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Get in line for online wine: PA alcohol sales move online

Get in line for online wine: PA alcohol sales move online

By Martha Layne, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

Across Pennsylvania, state-run Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores have switched to online-only sales after a few weeks of closing both online and physical orders.

Construction at Pitt health care facility to resume

Construction at Pitt health care facility to resume

By Jon Moss, News Editor

April 8, 2020

Construction will resume at a new Pitt health care facility on Centre Avenue, the University said Wednesday.

Pitt cancels all fall study abroad programming as pandemic continues

Pitt cancels all fall study abroad programming as pandemic continues

By Jon Moss, News Editor

April 8, 2020

Pitt is cancelling all fall and full-year study abroad and study away programs in 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Wednesday email from a top University official.

Pitt to host spring commencement online

Pitt to host spring commencement online

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Assistant News Editor

April 8, 2020

Pitt announced Wednesday that spring commencement will move online this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

SGB announces approval of new allocations chair Aboli Kesbhat

SGB announces approval of new allocations chair Aboli Kesbhat

By Anushay Chaudhry, Staff Writer

April 7, 2020

Student Government Board President Zechariah Brown kicked off the Tuesday night public meeting by announcing the newly appointed SGB allocations committee chair for the 2020-21 academic year, Aboli Kesbhat.

Pittsburgh buildings light up in support of front-line pandemic workers

Pittsburgh buildings light up in support of front-line pandemic workers

By Jon Moss, News Editor

April 7, 2020

Buildings across the City lit up Tuesday evening at 8 p.m. as part of the Illumination Ovation event, a show of support for front-line workers in the fight against the pandemic.

Oakland businesses adjust to social distancing order

Oakland businesses adjust to social distancing order

By Ashton Crawley, Senior Staff Writer

April 7, 2020

After Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s order on March 19 to temporarily close all nonessential businesses and limit restaurants to takeout or delivery, Oakland businesses are adjusting in multiple ways.

Pitt construction halted under governor’s order

Pitt construction halted under governor’s order

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

April 5, 2020

As businesses shutter across Pennsylvania in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the roaring sounds of construction normally heard across Pitt have gone silent as well.

Student emergency fund to begin notifying applicants

Student emergency fund to begin notifying applicants

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Assistant News Editor

April 3, 2020

The Student Emergency Assistance Fund allows undergraduate, graduate and professional students in need of emergency financial assistance to apply for a grant from the fund to cover such expenses.

Bonner, McCarthy address student concerns in virtual town hall

Bonner, McCarthy address student concerns in virtual town hall

By Ashton Crawley, Senior Staff Writer

April 2, 2020

Dean of Students Kenyon Bonner and Vice Provost of Undergraduate Studies Joe McCarthy held a virtual town hall Thursday to address various questions regarding student concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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