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Bates Street vape shop vandalized, Pitt student charged

Bates Street vape shop vandalized, Pitt student charged

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

September 16, 2019

A Pitt student has been charged with burglary and aggravated assault after he allegedly threw a skateboard through the window of a vape shop on Bates Street early Sunday morning.

“Send Silence Packing” exhibit seeks to raise suicide awareness

“Send Silence Packing” exhibit seeks to raise suicide awareness

By Carolyn Brodie, For The Pitt News

September 15, 2019

More than 1,000 backpacks were spread across the Cathedral lawn on Friday to bring awareness to the lives of college students lost to suicide.

Pitt exploring plans for hotel and conference center next to University Club

Pitt exploring plans for hotel and conference center next to University Club

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

September 15, 2019

Up ahead in the distance on Fifth Avenue, Pitt students may soon look up and see a shimmering light — a University-owed hotel and conference center may soon come to sit across from Litchfield Towers.

Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off with celebration of Latinx culture

Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off with celebration of Latinx culture

By Jade Chang, For The Pitt News

September 15, 2019

On the William Pitt Union lawn, two girls with bottles of red, green, yellow, white and black face paint carefully brushed a Mexican flag onto a male Pitt student’s cheek as they tried to keep from laughing. Others bobbed their heads to Spanish pop music playing on the speakers.

State Rep. Dan Frankel hosts gun policy hearing in WPU

State Rep. Dan Frankel hosts gun policy hearing in WPU

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer

September 14, 2019

Friday’s meeting, attended by about 20 members of the public, centered on HB1075, a bill that seeks to establish a process for obtaining ERPOs.

Man charged after attempting to film men in Pitt bathrooms

Man charged after attempting to film men in Pitt bathrooms

By Janine Faust and Emily Wolfe

September 12, 2019

A 23-year-old man was charged on two counts last week after being accused of filming multiple men in bathroom stalls in Lawrence Hall, Posvar Hall and the Cathedral of Learning in April.

Hillman pilots late-night campus escorts

Hillman pilots late-night campus escorts

By Jessica Steinberg, For The Pitt News

September 12, 2019

After an incident outside of Ruskin Hall in early 2019, the University has introduce security personnel to walk students to their dorms or shuttle stops.

Up all night: Working at Starbucks at 3 a.m.

Up all night: Working at Starbucks at 3 a.m.

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

A total of three people — two sitting together and one studying by themselves — are in the Fifth Avenue Starbucks.

SGB provides update on student org task force

SGB provides update on student org task force

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

At its second public meeting of the year Tuesday night, Student Government Board provided an update on a recently announced student task force, as well as several new upcoming initiatives.

Passing the memory of 9/11 to a new generation

Passing the memory of 9/11 to a new generation

By Martha Layne, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

Pitt's class of 2023 is likely the last class to have most students born before the 9/11 terror attacks.

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