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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

Zach Layhew, a Pittsburgh Glass Center artist-in-residence, works on the shape of a glass bottle.

Pittsburgh Glass Center encourages creativity in experts and novices alike

By Katelyn Kruszewski, Staff Writer March 14, 2022
Pittsburgh Glass Center, located in the City’s Friendship neighborhood, is a nonprofit public-access education center that includes an art gallery, glass studio and creative community center. The center offers classes and workshops, among other opportunities.
Two Pitt Dance Marathon miracle kids and two Pitt students on stage at the Pitt Dance Marathon’s Fashion Show Wednesday night.

Miracle kids strut the runway, PDM fundraises for Children’s Hospital

By Renee Dubaich, Staff Writer March 4, 2022
Kids dressed in superhero and princess costumes and accessorized with light up crowns were the stars at the Pitt Dance Marthon's fashion show on Wednesday.
Nicholas Braun playing Greg Hirsch, left, and Matthew Macfadyen playing Tom Wambsgans  in season 3, episode 4 of “Succession.”

Staff Picks | TV Workplaces

By The Pitt News Staff March 2, 2022
Whether you’re watching a work-themed comedy like “Parks and Recreation” or the dramas of a multi-billion work empire like “Succession,” you can take comfort in the fact that your workplace is probably not so dramatic — at least we hope so.
Abby Batkhan, a barista and Pitt student, stands with a cup of coffee in the Amos Starbucks.

‘Really liked the action’: Student baristas talk coffee

By Julia DiPietro, Staff Writer March 2, 2022
Around Oakland, there’s a place on practically every corner to grab a cup before classes — Dunkin, Starbucks, Divvy Coffee & Buns, Saxbys and more. And the baristas who whip up your drink are, more often than not, fellow Pitt students.
Zach Hartman, a computer engineering and classics major, nationality room tour guide and the Quo Vadis president in the Cathedral of Learning’s Polish nationality room on Monday.

Nationality Room tour guides gain cultural, educational experience

By Jessica McKenzie, Senior Staff Writer March 2, 2022
Zach Hartman, a senior computer engineering and classics major, said he attended nationality room tour guide training sessions during his first year at Pitt, where he discovered his love for learning about the cultures the rooms represent.
Barbie Ferreira playing Kat Hernandez, left, and Alex Demie playing Maddy Perez in season 2, episode 7 of “Euphoria.”

Review | ‘Euphoria’ season two: ‘It could be worse. It could be boring.’

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor February 28, 2022
Culture editor Diana Velasquez argues that despite the various missteps in the second season of “Euphoria,” writer Sam Levinson has kept the series entertaining and engaging.
Olivia Ivatts, junior sociology major and assistant station manager, left, and Elizabeth Sidelnikov, junior engineering major and student engineer, at WPTS Radio during the 24-hour winter marathon from Friday to Saturday.

Inside WPTS Radio’s 24-hour broadcast

By Patrick Swain, Staff Writer February 28, 2022
WPTS Radio, Pitt’s student-operated radio station, broadcasts from the William Pitt Union and transmits from the top of the Cathedral of Learning. The staff hunkers down each year to broadcast for 24 hours for their annual winter marathon.
Benjamin Asciutto, junior film and business major.

Student filmmaker Ben Asciutto highlights his hometown in documentary film “Next Stop”

By Patrick Swain, Staff Writer February 24, 2022
Ben Asciutto, a junior film and business major, grew up in Leonia, New Jersey, an idyllic suburb of 9,000 people – and when the pandemic hit he immediately knew he wanted to make a documentary about its effects.
A Pitt student works in Hillman’s Open Lab Room behind 3D printed objects.

Open Lab opens doors for new skills for Pitt students to cultivate

By Gabriella Garvin, Staff Writer February 24, 2022
Whether it’s the need for a last minute Christmas gift, a special school project or a few hours to relax in a virtual reality — the Open Lab is equipped to help students with endeavors.
Four glasses of wine.

Staff Picks | Wine night movies

By The Pitt News Staff February 23, 2022
What’s better than date night? Sitting in a blanket fort with your friends, passing a bottle of wine back and forth while you sob or cheer over a late-night movie. Here are some recommendations from our staff:
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