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Grad student Heather Tomko fights for accessibility in Pittsburgh

Grad student Heather Tomko fights for accessibility in Pittsburgh

By Ashton Crawley, Staff Writer

12:07 am

For grad student Heather Tomko, the fight for accessibility comes down to daily tasks, such as getting coffee, that can be impossible for some with disabilities.

Halal Pitt food cart opens again after reinspection

Halal Pitt food cart opens again after reinspection

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

November 18, 2019

An Allegheny County Health Department inspector cleared the halal food cart to reopen one day after it was ordered to close.

How Market Thanksgiving comes together

How Market Thanksgiving comes together

By Rebecca Johnson, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

Annual planning for Market Thanksgiving means finding distributors who can provide enough food — 2,000 pounds of turkey, 40 cases of sweet potatoes and 30 cases of mashed potatoes to be exact.

Live from Pitt Studios … it’s UPTV

Live from Pitt Studios … it’s UPTV

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

The station broadcasted a number of new clips from the station’s other shows on the Petersen Events Center’s jumbotron during the first ever UPTV Live event Sunday.

3 Greek life orgs face updated Pitt sanctions

3 Greek life orgs face updated Pitt sanctions

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

November 17, 2019

The University updated sanctions and closed investigations for three Greek life organizations Friday.

Pitt student’s trial set for late January

Pitt student’s trial set for late January

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

November 17, 2019

Pitt student Ethan Kozak will face a non-jury trial on Jan. 29, 2020, for three criminal counts.

Second lady of Pennsylvania Gisele Fetterman leads Homewood Community Cafe

Second lady of Pennsylvania Gisele Fetterman leads Homewood Community Cafe

By Jessica Steinberg, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

As an immigrant who married the mayor of Braddock — now Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman — and went on to start numerous organizations to help out those who are facing need or injustice, Fetterman has no shortage of stories to tell.

Police blotter: Nov. 7-13

Police blotter: Nov. 7-13

By News Editors

November 15, 2019

Thursday, Nov. 7, 11:10 a.m. A faculty member reported being the victim of a scam at the Cathedral of Learning.

Title IX holds town hall in wake of campus climate survey results

Title IX holds town hall in wake of campus climate survey results

By Jade Chang, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Title IX coordinator Katie Pope discussed the results of the Association of American Universities Pitt campus climate survey during a town hall on Thursday, fielding questions from an audience of about 30 people about her office’s mission.

Halal Pitt food cart ordered to close after health inspection

Halal Pitt food cart ordered to close after health inspection

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

November 14, 2019

The Halal Pitt cart, which is not affiliated with the University, was placed on red placard status after it received nine violations during an ACHD inspection.

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