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Community speaks out against Mercy Hospital expansion

By Kieran Mclean, Staff Writer | July 18, 2018

A group of community members gathered Tuesday to urge the Pittsburgh City Council require UPMC enter a community benefits agreement.

Two men file suit against Pitt, G-Door and Michael Rosfeld

Pitt received $4.4 million more from Pennsylvania than in 2017. “The vast majority of in-state students” will not face a tuition increase, according to Chancellor Gallagher. Out-of-state, engineering and graduate students face an increase.

Pitt is investing in change this summer, beginning with projects from professors at the University. The first-ever Pitt Seed Project awarded a total of...

Pitt students will soon have the opportunity to fit their big ideas into one space — a workplace that will harbor the tools and resources they need to...

Board of Trustees unanimously votes to rename Parran Hall

By Christian Snyder and Janine Faust | The Pitt News Staff
July 11, 2018

After a long campaign of ballots, petitions, special committees and a recommendation from the chancellor, the main building for Pitt’s Graduate School of Public Health will no longer be named after Thomas Parran Jr., a former Pitt dean who presided over the infamous and racist Tuskegee and Guatemala syphilis experiments during his time as U.S. surgeon general. Pitt’s Board of Trustees, a governing...

By Brittany Zortman | For the Pitt News
July 11, 2018

By Samuel Weber | Staff Writer
June 27, 2018

By Christian Snyder and Grant Burgman | The Pitt News Staff
June 25, 2018

By Christian Snyder | Editor-in-Chief
June 20, 2018

Community groups call for city to release Amazon bid

By Kieran Mclean | For The Pitt News

Members of nine community groups gathered at City Hall Thursday morning in front of a sky-blue banner declaring “The City of Pittsburgh Welcomes You.” The crowd demanded that the City release the conditions...

Michael Rosfeld charged with homicide in Antwon Rose killing

By Christian Snyder | Editor-in-chief

Michael Rosfeld, the 30-year-old East Pittsburgh police officer from Penn Hills who fatally shot 17-year-old Antwon Rose on June 19, has been charged with one count of criminal homicide, according to court...

GALLERY: The Week in Antwon Rose Protests

By TPN Staff

June 21, 2018  Early Afternoon—Protesters gathered outside the Allegheny County Courthouse in the second major protest against police brutality after Antwon Rose Jr's death on June 19, 2018. Rose...

Get to Know Your Government: Introducing SGB

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer

Most students can’t speak one-on-one with administration to discuss issues most important to them or muster up enough support from the student body to get administration’s attention. This is where...

SGB President Maggie Kennedy is ready for the year ahead

By Grant Burgman | News Editor

Maggie Kennedy has hardly had a chance to relax since winning Pitt’s Student Government Board election in February. Kennedy, a senior political science and communication rhetoric double major at Pitt,...

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