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Pianist Jeanne Golan performed in Bellefield Hall on Saturday evening.

Music On the Edge hosts performance by contemporary pianist Jeanne Golan

By Jessica McKenzie, Senior Staff Writer November 16, 2021
When Jeanne Golan was growing up, the very thought of a career outside of piano made her burst into tears. Now a Steinway & Sons recording artist, she performed in Bellefield Hall on Saturday night — with a smile on her face during each piece.
Pitt students at Saturday’s Battle for Pittsburgh gaming tournament in the Connolly Ballroom at Alumni Hall.

Esports comes to Pitt in the Battle for Pittsburgh Gaming Tournament

By Darin Fields, Staff Writer November 15, 2021
The esports boom made its way to campus this weekend as Pitt gamers gathered in the Connolly Ballroom at Alumni Hall on Saturday for a day full of competition and community in the first Battle for Pittsburgh Gaming Tournament.
Moviegoers in line for concessions at Waterworks Cinema in Fox Chapel on Saturday.

Three Rivers Film Festival showcases independent filmmakers

By Sinead McDevitt, Contributing Editor November 15, 2021
The Three Rivers Film Festival is a Film Pittsburgh program running from Nov. 10 until Wednesday. It is the longest running film festival in southwestern Pennsylvania and showcases 32 independent films.
The painting Musica by Kate Elizabeth Bunce.

Frick Museum’s ‘Victorian Radicals’ exhibit displays art from the UK

By Katelyn Kruszewski, For The Pitt News November 11, 2021
Victorian Radicals debuted Nov. 6 at Pittsburgh’s Frick Art Museum and will be on display through Jan. 30, 2022. The exhibition features a series of artworks that have never been exhibited outside of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Screenshot of Vimeo video “Irish Nationality Room” from the Nationality Room’s Celtic Culture Celebration.

Celtic Culture Celebration brings festivities to Vimeo this year

By Saraya Velez, For The Pitt News November 11, 2021
The Nationality Rooms Program returned with its annual Celtic celebration in a slightly different manner this year, with events presented through Vimeo. The event is being held virtually from Oct. 24 through Nov. 30.
Delphie Backs, a junior applied developmental psychology major, adopted her cat Olaf, a 2-year-old white short-hair, from the Beaver Humane Society last year.

Pitt pet owners share advice, love for animal companions

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor November 9, 2021
Having a pet is, to no one’s surprise, a huge undertaking — especially as a college student. Delphie Backs, a junior applied developmental psychology major, adopted her cat Olaf, a two-year-old white short-hair, from the Beaver County Humane Society last year.
Pitt students buy used furniture to save money

Pitt students buy used furniture to save money

By Sarah Demchak, Staff Writer November 9, 2021
Students are already looking for off-campus living for the next academic year, and furniture shopping can get expensive. Luckily, there are various options students can use to make their apartments cute on a budget.
“Booksmart” is one of The Pitt News Staff’s movie picks for a night in.

Staff Picks: House ‘Party’ Movies

By The Pitt News Staff November 9, 2021
These movies will get you pumped up in the comfort of your own home — pumped for love, that sweet two-day weekend and the obscene amount of popcorn you’ll make to watch them.
Aly Raisman, a retired gymnast and two-time American Olympian, spoke at a Pitt Program Council event on Monday night.

‘Continuing to speak up’: Aly Raisman discusses gymnastics journey at PPC event

By Jessica McKenzie, Senior Staff Writer November 9, 2021
Pitt Program Council hosted “A Conversation with Aly Raisman” on Monday night in the William Pitt Union, where the gymnast opened up about her career and her experience with sexual abuse on the USA Gymnastics team.
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum on Fifth Avenue in Oakland.

Pittsburgh museums students should see before they graduate

By Katelyn Kruszewski, For The Pitt News November 8, 2021
There are multiple museums in the Pittsburgh area that students, faculty and staff can enjoy for free with a valid Pitt ID.
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