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

Student Government Board works to improve undergraduate student experience

Student Government Board works to improve undergraduate student experience

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer August 3, 2022
Student Government Board President Danielle Floyd said she hopes to create more “meaningful pathways” for students to engage with SGB during the upcoming school year.
Acrisure Stadium, formerly called Heinz Field, in North Shore.

ESPN’s College Gameday to hold show in Pittsburgh ahead of Backyard Brawl

By Dalton Coppola, Sports Editor July 21, 2022
Pitt announced on Thursday that ESPN’s well known College Gameday show will host its weekly show in Pittsburgh ahead of the Backyard Brawl. This is the first time College Gameday will host its show in Pittsburgh since 2005.
Acrisure Stadium, formerly called Heinz Field, in North Shore.

Acrisure Insurance buys naming rights to Steelers, Pitt venue on North Shore

By Dalton Coppola, Sports Editor July 12, 2022
Pitt football will no longer play its home games at Heinz Field. The longstanding partnership between Heinz and the Pittsburgh Steelers came to an end this week when the Steelers announced that the naming rights to the stadium now belong to Acrisure Insurance. Pitt has shared the venue with the Steelers since its opening in 2001.
The Cathedral of Learning seen from Schenley Plaza.

Pa. House passes Pitt’s $151 million appropriation under separate bill, concerns over fetal tissue research persist

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor July 7, 2022
Pitt will receive its $151 million state appropriation after much deliberation in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
The Cathedral of Learning seen from Schenley Plaza.

PA House Republicans say Pitt must stop fetal tissue research to receive tuition appropriations

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor June 28, 2022
Pennsylvania House Republicans amended the state’s appropriation bill for state-related universities on Monday, saying Pitt must stop fetal tissue research in order to receive its $151 million appropriation from the state.
A protestor carries a sign that reads Bans Off Our Bodies outside of the City Council Building in Downtown at Fridays Womens March.

“Need to fight back”: Pittsburgh rally speaks out against the Supreme Court overruling of Roe v. Wade

By Allison Radziwon and Bella Markovitz June 25, 2022
The Supreme Court overturned the landmark court ruling of Roe v. Wade on Friday, removing constitutional protections for abortions.
Rex Orange County performs at Stage AE on Tuesday.

Rex Orange County’s First Time At Stage AE Is More Than ‘Worth It’ For Sold-Out Crowd

By Serena Garcia, Staff Writer June 24, 2022
In the 90-degree June heat, thousands of fans crowded into the pit of Stage AE to see the one and only Rex Orange County. Sweat clinging to their skin, fans rushed to the steel barricade to get a closer look at the indie singer. 
Friday’s public meeting hosted by the Student Affairs Committee and the Board of Trustees.

Student Affairs Committee, Kenyon Bonner talk student fee changes, new campus recreation and wellness center facility

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor June 21, 2022
To Kenyon Bonner, the vice provost of student affairs, “transparency” about costs is important not only in running the University, but also in building the new campus recreation and wellness center.
Attendees gather on Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park during Saturday’s “March for Our Lives” rally.

‘Change must come’: Rally calls for gun control in light of recent mass shootings

By John Blair, Senior Staff Photographer June 15, 2022
Around 250 people gathered on Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park on Saturday for the 2022 Pittsburgh March For Our Lives rally.
Pittsburgh Pride returns with Billy Porter, calls for more LGBTQIA+ advocacy

Pittsburgh Pride returns with Billy Porter, calls for more LGBTQIA+ advocacy

By John Blair, Senior Staff Photographer June 8, 2022
Tens of thousands of people gathered in front of the City-County building for the Pittsburgh Pride Revolution March and Parade on Saturday morning.
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