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Comedian Stephanie Foster performs her comedy show “Without Rhyme Nor Reason” in the Alumni Hall auditorium on Tuesday.

Comedian Stephanie Foster brings a suicide prevention comedy tour to Pitt

By Shreya Singh, Staff Writer October 21, 2022
About 100 students gathered in the auditorium of Alumni Hall on Tuesday night as Pitt Panhellenic hosted Stephanie Foster, a stand-up comedian, for her self-produced comedy tour “Without Rhyme Nor Reason.”
A guide to healthy cooking in college

A guide to healthy cooking in college

By Julia DiPietro, Staff Writer October 21, 2022
Making good meal choices in college can be daunting for students who have never cooked before, but General Tso’s Monday and Taco Tuesday are only good so many times before they get old.
A close up of a book.

Pitt faculty member talks Littsburgh, an online platform celebrating literary Pittsburgh

By Aoqin Yan, Staff Writer October 17, 2022
Founded by Pitt faculty Nick Courage in 2015, Littsburgh is an online platform for local literary activities, as well as a resource to foster connections among authors, publishers, reviewers and public professionals.
People set up wall art inside of K-Town Snack Bar on Oakland Ave.

K-Town Snack Bar brings popular Korean food to Oakland

By Maya Valletta, Staff Writer October 17, 2022
K-Town Snack Bar is the first restaurant in the United States to serve instant ramyun made in EZ COOK IH5600 machines. The owner, Jae Park, opened the snack bar because he saw a lack of Korean restaurants in the Oakland area.
Yung Gravy performs during PPC’s Fall Fest on Schenley Drive on Sunday.

‘You got a building named after a MILF?’: Yung Gravy expresses Pitt pride at Fall Fest

By Tanya Babbar, For The Pitt News October 17, 2022
Pitt joined Yung Gravy’s “gravy train” as hundreds of students watched him kiss the Cathedral of Learning on an onstage screen during Fall Fest on Sunday, calling it a “MILF.”
A culture table at the East European Festival in the Cathedral of Learning on Sunday.

East European Festival celebrates cultural diversity with fashion, music and more

By Nicholas Simila, Staff Writer October 16, 2022
Pitt’s Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies held a festival Sunday in the Cathedral of Learning, which featured vendors, educators and advocates with roots from nearly every country in eastern Europe.
Waka Flocka Flame performs and takes photographs with Pitt students during PPC’s Fall Fest on Schenley Drive on Sunday.

Photos: Fall Fest 2022

By Jonathan Guo and Colleen Nguyen October 16, 2022
Pitt Program Council hosted its annual Fall Fest on Sunday with performances by Yung Gravy, Waka Flocka Flame, the South Siders and Neggy Gemmy.
Six spooky harvest picks for the fall season

Six spooky harvest picks for the fall season

By Maya Valletta, For The Pitt News October 13, 2022
Spooky season is officially upon us and for many of us that means pumpkin and apple picking. There are many options near campus that offer a fun way to destress from midterms — providing everything from food trucks to giant pumpkins and games.
A cellist plays during Wednesday’s symphony orchestra concert in the Bellefield Hall auditorium.

Pitt Symphony Orchestra hosts first concert of the season

By Nicholas Simila, Staff Writer October 13, 2022
Pitt’s Symphony Orchestra held its first concert of the season on Wednesday, Oct. 12. The free show filled plenty of seats in Bellefield Hall. The program underscored the orchestra’s multifaceted talent.
Zakiya Young (right) with other cast members on the set of “Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin”

‘Don’t dim your light’: Pitt alumna acts in ‘Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin’

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor October 12, 2022
Zakiya Young, a 2001 Pitt alum, landed her first Hollywood gig on teen thriller series “Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin.” She spoke with The Pitt News about how she uses her Western Pennsylvania roots to identify with her character Corey on the show.
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