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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

Members of the Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center during the Mini Powwow in Schenley Plaza on Wednesday.

‘Our diversity is our strength’: Pitt partners with a local Native American organization to bring a powwow to campus

By Ore Fawole, Staff Writer September 21, 2023

Students walking along Forbes Avenue on Wednesday afternoon heard the echoes of music from the powwow in Schenley Plaza. The Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center (COTRAIC) held the event in conjunction...

Members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives attend a session at the State Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., on Thursday, June 29, 2023.

The battle for in-state tuition, explained

By Spencer Levering, Senior Staff Writer September 19, 2023
Before Pennsylvania lawmakers adjourned for their summer break this year, they failed to pass a bill that would provide select universities, including Pitt, with hundreds of millions of dollars in funding. This article offers a look into the history, process and people behind this bill.
The Spanish Harlem Orchestra performs during the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival on Saturday at Highmark Stadium.

‘It’s ours to spread and to make new’: Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival showcases a harmonious fusion of artists at Highmark Stadium

By Nada Abdulaziz, Staff Writer September 18, 2023

As people passed Highmark Stadium on a stroll by the Monongahela River, a soothing and enchanting melody hung in the air –– the unmistakable sound of jazz. The Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival...

Model Austin D. Patterson wears a cropped hoodie, a denim skirt, and black boots by designer Bradford Mumpower on Friday during Pittsburgh Fashion Week.

‘As a creative, there are no rules’: Pittsburgh Fashion Week showcases looks from Pittsburgh designers

By Maya Valletta, Staff Writer September 17, 2023

Sparkles, velvet and an array of silhouettes hit the runway in a display of artistry from Pittsburgh’s fashion community at the Pittsburgh Fashion Week runway show. The event boasted eight fashion designers...

‘Country roads, take me home’: Pitt football falls flat in Backyard Brawl, loses to West Virginia 17-6

‘Country roads, take me home’: Pitt football falls flat in Backyard Brawl, loses to West Virginia 17-6

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor September 17, 2023

At the start of the fourth quarter of the Backyard Brawl on Friday night, a tune familiar to Pitt fans began to play at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia. As Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond...

Roc the Panther amid a crowd of football fans at the game against the Cincinnati Bearcats at Acrisure Stadium on Sept. 9, 2023.

Feature | Fans, officials and former players reflect on the history of the Backyard Brawl

By Mason Carter , Staff Writer September 15, 2023

With the Backyard Brawl returning with a bang last year, Panthers fans can only hope to see  something similar this Saturday in Morgantown. New fans and players will get to experience the intense battles...

A panic button in the back of a classroom in the Cathedral of Learning.

Panic buttons installed in hundreds of classrooms across campus

By Kelly McPoyle, Staff Writer September 14, 2023

The installation of panic buttons in some classrooms is a “step in the right direction” to improving safety measures on campus, according to Sydney Greenway. “I just hope that that’s not the...

Players pile on each other during the Backyard Brawl on Thursday September 1st, 2022.

Preview | Pitt football prepares for Backyard Brawl against West Virginia

By Brian Sherry, Staff Writer September 12, 2023

Pitt football’s 27-21 loss to Cincinnati last Saturday disappointed many Panthers fans, leaving many wondering how the program should proceed. From calls to replace redshirt senior quarterback Phil Jurkovec...

The exterior of Starbucks in Amos Hall on Fifth Avenue.

Amos Hall Starbucks baristas strike in response to ‘mismanagement’

By Bella Markovitz, Staff Writer September 11, 2023
The baristas at the Amos Hall Starbucks knew that August 24 would be especially busy, as it was both move-in day for Amos Hall and the launch of Starbucks’ fall menu. That’s exactly why they chose that day to strike.
The Cathedral of Learning.

‘A beautiful opportunity’: Pitt Seed Grant recipients discuss future of programs

By Anna Kuntz, Staff Writer September 10, 2023

First-year students are at a higher risk of experiencing sexual misconduct within their first semester at Pitt, making education and research integral pieces of sexual violence prevention, according to...

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