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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

A table of jewelry is displayed during PolishFest this Sunday in the Cathedral of Learning.

PolishFest brings Eastern European cultures to the Cathedral of Learning

By Nada Abdulaziz, Senior Staff Writer November 14, 2023
PolishFest, an annual celebration of Polish, Lithuanian and Carpatho-Rusyn cultures, took place at Pitt on Nov. 12. The ground floor of the Cathedral underwent a stunning transformation, featuring more than 20 stations offering an array of cultural goods.
Artwork at the Teal Gallery on Thursday.

‘It breaks down that isolation’: Teal Gallery displays art from student survivors of sexual assault

By Tanya Babbar, Staff Writer November 12, 2023

When a student-led gallery of art and writing from survivors of sexual assault opened its doors on Thursday evening, the clothes that survivors wore when they were assaulted hung on clotheslines across...

The Harris Theater in Downtown Pittsburgh.

‘Film is a catalyst for change’: Three Rivers Film Festival spotlights local and global cinema

By Sanvi Gandikota, Staff Writer November 12, 2023

As lights dimmed and curtains rose in several theaters scattered across Pittsburgh, the Three Rivers Film Festival wove together a tapestry of stories and cultures into a week-long celebration of cinema,...

“The Marvels” movie poster.

Review: ‘The Marvels’ is a bright light in the darkness of Marvel’s recent failures

By Ore Fawole, Staff Writer November 12, 2023

Despite being incredibly formulaic — and still getting that formula wrong — a strong cast and joyful humor save “The Marvels.” Although doomed at the box office, “The Marvels” shows that the...

Wynton Marsalis.

‘One of our cultural jewels’: Pitt hosts 53rd annual Jazz Seminar Week

By Gabriella Garvin, Senior Staff Writer November 10, 2023

Smooth sounds and vivid photographs of jazz music greeted the Pitt community with open arms during Pitt’s 53rd annual Jazz Seminar this past week. The Jazz Studies program — within Pitt’s Department...

Melody Betts performs as Evillene in “The Wiz”.

‘The Wiz’ takes audiences on a soulful journey at the Benedum Center

By Nada Abdulaziz, Senior Staff Writer November 7, 2023

In the heart of downtown Pittsburgh at the Benedum Center, audience members settled into their seats and found themselves swaying to the soulful and funky gospel and rock beats of the 1970s. Amidst the...

A hog wears a pair of sunglasses during the Pittsburgh Pet Expo this Sunday at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

Pet Expo attracts furry, scaly and feathered companions to Pittsburgh

By Casey Carter, Staff Writer November 6, 2023

Amid resounding cheers and barks, a dog jumped off a diving platform, caught a ball mid-air and crashed into the pool. Nearby, dogs sped through an agility course, expertly weaving and jumping through...

Actors perform The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon presented by Pitt Stages in the Richard E. Rauh Studio Theatre.

Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon brings fairy tales to life

By Irene Castillo, Staff Writer November 5, 2023

The classic tales of the Brothers Grimm, like Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Cinderella and Rapunzel, left the audience howling with laughter at the Richard E. Rauh Studio Theater in the Cathedral of Learning....

The entrance to the One Minute Film Festival on Thursday.

One Minute Film Festival tells stories in 60 seconds

By Abbie Kelly, Staff Writer November 5, 2023

Pitt’s Center for Creativity hosted its fourth annual One Minute Film Festival in the Understory in the Cathedral of Learning last Thursday. The festival featured 11 short films, all just one minute...

The Five Nights at Freddys movie poster.

Review | ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ leaves viewers without a remnant of satisfaction

By Thomas Riley, Contributing Editor November 5, 2023

Despite premiering on streaming the day before its release in theaters, “Five Nights at Freddy’s” still grossed nearly $80 million in its first weekend at the box office, raking in revenue from longtime...

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