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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

A man serves himself coffee.

Pittsburgh coffee shops from around the world

By Anoushka Parnerkar, For The Pitt News April 12, 2022
Within a few miles on Pittsburgh’s Penn Avenue, coffee lovers can take a trip from India, Italy, Colombia and more. For those looking to expand on their palate, these shops each have their special brand of beverage to offer.
A dancer performs during the ballet club’s Sunday evening spring show in Bellefield Hall.

Pitt ballet club closes spring semester with Bellefield Hall show

A crowd of family and friends filed into Bellefield Hall auditorium early Sunday evening to watch the ballet club’s final spring performance. Students performed a variety of dances, including...

Flo Milli performs at Bigelow Bash on Schenley Drive on Sunday.

Bigelow Bash returns in person after three years, with headliner Flo Milli

By Renee Dubaich, Staff Writer April 10, 2022
Hundreds of students crowded on Bigelow Boulevard in anticipation for Bigelow Bash’s headline act. Flo Milli sprinted onstage and the entire audience jumped with hands up in the air.
Community celebrates Tartan Week in Scottish nationality room

Community celebrates Tartan Week in Scottish nationality room

By Katelyn Kruszewski, Staff Writer April 10, 2022
The Scottish nationality room celebrated Tartan Week with a live presentation last Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the room and on Zoom.
Advertisement for Pitt Stages’ “Emilia.”

Pitt Stages’ ‘Emilia’ tells the story of a forgotten female poet

By Katelyn Kruszewski, Staff Writer April 7, 2022
Pitt Stages’ “Emilia,” written by Morgan Lloyd Malcom and based on the life of this mysterious woman, will run this weekend on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. General admission is $15 per person at the Charity Randall Theatre.
The Pitt Bike Cave is located in between Posvar and David Lawrence Halls.

Pitt Bike Cave creates hub for student cyclists

By Jamie Sheppard, Staff Writer April 7, 2022
On a warm day near the Posvar Passage, students walking to class can hear the sounds of birds chirping on the lawn, laughter and conversation from other students and the crunch of spinning bicycle wheels echoing from a nearby workshop.
A speaker introduces a showing during the Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival.

CMU International Film Festival unveils the ‘faces behind the masks’

By Patrick Swain, Staff Writer April 6, 2022
Jolanta Lion, assistant director of Carnegie Mellon’s Humanities Center and part-time Polish instructor at Pitt, recalls asking pedestrians about the significance of masks in their lives leading up to the Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival.
Members of Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks perform “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised].”

Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Park puts new spin on old works

By Anoushka Parnerkar, For The Pitt News April 6, 2022
Baguettes, wigs and hip-hop aren’t usually what come to mind when 17th century English playwright William Shakespeare is mentioned. But Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks is breaking out of the norm with a quirky retelling of well-known works.
Performers play the cello during the Cello for Charity event at Bellefield Hall on Monday night.

Benefit concert raises money for arts education

By Renee Dubaich, Staff Writer April 5, 2022
Alicia Loui, a junior biology major, was the main organizer and star performer of the Cello for Charity concert on Monday in Bellefield Hall, an event created to support inequalities in music and arts for low-income communities.
A bartender strains a cocktail into a frozen cocktail glass.

‘It’s kind of a rush:’ Student bartenders talk life behind the bar

By Grace Hemcher, Senior Staff Writer April 5, 2022
Oakland is swarming with places to grab a drink, and the person serving you from behind the bar could be a fellow Pitt student.
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