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The cast of Evil Dead: The Musical perform on stage.

PMT’s ‘Evil Dead: The Musical,’ successfully revived again

By Toni Jackson, Staff Writer October 2, 2022
At Pittsburgh Musical Theater’s production of “Evil Dead: The Musical,” many audience members come dressed in all white, hoping that the blood splatter sprayed at them from the stage will serve as a momento.
An art exhibit to fundraise for hurricane Fiona relief in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic held in Frick Fine Arts on Wednesday.

‘Art has power, students have power’: Puerto Rican students fundraise for Hurricane Fiona relief at art exhibition

By Renee Dubaich, Staff Writer October 2, 2022
Student-made drawings, paintings, photography and more filled the cloister in the Frick Fine Arts Building Friday night. Three Pitt students organized the exhibition to fundraise following the disastrous effects of Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico.
Music journalists Will Hermes and Amanda Petrusich talk music and artistry during Q&A

Music journalists Will Hermes and Amanda Petrusich talk music and artistry during Q&A

By Shreya Singh, Staff Writer September 30, 2022
Will Hermes, an acclaimed music journalist for “The Rolling Stone,” participated in a music journalism Q&A on Zoom Thursday night as a part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series, a program dedicated to bringing notable writers to Pitt’s campus.
A showing of Rehana Maryam Noor in the auditorium of Alumni Hall as part of the Screenshot Asia film festival on Wednesday.

Screenshot Asia film festival showcases Asian stories on screen

By Patrick Swain, Staff Writer September 29, 2022
Screenshot Asia is a project led by Pitt’s Asian Studies Center and Film and Media Studies program that highlights Asian culture through cinema. The festival, which takes place from Sept. 28 to Oct. 2, offers Pitt students free tickets to screenings of a collection of Asian films.
Lucas Connell, a sophomore computer engineering major, sells clothing at a vendor event.

Lucas Connell: The student behind Elcon Threads

By Serena Garcia, Staff Writer September 28, 2022
Elcon Threads is a student-run business that sells vintage Pitt gear. Lucas Connell, a sophomore computer engineering major, founded the business in July 2021 via Instagram.
Angie Cruz, a Pitt English professor, stands in her office in 2020.

Pitt English professor’s new novel highlights the power of storytelling

By Gabriella Garvin, Staff Writer September 27, 2022
Angie Cruz, a Pitt English professor, released “How Not To Drown In A Glass of Water” on Sept. 13. The story follows Cara Romero in a series of monologues as she navigates life during her mid-50s through 12 weeks of sessions with a job advisor.
Pitt alumna Alyssa Makowski graduated in December 2021 with a biology degree and minors in chemistry and Spanish.

Q&A: Pitt graduate who attends new international medical school

By Toni Jackson, Staff Writer September 26, 2022
Though going abroad for medical school may seem daunting, Pitt alumna Alyssa Makowski said it was the greatest leap of faith she’s ever taken.
The main entrance to the Carnegie Museum of Art on Forbes Avenue on Friday during the opening of the Carnegie International.

‘Is it morning for you yet?’: The 58th Carnegie International presents historical, recent works from global artists

By Aoqin Yan, Staff Writer September 25, 2022
When it comes to greetings in the Mayan Kaqchikel culture, people prefer the expression “Is it morning for you yet?” instead of “good morning.” As the title of the 58th Carnegie International, it represents the idea that all humans are related.
This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Florence Pugh, left, and Harry Styles in a scene from Dont Worry Darling.

Review | ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ — it was a movie

By Jacob Mraz, Staff Writer September 25, 2022
The problem with “Don't Worry Darling” isn’t its actors or behind-the-scenes controversies, but its poor direction and lackluster finish.
University Library System offers a look into George A. Romero’s unproduced young adult screenplays

University Library System offers a look into George A. Romero’s unproduced young adult screenplays

By Toni Jackson, Staff Writer September 23, 2022
Pitt’s University Library System hosted a remote seminar on Zoom titled “​​Youthful Frights: Exploring George A. Romero’s Young Adult Horror” on Tuesday. Rubin co-hosted the event with Gray O’Reilly, a senior film and media studies major.
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