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Institutional Master Plan draft details the Oakland of the future

Institutional Master Plan draft details the Oakland of the future

By Natalie Frank, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

The University released a draft of its Institutional Master Plan on Oct. 15, with proposed campus improvements to be rolled out over the next 10 to 25 years.

Experts’ tips for tenants: Read your lease, know your rights

Experts’ tips for tenants: Read your lease, know your rights

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Pitt’s Student Government Board hosted the first of two tenant workshop panels Tuesday evening in the William Pitt Union.

Less than 10 students commented on SGB’s SORC proposals

Less than 10 students commented on SGB’s SORC proposals

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Student Government President Zechariah Brown said less than 10 students have voiced input about the board’s proposed ways to resolve the looming problem posed by updated Student Organization Resource Center naming guidelines.

Pitt researcher helps discover smallest known black hole

Pitt researcher helps discover smallest known black hole

By Alexander Hanna, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Pitt professor Carlos Badenes co-authored a new paper about the discovery of the smallest known black hole.

Man flees Bruegger’s after attempted robbery

Man flees Bruegger’s after attempted robbery

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

November 12, 2019

Police are seeking a suspect responsible for an attempted burglary of Bruegger’s Bagels on Forbes Avenue Monday afternoon, according to a crime alert issued to Pitt students the same evening.

Holocaust survivor reflects one year after Tree of Life massacre

Holocaust survivor reflects one year after Tree of Life massacre

By Rebecca Johnson, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Shulamit Bastacky, a Squirrel Hill resident and Holocaust survivor, said she was touched when she saw her photograph on the Cathedral of Learning’s lawn as part of the “Lest We Forget” exhibit.

Homewood community engagement center celebrates one-year anniversary

Homewood community engagement center celebrates one-year anniversary

By Martha Layne, Staff Writer

November 10, 2019

On October 18, the University's Community Engagement Center in Homewood celebrated one year since its opening. In this year, 4,500 community members participated in 660 programs.

An ‘unwanting’ feeling: Investigation ongoing into two slurs against black first-year student

An ‘unwanting’ feeling: Investigation ongoing into two slurs against black first-year student

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

November 7, 2019

After returning from a Tyler, The Creator rap concert in the early hours of Sept. 25, Jamal Johnson just wanted to get ready for bed.

Pitt study: Gifts from pharma lead to more opioid prescriptions

Pitt study: Gifts from pharma lead to more opioid prescriptions

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

November 7, 2019

A new Pitt Public Health study found a connection between the gifts physicians receive from pharmaceutical companies and the amount of opioids they prescribe.

SGB announces more than 1,000 signatures on gun violence prevention letter

SGB announces more than 1,000 signatures on gun violence prevention letter

By Nicole Marzzacco, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Student Government Board provided updates on several ongoing initiatives at their meeting Tuesday night.

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