The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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

Campus reopens as Pitt police report ‘critical incident’ at Central Catholic is unfounded

Campus reopens as Pitt police report ‘critical incident’ at Central Catholic is ‘unfounded’

By Alexandra Ross and Rebecca Johnson 10:50 am
Pitt police reopened campus and have determined that a "critical incident" at Central Catholic High School is "unfounded." Police locked down campus for about half an hour Wednesday morning, telling people to avoid the area.
Che Nwabuko at the Indoor Track and Field ACC Championships on Feb. 24.

With world-class speed, first-year Che Nwabuko looks to leave his mark on both Pitt football and track

By Alex Porter, Staff Writer March 28, 2023
For first-year Che Nwabuko, balance is everything. Nwabuko is a dual-sport athlete, playing both football and track and field for Pitt. But with Nwabuko’s work ethic, balancing two sports and college academics isn’t too challenging.
Riley Gaines speaks in the O’Hara Ballroom on Monday evening.

‘Spiritual warfare’: Riley Gaines speaks against trans women in women’s sports at on-campus event

By Alexandra Ross, Assistant News Editor March 28, 2023
The fight to exclude trans women from women’s sports is “spiritual warfare” and an issue of “moral versus evil,” Riley Gaines said at an on-campus event Monday night.
A band member sings and plays the piano during the Pitt Tonight Benefit Concert celebrating women’s empowerment month Saturday on the Cathedral of Learning lawn.

‘Love On the Lawn’ benefit concert celebrates Women’s History Month, Pitt Pride Week

By Amy Zhang, For The Pitt News March 26, 2023
Sponsored by the College of General Studies Student Governance Board and organized by Pitt Tonight, “Love on the Lawn” celebrated the end of Pitt’s Pride Week and Women’s History Month, offering live music in a variety of genres.
A protester speaks into a megaphone at a protest against the University for allowing Cabot Phillips and other anti-trans speakers to hold events on campus.

‘Not going anywhere’: Pitt students protest ‘anti-trans’ event with Cabot Phillips

By Punya Bhasin, News Editor March 25, 2023
About 300 students, faculty and community members protested outside the Cathedral of Learning Friday, chanting “transphobes have got to go” before an event featuring conservative commentator Cabot Phillips started later that evening.
Dylan Mulvaney waves off stage at a Rainbow Alliance and Pitt Program Council event in the William Pitt Union on Wednesday.

Dylan Mulvaney talks transition journey, life online in sold out Rainbow Alliance, PPC event

By Julia DiPietro, Staff Writer March 24, 2023
Dylan Mulvaney, a trans actress and content creator, joined Rainbow Alliance and Pitt Program Council for a Q&A lecture in the William Pitt Union on Wednesday night to kick off Pride Week events.
Pitt’s CoVax Vaccination Center located at the bottom of Nordenberg Hall.

Pitt Vaccination and Health Hub offers new vaccinations, employee health services

By Madison Dean, Senior Staff Writer March 22, 2023
The Pitt Vaccination and Health Connection Hub will offer new adult vaccinations such as pneumococcal, tetanus and shingles vaccines starting this week. The Hub will also continue to provide COVID-19 vaccines, boosters and flu shots.
Phat Nguyen (left), bartender and owner of Phat’s in South Oakland.

Ruling Oakland’s bar scene with good vibes, teamwork: Phat Nguyen wins ‘Best Bartender’

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor March 21, 2023
Phat Nguyen, one of Phat’s Bar’s owners and its namesake, won “Best Bartender” after students voted in The Pitt News’ annual “Best Of” survey.
Two students from the College Democrats and College Republicans debate in the William Pitt Union Monday night.

College Democrats, Republicans debate abortion, drag bans and health care

By Alexandra Ross, Assistant News Editor March 21, 2023
One of the most contentious issues at a debate between Pitt’s College Republicans and College Democrats on Monday night came when College Republicans vice president Joshua Minsky and College Democrats president Amanda Thornton debated whether abortion is a human right.
SGB election candidates during the “Meet the Candidates” event on Feb. 16.

Your Guide to the 2023 SGB Elections

By James Paul, Staff Writer March 19, 2023
Polls will open Tuesday at 8 a.m. for the 2023 Student Government Board elections. Two slates and four independent candidates are vying for one presidential position and eight seats on the board.
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