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

Pitt Faculty Union votes to ratify first labor contract with university

By Abby Lipold, News Editor
May 16, 2024

After more than two years of negotiations with the University and nearly a decade of organizing, the Pitt Faculty Union has ratified a contract that will significantly increase pay for part-time and visiting...

By Spencer Levering, News Editor
May 3, 2024

A woman died after she was hit by a large cylindrical steel drum that rolled away from the construction site by the Petersen Events Center on May 3. The woman was walking with her colleagues when the...

Pitt faculty union reaches agreement with university administration 

By Abby Lipold, Assistant News Editor
April 28, 2024

Around 80 protestors from the Pitt Faculty Union and United Steelworkers gathered outside of the Cathedral of Learning on Tuesday to deliver a letter to Chancellor Joan Gabel with their demands. As of Wednesday, the University has reached an agreement with the union on their labor contract after three years of negotiations.  Pitt faculty union voted to organize with the United Steelworkers in the...

Turning Point USA speaker Kristan Hawkins draws protest

By Kyra McCague, Staff Writer
April 19, 2024

Kristan Hawkins, the president and founder of the anti-abortion group Students for Life of America, spoke to a group of fewer than 50 people at 7 p.m. on Wednesday night in the O’Hara Ballroom. Pitt’s chapter of Turning Point USA hosted Hawkins for the event titled, “No Abortions, No Exceptions,” which was the last stop on Hawkins’ speaking tour at seven different universities.  Outside,...

Student groups host reproductive health event in response to Turning Point USA speaker Kristan Hawkins

By Adrienne Cahillane, Senior Staff Writer 
April 19, 2024

While Kristan Hawkins was spreading “harmful rhetoric” about reproductive rights at the Turning Point USA event on Wednesday, according to Alexa Pierce, student organizations gathered in the Student Office of Sustainability to distribute information and resources and to educate students. “If you want to support survivors, you need to support all options and not just what is perceived as politically...

SGB hosts last meeting of the school year 
SGB reviews fall budgets, votes on resolution 
SGB hosts protestor rights town hall, introduces new resolution