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What you missed this summer: tuition hikes, union developments, Ethan Kozak

What you missed this summer: tuition hikes, union developments, Ethan Kozak

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

August 19, 2019

We’ve rounded up a few of the summer’s biggest headlines, in case you missed them.

Bruegger’s reopens after health department re-inspection

Bruegger’s reopens after health department re-inspection

By Erica Guthrie, Senior Staff Writer

August 15, 2019

Bruegger’s Bagel Bakery in Oakland has reopened for business on Tuesday, after it was ordered to close on Saturday by the Allegheny County Health Department.

Pitt outsources dorm WiFi, will charge for faster speeds

Pitt outsources dorm WiFi, will charge for faster speeds

By Jon Moss, News Editor

August 8, 2019

Pitt has outsourced WiFi services for all residence halls and University-owned housing units beginning this fall, and will charge students for faster speeds, according to an email sent Tuesday to students and a Thursday announcement on my.pitt.edu.

Chick-fil-A moving to upper campus, other dining changes start this fall

Chick-fil-A moving to upper campus, other dining changes start this fall

By Jon Moss, News Editor

August 8, 2019

Pitt Dining’s Chick-fil-A location has left the Cathedral Cafe, located in the basement of the Cathedral of Learning, and will reopen in the food court at the Petersen Events Center in January 2020.

Man arrested, charged after two attempted rapes

Man arrested, charged after two attempted rapes

By Jon Moss and Emily Wolfe

August 1, 2019

A 23-year-old man was charged with the attempted rape of two women in Oakland within the last three weeks.

Former Pitt researcher convicted of poisoning his wife seeks new trial

Former Pitt researcher convicted of poisoning his wife seeks new trial

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

July 31, 2019

A 70-year-old former Pitt neurology researcher serving life in prison for poisoning his wife in 2013 has filed a petition requesting a new trial.

Police officer faces trial after allegedly assaulting, harassing Pitt students

Police officer faces trial after allegedly assaulting, harassing Pitt students

By Jon Moss, News Editor

July 31, 2019

A 47-year-old white police officer will be on trial Thursday facing six criminal charges, including two counts each of simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct resulting from a previously unreported off-duty incident last October involving two unarmed black Pitt students.

Police respond to armed robbery on O’Hara Street

Police respond to armed robbery on O’Hara Street

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

July 30, 2019

Police are looking for a suspect who robbed a woman at gunpoint early Tuesday morning at the intersection of University Place and O’Hara Street.

Criminal complaint charges Pitt student with ethnic intimidation, making terroristic threats

Criminal complaint charges Pitt student with ethnic intimidation, making terroristic threats

By Jon Moss and Janine Faust

July 30, 2019

A rising junior political science major was accused on July 13 of one count each of ethnic intimidation, terroristic threats and harassment in a criminal complaint filed by a Mt. Lebanon police officer.

County judge overturns jury’s guilty verdict against ex-CMU student

County judge overturns jury’s guilty verdict against ex-CMU student

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

July 28, 2019

In a rare move, an Allegheny County judge has overturned the May jury verdict that convicted a former Carnegie Mellon University student of sexually assaulting a Pitt student.

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