion tips to other students.
Connor Franta in the William Pitt Union Tuesday night.

Connor Franta talks YouTube career, creative endeavors at PPC event

By Shreya Singh, Staff Writer April 20, 2022
About 300 students gathered Tuesday night in the William Pitt Union’s Assembly Room as Pitt Program Council hosted Connor Franta, an award-winning author, content creator and entrepreneur, to talk and interact with the audience.
“Grownups,” one of The Pitt News’ picks for summertime flicks.

Staff Picks | Summertime Flicks

By The Pitt News Staff April 20, 2022
It snows one day and then it's 80 degrees the next, but the impending doom of climate change aside, it is supposed to be spring, and then summer. What better way to encourage the warm weather than to indulge in a “summertime flick?”
The Cathedral of Learning seen from Schenley Plaza.

Pitt seniors cautiously optimistic about post-graduation plans

By Patrick Swain, Staff Writer April 20, 2022
After descending Cardiac Hill one last time, Pitt seniors will venture into the real world, facing a daunting economy and student debt. The first summer after college represents a career kickstart for some, while others unwind and reflect on their lives to come.
A Pitt student drums during the Pitt African Music and Dance Ensemble’s concert in Bellefield Hall on Friday.

Pitt African Dance and Music Ensemble brings Bellefield auditorium to life

By Lynnette Tibbott, Staff Writer April 17, 2022
The Pitt African Music and Dance Ensemble held a concert last Friday to commemorate the hardwork and dedication of student performers enrolled in PAMDE director Yamoussa Camara’s course, African Drumming Ensemble.
Poetry collective ADDverse+Poesia hopes to show poetry is for everyone

Poetry collective ADDverse+Poesia hopes to show poetry is for everyone

By Gabriella Garvin, Staff Writer April 17, 2022
ADDverse+Poesia is bringing BIPOC poets together on campus through the translation of poems, conversations with artists and authors from underrepresented communities and more.
Patrons wait in line to order from the Totopo Cocina & Cantina food truck at Thursday’s Food Truck Roundup outside of the William Pitt Union.

Food trucks bring Pitt community together for a good cause

By Sarah Demchak, Staff Writer April 14, 2022
Pitt’s Conference Services team organized the Food Truck Roundup on Tuesday afternoon. Sue George, administrative specialist of Conference Services, was in charge of organizing the event with Ilona Margolin, a sophomore health informatics major.
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