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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

People sit inside of Redhawk Coffee on Meyran Avenue.

The best cafés to caffeinate and cram for finals

By Irene Castillo, Senior Staff Writer April 22, 2024

The worst part about finals is to see your life dwindle away in the small space of your room, finishing up essay after essay. After a while, the monotony doesn't help you get work done. That is where the...

A customer orders at Ethel’s, located between Lawrence Hall and Hillman Library.

Ethel’s breakfast food truck brings a 1950s diner experience to Pitt

By Nada Abdulaziz, Senior Staff Writer April 18, 2024

As the sunshine started permeating Pitt’s campus, so did the aroma of Ethel’s. Nestled in the walkway between Lawrence, Posvar and Hillman, Ethel’s stands out as the latest addition to Pitt Eats’...

PileZ opens on the corner of Atwood Street and Bates Street.

PileZ brings Rochester’s ‘garbage plates’ to Oakland

By Kelly Xiong, Senior Staff Columnist  January 17, 2024
PileZ, a new restaurant at Bates and Atwood, opened on Jan. 5. The restaurant serves the garbage plate, a dish originating from Rochester, New York. 
Christine Ha leads a cooking demonstration during an event organized by Pitt’s Asian Student Association.

Pitt’s Asian Student Alliance hosts ‘Masterchef’ winner Christine Ha

By Nada Abdulaziz, Senior Staff Writer November 28, 2023

Pitt’s Asian Student Alliance hosted a speaker event featuring Christine Ha, a blind chef who won the third season of “Masterchef.” The event on Nov. 17 commenced with a Q&A session on stage...

Apteka on Penn Avenue in Bloomfield.

Diversify your palate with these Pittsburgh restaurants

By Patrick Swain, Culture Editor October 16, 2023

Sick of the superfluous surplus of chicken on Forbes and Fifth? Hop on a Pittsburgh Regional Transit bus and pretend you’re boarding an international flight. Close your eyes as you tap your Pitt ID and...

Pittsburgh Irish Festival takes place under the backdrop of the dramatic Carrie Blast Furnace in the Swissvale neighborhood during the weekend of September 8th, 2023.

Pittsburgh Irish Festival celebrates Celtic heritage at Carrie Blast Furnace

By Trinity Foster, Senior Staff Writer September 11, 2023

Vendors, performers and attendees covered the fields at Carrie Blast Furnace last weekend for the 32nd annual Irish Festival. The event was “created to contribute to the rich cultural awareness of Irish...

Festivalgoers stand near a food stand at Pittsburghs Soul Food Festival this past weekend in Market Square.

Pittsburgh gets a taste of community with the annual Soul Food Festival

By Gabriella Garvin, Senior Staff Writer September 5, 2023

Between the scrumptious aroma of home-cooked foods and the joyous sounds of local musicians, residents immersed themselves in the overwhelming sense of community that radiated from the Soul Food Festival...

Hermia, left, and Lysander wish each other good night in PSiP’s production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in Westinghouse Park in Homewood Saturday.

The best Pittsburgh events and activities in September

By Patrick Swain, Culture Editor September 4, 2023

The new semester is upon us! As you dust off your textbooks and log in to Canvas, don’t forget to take a look around campus, Oakland and everywhere else in Pittsburgh. Take your mind off those assignments...

People sit inside of Redhawk Coffee on Meyran Avenue.

5 local coffee spots to get you through finals

By Maria Scanga, Senior Staff Writer April 19, 2023
There are plenty of local spots offering both working outlets and coffee that can sponsor your final grades. Here are the best coffee spots on and near campus for your comfy seating and caffeine addiction needs.
A pile of handmade pasta.

Peters Pasta makes handmade pasta with 2,048 egg yolks in collaboration with Outreached Arms Pittsburgh

By Maya Valletta, Staff Writer March 29, 2023
Ryan Peters, from the viral TikTok account Peters Pasta, recently collaborated with Outreached Arms Pittsburgh to craft handmade pasta with 2,048 egg yolks. The pasta was donated to Outreached Arms and other nonprofit organizations in Western Pennsylvania.
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