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The Pitt News

Cars parked on a street in Oakland.

Faculty, students complain about decade-long parking waitlist, lack of available spots on campus

By Madilyn Cianci, Staff Writer November 16, 2022
Amid the closing of more University parking every year, permit applicants are waiting over 13 years for a spot.
Brian Kennedy, a candidate campaign volunteer, wears his I voted sticker beside his American flag pin as he greets voters outside a polling location on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Evans City, Pa.

Fetterman, Shapiro and other Democrats win local midterm elections

By Punya Bhasin, Rebecca Johnson, and Donata Massimiani November 9, 2022
Democrats John Fetterman, Josh Shapiro, Summer Lee and Dan Frankel won the race for U.S. Senate, governor, U.S. House of Representatives and Pennsylvania House of Representatives, respectively.
State Rep. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny.

Q&A: Dan Frankel talks abortion, Pitt’s in-state tuition discount ahead of Tuesday’s midterms

By Rebecca Johnson, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2022
The Pitt News sat down with state Rep. Dan Frankel, who is running to retain his seat in Tuesday’s midterms, to discuss his policy platforms that impact Pitt students and other state races.

VIDEO: Bernie Sanders encourages young people to vote in midterm elections at Pitt rally

November 7, 2022
At a Sunday rally in Schenley Plaza, Sen. Bernie Sanders urged young people to vote in Tuesday’s midterm elections. He said it’s important people vote for candidates who will protect abortion access and fight for free college tuition at public universities.
Bernie Sanders speaks to a crowd gathered in Schenley Plaza Sunday afternoon.

Bernie Sanders talks free college, women’s rights at Sunday rally on Pitt’s campus

By Punya Bhasin, News Editor November 6, 2022
Sen. Bernie Sanders took the stage at Schenley Plaza Sunday to encourage young Pittsburghers to vote in Tuesday’s midterm elections. However, his speech was cut short due to heavy rain.
Former president Barack Obama is hugged by supporters after speaking at a rally for Democratic senate candidate John Fetterman in Schenley Plaza Saturday afternoon.

Photos: Fetterman, Obama rally in Schenley Plaza

By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor November 5, 2022
More than 6,000 people gathered in Schenley Plaza Saturday morning for a rally with Senate candidate John Fetterman, former President Barack Obama and others.
Pitt’s solar farm under-construction near Pittsburgh International Airport.

Gaucho Solar project to replace 18% of Pitt’s electricity with clean, renewable energy

By Elle Kenney, Staff Writer November 4, 2022
Pitt and Vesper Energy partnered to create the Gaucho Solar project, which entails building a 68-acre solar farm near the Pittsburgh International Airport.
Dental assistant students treat a patient.

Pitt’s dental assistant program addresses healthcare professional shortage

By Elizabeth Primrose, Senior Staff Writer November 1, 2022
The School of Dental Medicine received funding to train dental assistants through a 14-month paid apprenticeship program. Six dental assistant students, who have yet to be selected, will start in January.
Students listen to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Shapiro speak in the William Pitt Union on Oct. 27, an event co-organized by the Pitt College Democrats and Pitt Students for Shapiro.

Pitt’s College Democrats feel ‘confident’ as midterms approach, flock to pro-choice candidates

By Trevor Weinstock, Staff Writer November 1, 2022
Pitt’s College Democrats are working with other clubs to spread the word about democratic candidates in the midterm elections. In the past month, Arvind Venkat, Summer Lee and Josh Shapiro have spoken at events for the organization.
American flags decorate the lawn of Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum on Fifth Avenue.

Soldiers & Sailors fills lawn with flags to honor veterans

By Madilyn Cianci, Staff Writer October 31, 2022
While Soldiers & Sailors started selling flags in October, the nearly 100 flags will continue waving throughout November in honor of Veterans Day on Nov. 11.
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