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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

A view of Downtown, Pittsburgh.

Backyard at 8th & Penn expands art and music events through September with JazzLive

By Renee Dubaich, Staff Writer September 15, 2022
At the intersection of 8th Street and Penn Avenue, people gather at a new green space featuring free music, activities and food. The Backyard is a calm, laid-back environment amongst the industrial city for people of all ages to come together, relax and enjoy until September 27.
A Be A Good Neighbor Block Party in South Oakland in fall 2021.

Pitt’s Be A Good Neighbor Block Party fosters new connections for Oakland community

By Serena Garcia, Staff Writer September 13, 2022
Pitt’s Office of Campus Engagement hosted its second block party of the year on 234 N. Dithridge St. in North Oakland on Tuesday evening.
Inside local coffee shops’ creative fall menus

Inside local coffee shops’ creative fall menus

By Gabriella Garvin, Staff Writer September 8, 2022
Pittsburgh coffee shops such as Coffee Tree Roasters and Jitters Cafe in Shadyside, as well as Saxby’s on campus, are ringing in the fall season with pumpkin and other fun flavors. They set their menus apart from bigger chains by combining flavors such as pumpkin and matcha.
A fall day in Pittsburgh.

Local events to get hype for the fall season

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor September 6, 2022
Fall is here, and Pittsburgh has a seemingly endless stream of upcoming events to celebrate. Here is a compilation of arts and entertainment activities to look forward to in September and October.
People line up for food at A Soulful Taste of the Burgh, an annual soul food and music festival, in Market Square on Saturday.

A Soulful Taste of the Burgh festival returns to support Black-owned businesses

By Shreya Singh, Staff Writer September 5, 2022
More than 50 Black-owned small businesses selling products such as clothing and body butter lined the street this weekend to kick into gear A Soulful Taste of the Burgh, an annual soul food and music festival meant to spotlight local Black business owners.
Pamela’s Diner on Forbes Avenue.

Five local spots for the breakfast buff

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor September 1, 2022
September is National Better Breakfast Month, and that means the most important meal of the day is indeed more important than ever. With that in mind, here are five local breakfast spots with some great options for powering up for the day.
Students eat and watch a football game at home.

Spice up game day with these creative tailgate recipes

By Julia DiPietro, Staff Writer August 31, 2022
Whether you're gathering outside Acrisure Stadium or watching the game from your house, these meals are easy and can be done by any level chef 一 with few ingredients. Here are five creative game day recipes for you to try for your next tailgate with friends.
A Pitt student gets “Pitt” airbrushed on their arm at Saturday’s Welcome Back Bash.

Welcome Back Bash offers music, activities for students

By Lynnette Tibbott, Staff Writer August 28, 2022
Students gathered on Schenley Drive to celebrate the first in-person start of a school year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic with a bouncy castle, laser tag, rock climbing wall, a photobooth and more.
Yung Gravy, left, and Sheri Nicole at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center in New Jersey on Sunday.

Pitt Program Council announces Yung Gravy as Fall Fest headliner

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor August 28, 2022
Pitt Program Council announced on Instagram Sunday night that Yung Gravy, a chart-topping rapper, will headline at this year’s Fall Fest. Pitt’s annual fall concert will take place on Oct. 16.
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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