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Pitt rings in the Lunar New Year

The Steel Dragon martial arts group performs a lion dance at Saturday evening’s “Pitt CASA x VSA Lunar: New Year 2019” celebration.

By Apoorva Kethidi, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

Pitt’s Lunar New Year celebration, hosted this past weekend by Pitt’s Chinese American Students Association and VSA in an event titled “Pitt CASA x VSA: Lunar New Year 2019,” brought in over 200 guests.

Satirical staff picks: Our dream jobs

Satirical staff picks: Our dream jobs

By The Pitt News Staff

February 6, 2019

In the heat of all of the assignments, applications and exams, we can’t help but dream of a low-stress life, here are our funny post-grad plans:

Tiny Meat Gang captivates crowd at Smiling Moose

YouTube comedy duo Cody Ko (right) and Noel Miller (left) start their show at The Smiling Moose on Thursday evening after singing a satirical song about the front row of their audience.

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

YouTube comedy duo Cody Ko and Noel Miller, known as the “Tiny Meat Gang,” spent Thursday evening cracking jokes to an eager audience.

Local and international students celebrate Japanese coming of age

Students from Yasuda Women’s University and University of Pittsburgh take their seats before Friday afternoon’s Coming of Age Day ceremony.

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019

34 students from both Yasuda Women’s University in Hiroshima, Japan, and the University of Pittsburgh celebrated a coming of age party.

Small Mall hosts self-care workshop

Atiya Jones distributes copies of “Our Stories in Other Voices” at her Small Mall self-care workshop.

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019

Lawrenceville’s Small Mall hosted a zine-based workshop centered around self care last night, lead by artist Atiya Jones.

Q&A: Local ASMR-tist Lily Whispers talks tingles and YouTube stardom

Pittsburgh native Lilliana Dee taps her acrylic nails on a microphone for an ASMR video on her YouTube channel that has more than 200,000 subscribers.

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

While looking for a makeup tutorial on YouTube in 2013, Lilliana Dee came across a new genre of videos that would later change her world — ASMR.

The ultimate guide to affordable apartment decor

Thriftsburgh made more than $5,500 in profit at its rummage sale on Aug. 27 which primarily featured household items and clothing.

By Shahum Ajmal, Contributing Editor

November 15, 2018

If you have been waiting for the moment to let your creativity shine in your own home, allow our assistant layout editor to offer some tips to spice up your apartment.

City of Asylum residents share readings and wisdom at WPU

Writer and activist Tuhin Das speaks about the dangers Al-Qaeda presented to writers in his homeland of Bangladesh at Wednesday night’s “City Of Asylum Exiled Writers Residencies” event. (Photo by Sarah Connor | Contributing Editor)

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor

October 18, 2018

City of Asylum is known for providing a sanctuary for exiled writers. Two of those writers brought their wisdom to campus with a special appearance at WPU.

Black Cat Market teams up with local vintage collective for Halloween pop-up

Lawrenceville’s Black Cat Market lists the names of the cat cafe’s resident cats Saturday.

By Maggie Medoff, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

Black Cat Market — a cat cafe in Lawrenceville — hosted a pop-up Halloween shop selling vintage clothes in a collaboration with Three Pigs Vintage this past weekend.

Pitt students paint the town

First-years Lily McIntire (left) and Alden Paine paint “H2P” on Popeye’s door Monday for Paint the Town — an event hosted by Pitt Student Alumni Association — in preparation for Homecoming.

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor

September 25, 2018

Members of Pitt’s Student Alumni Association and Blue and Gold Society painted their school’s colors on the windows of Fifth Avenue businesses to celebrate the upcoming homecoming week.

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