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Students seek short-term parking solutions on campus

By Jesseca Muslin / Staff Writer

December 4, 2014

When Mike Green received his third parking ticket for parking his car while he worked out, he decided something needed to be done. Green, a sophomore majoring in psychology and sociology, lives on Parkview Avenue and doesn’t have time between classes and extracurricular activities to make the long h...

Die-in protest

Die-in protest

By Joelle Smith / Social Media Editor

December 4, 2014

Roughly 100 students gathered on Towers patio for a die-in protest against police brutality Thursday afternoon.

A city in solidarity: Anti-police brutality protests continue Thursday

A city in solidarity: Anti-police brutality protests continue Thursday

By Harrison Kaminsky / Assistant News Editor

December 4, 2014

Protests on Pitt’s campus continued Thursday afternoon, as students gathered in Towers lobby to organize a die-in to raise awareness for those who have died in police-related incidents.At 12:45 p.m., students trailed from Towers lobby to the Fifth Avenue side of Towers patio. They then laid down on the...

University administrators receive salary hikes

By Dale Shoemaker / Staff Writer

December 4, 2014

Seven University officers have been approved for raises between 3.7 and 7 percent after the Compensation Committee of the Board of Trustees reviewed and approved the recommendations at a meeting Tuesday morning. The recommendations were made by former Chancellor Mark Nordenberg before he left office and current Chancellor Patrick...

Sabra or Asmar? Quick Zone offers both

Sabra or Asmar? Quick Zone offers both

By Harrison Kaminsky / Assistant News Editor

November 24, 2014

Forget pitas, hummus with a side of politics

Forget pitas, hummus with a side of politics

By Lauren Rosenblatt / Staff Writer

November 24, 2014

The University will now offer an alternative hummus option on campus, one it hopes won’t leave a bitter taste for Pitt’s Students for Justice in Palestine.As part of the Boycott Divestment and Sanction (BDS) Movement, which the internationally-based Palestinian Civil Society organized, the student...

Dunn and Keeler honored

Dunn and Keeler honored

By Courtesy of William Dunn and John T.S. Keeler

November 20, 2014

Pittsburgh is LGBTQ-friendly

Pittsburgh is LGBTQ-friendly

By Aby Briner / Staff Illustrator

November 20, 2014

Pitt faculty honored

Pitt faculty honored

By Lauren Wilson / For The Pitt News

November 20, 2014

Very little of what students learn in the classroom may apply to real-life campaigning, at least according to Pitt political science professor William Dunn.Dunn is one of this year’s National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) fellows and a former policy analyst and speechwriter for Ronald Re...

Lazy days: Southern hospitality rules at Dixie schools

By Emma Solak / Staff Writer

November 16, 2014

Colleges across the country are diving into new recreational facilities — literally. While Pitt offers four on-campus fitness centers — Trees Hall, Baierl Student Recreation Center, Bellefield Hall and the newly renovated third floor of the William Pitt Union — universities south of Pennsylvania...

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