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Students, community members march for peace and positivity

The protest was peaceful, with no arrests and little drama aside from loud chanting of
November 17, 2016

Pitt students and community members held homemade signs high into the air above the Cathedral lawn –– “Erase hate,” “We all come together,” “If you’re not outraged, you’re not paying...

Waking up Wednesday: Shock, fear for some

Kyleen Considine | Staff Photographer
November 10, 2016

Students woke up Wednesday morning to a soggy, gray day. Some of them were Donald Trump supporters, now the President-elect. But the gloomy weather seemed appropriate for others — many of whom protested...

Donald Trump wins presidential election

Trump was two hours late to the rally so he spoke briefly. “We have the greatest movement in the history of this country,” Trump said.
November 9, 2016

It was announced shortly before 3 a.m. Wednesday morning that reality T.V. star and real estate mogul Donald Trump will be the next President of the United States. In the local races, Republican Pat...

An election season in review

November 8, 2016

An election season in reviewThe Pitt News staffNov. 8, 2016The Pitt News has covered the 2016 election from the very beginning, when the Republican party still boasted a lengthy list of potential candidates...

Hillary Clinton rallies at Pitt day before voting starts

Hillary Clinton made four campaign stops the day before voting began. | Dagmar Seppala | Staff Photographer
November 8, 2016

With the towering Cathedral of Learning and a massive American flag as her backdrop, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton got the final word at Pitt Monday, capping off a campaign season that’s...

Clinton visits Great Hall at Heinz Field

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton campaigned at Heinz Field on Friday. Stephen Caruso | Senior Staff Photographer
November 4, 2016

Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Famers Mel Blount and Franco Harris showed support for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in the Great Hall at Heinz Field on Friday. With only four more...

A Guide to the Allegheny County ballot

November 3, 2016

A Guide to the Allegheny County ballotHere’s what to expect at the polls in Allegheny County:U.S. Presidential CandidatesHillary Clinton and Tim Kaine (D)Clinton served as New York’s first female senator...

College votes down, parties cater to millennials

Danah Bialoruski | Layout Editor
November 3, 2016

To campaign for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, President Barack Obama did something no other president has done before: he snapped. Obama made a five-minute Snapchat video Monday on...

Hang-ups and door slams: The life of a campaign worker

Arnaud Armstrong, a political science major, has been engaged in the political circus since he was barely older than a toddler. John Hamilton | Senior Staff Photographer
November 3, 2016

When Arnaud Armstrong, a Pitt junior, makes phone calls for Republican local and state candidates, he’s often on more than one phone at once. The student campaigner even knows a woman who can handle...

Casting ballots from afar

Miranda Bridgwater used Twitter and her family to keep up with the election while studying abroad in Florence, Italy. | Courtesy of Miranda Bridgewater
November 3, 2016

Of about 25,000 Pitt students that are eligible to vote in this election, 74 percent might not be voting at the polls if they registered with their permanent address. Although students can register...

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