The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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

Pitt graduates after their 2021 graduation at Heinz Field.

Seniors talk graduation outfits, letting their individuality shine

By Punya Bhasin, Contributing Editor April 21, 2022
Since parents and friends will take lots of pictures for graduation, many seniors are busy planning their outfits for the occasion and want to share their fashion tips to other students.
Connor Franta in the William Pitt Union Tuesday night.

Connor Franta talks YouTube career, creative endeavors at PPC event

By Shreya Singh, Staff Writer April 20, 2022
About 300 students gathered Tuesday night in the William Pitt Union’s Assembly Room as Pitt Program Council hosted Connor Franta, an award-winning author, content creator and entrepreneur, to talk and interact with the audience.
“Grownups,” one of The Pitt News’ picks for summertime flicks.

Staff Picks | Summertime Flicks

By The Pitt News Staff April 20, 2022
It snows one day and then it's 80 degrees the next, but the impending doom of climate change aside, it is supposed to be spring, and then summer. What better way to encourage the warm weather than to indulge in a “summertime flick?”
The Cathedral of Learning seen from Schenley Plaza.

Pitt seniors cautiously optimistic about post-graduation plans

By Patrick Swain, Staff Writer April 20, 2022
After descending Cardiac Hill one last time, Pitt seniors will venture into the real world, facing a daunting economy and student debt. The first summer after college represents a career kickstart for some, while others unwind and reflect on their lives to come.
A Pitt student drums during the Pitt African Music and Dance Ensemble’s concert in Bellefield Hall on Friday.

Pitt African Dance and Music Ensemble brings Bellefield auditorium to life

By Lynnette Tibbott, Staff Writer April 17, 2022
The Pitt African Music and Dance Ensemble held a concert last Friday to commemorate the hardwork and dedication of student performers enrolled in PAMDE director Yamoussa Camara’s course, African Drumming Ensemble.
Poetry collective ADDverse+Poesia hopes to show poetry is for everyone

Poetry collective ADDverse+Poesia hopes to show poetry is for everyone

By Gabriella Garvin, Staff Writer April 17, 2022
ADDverse+Poesia is bringing BIPOC poets together on campus through the translation of poems, conversations with artists and authors from underrepresented communities and more.
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.
Joy Ladin, professor of English at Yeshiva University, speaks at “In Our Own Write” hosted by the Center for Creativity on Tuesday.

Yeshiva professor Joy Ladin discusses poetry, gender transition and Judaism

By Patrick Swain, Staff Writer April 14, 2022
Joy Ladin, the first openly transgender professor at an Orthodox Jewish university, spoke at a Zoom event hosted by Pitt’s Center for Creativity for "In Our Own Write,” a Pitt LGBTQ+ creative writing course for people over 50.
Pitt associate professor Christopher Nygren of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies program.

Pitt professor wins prestigious award from Renaissance Society of America

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor April 13, 2022
Pitt professor Christopher Nygren’s book, “Titian’s Icons: Charisma, Tradition, and Devotion in the Italian Renaissance,” received the Phyllis Goodhart Gordan Prize, the biggest prize for Renaissance scholars in the United States.
Illustrations from the Elizabeth Nesbitt Collection in Hillman Library.

Students, researchers explore children’s literature through Elizabeth Nesbitt Collection

By Lynnette Tibbott, For The Pitt News April 13, 2022
Children’s literature, magazines, interactive pop-up books and more found a home in the Elizabeth Nesbitt Collection at Hillman Library. Visitors of the 320 Reading Room can experience the nostalgic scent of old parchment and feeling of holding history in their hands.
Load More Stories