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Student-run PR firm attracts Amazon, Adobe

Student-run PR firm attracts Amazon, Adobe

By Charlotte Pearse, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

Campus-based PR firm Panther Relations started by doing work for student organizations. Now, they have big-name clients like Amazon, Moe's and Adobe.

Death of Pitt student confirmed

By Janine Faust, Editor-in-chief

November 19, 2019

Pitt student Yahya Lodi died unexpectedly this weekend, according to the Allegheny County Communications Director Amie Downs. Lodi, a 19-year-old sophomore biological sciences major, had been transported from Tech Street in Oakland to a hospital by medics, according to Pittsburgh Public Safety spokesp...

Grad student Heather Tomko fights for accessibility in Pittsburgh

Grad student Heather Tomko fights for accessibility in Pittsburgh

By Ashton Crawley, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

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.

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