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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Kitchen chairs and a table.

Bored with your home? Explore creative furniture possibilities

By Tanya Babbar, Staff Writer November 16, 2022
Having fun with your living space on campus can refresh your mood. Here are some new uses for furniture you already have.
One of Patty Irrgangs cooking classes in her home in Murrysville.

‘Food connects people’: Pitt alumna to publish tailgate cookbook

By Serena Garcia, Senior Staff Writer November 16, 2022
Patty Irrgang, a Pitt graduate, plans to bring her first cookbook, “All About Tailgating!” to the University Store on Fifth by the first week of December.
Kelechi Urama, a 2017 Pitt graduate who is currently a story editor on the SYFY series “Resident Alien.”

Q&A: Pitt alumna talks TV writing on “Resident Alien,” comedy and Pittsburgh

By Toni Jackson, Staff Writer November 15, 2022
Breaking into the television industry seems impossible for many, but 2017 Pitt graduate Kelechi Urama has found success in the industry. She’s currently a story editor on the SYFY series “Resident Alien.”
Richard S. Galore puts on makeup backstage before Saturday’s Rainbow Alliance Drag Show in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room.

Pitt Rainbow Alliance drag show celebrates LGBTQ+ self-expression, art

By Tanya Babbar, Staff Writer November 14, 2022
Pitt’s Rainbow Alliance hosted a student drag show in the WPU Assembly Room on Saturday night. The event showcased the talents of both experienced and first-time student drag performers.
Two children dance during Sunday’s Polish Festival in the Cathedral of Learning.

PolishFest 2022 spreads cultural knowledge and awareness on campus

By Gabriella Garvin, Staff Writer November 14, 2022
Upon entering the Cathedral of Learning Commons Room on Sunday, a rich aroma of fried dough and pierogies, as well as the sounds of Lithuanian and Polish folk music, greeted around 150 visitors.
A Pitt student browses through a clothing rack.

Local vintage resellers take over social media

By Maya Valletta, Staff Writer November 10, 2022
With the pop-up market season coming to a close, vintage resellers are increasingly using social media to spread the word about their handpicked collection of stylish, uncommon pieces.
Jamie Wright, photographer for the Derek Woods Band, behind the scenes of the music video for “Don’t Look Away.”

Pitt student cameos in music video for local band

By Aoqin Yan, Staff Writer November 9, 2022
Natalie Belin, a non-traditional undergrad student at Pitt, was recently in a music video for “Don’t Look Away” by Derek Woods Band, a local Americana and rock band.
Kameron Langston, program coordinator of the Office of Veterans Services, stands near papier-mâché masks made by student veterans in the McCarl Center in Posvar Hall on Monday.

Pitt veterans paint masks, share stories to spotlight mental health

By Patrick Swain, Senior Staff Writer November 9, 2022
To celebrate this year’s Veterans Week at Pitt, the Office of Veteran Services led “Pitt Warriors: Our Stories,” an art exhibition that showcases the lives of student veterans and bolsters conversations surrounding veterans’ mental health.
Dancers perform during the Slovak Festival in the Cathedral of Learning on Sunday.

‘I felt like I was at my grandma’s house’: Pitt’s Slovak Heritage Festival honors traditions for a new generation

By Trinity Foster, Staff Writer November 7, 2022
The Cathedral of Learning Common Room was alive with folk music, dancing and laughter during Pitt’s 32nd annual Slovak Heritage Festival on Sunday.
A Pitt student models in Friday’s Fall Fashion and Food Truck Fest in the William Pitt Union Plaza.

Pitt’s first fall fashion and food truck fest benefits United Way

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor November 7, 2022
Pitt’s first Fall Fashion and Food Truck Fest took place Friday, with student models, multi-ethnic food trucks and student DJs from WPTS radio station.
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