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Students help make a difference across City

Students help make a difference across City

By Ashton Crawley, For The Pitt News

October 20, 2019

Instead of sleeping in, Gabrielle Fortier and about 40 other Pitt students were already up at 10 a.m. last Saturday, ready to volunteer at the Foster Love Project in Dormont.

Grad student announces campaign for state House of Representatives

Grad student announces campaign for state House of Representatives

By Ashton Crawley, For The Pitt News

October 8, 2019

Grad student and autism activist Jessica Benham is taking on the task of running for state house.

Student-organized exhibit honors Tree of Life massacre

Student-organized exhibit honors Tree of Life massacre

By Sarah Berg, For The Pitt News

October 6, 2019

An exhibit, titled “To Those Who Grasp It: Student Responses to October 27th” opened Sunday in the William Pitt Union’s Kimbo Gallery.

Marchers rally in Bloomfield for black women

Marchers rally in Bloomfield for black women

By Carolyn Brodie, For The Pitt News

October 6, 2019

About 100 protesters met at the intersection of Main Street and Penn Avenue in Bloomfield on Friday evening, fed up and demanding change.

Oakland resident announces independent City Council campaign

Oakland resident announces independent City Council campaign

By Erica Guthrie, Assistant News Editor

September 26, 2019

Oakland resident Jacob Nixon announced his independent campaign for City Council District 3 Wednesday.

More and more Asian, Asian American restaurants arrive in Oakland

More and more Asian, Asian American restaurants arrive in Oakland

By Emily Wen, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Since the start of summer, five Asian food businesses have opened or reopened in Oakland.

Cudd speaks at U.N.’s “Spotlight on Pittsburgh”

Cudd speaks at U.N.’s “Spotlight on Pittsburgh”

By Erica Guthrie, Assistant News Editor

September 23, 2019

Ann Cudd, Pitt's Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor, spoke about University initiatives at U.N.'s "Spotlight on Pittsburgh" in New York Monday.

Hundreds of Pittsburghers join massive global climate strike

Hundreds of Pittsburghers join massive global climate strike

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

No one knows exactly how many people participated in Friday’s worldwide climate strike, but it’s clear the number is in the millions. In Pittsburgh, the youth-led protest brought hundreds Downtown.

Pitt report: Quality of life for black residents worse in Pittsburgh than in other cities

Pitt report: Quality of life for black residents worse in Pittsburgh than in other cities

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

September 19, 2019

Pittsburgh has often been called one of the country’s “most livable cities.” But its relative “livability” might depend on whether or not you’re white.

New BRT plan picks up Soldiers and Sailors stop

New BRT plan picks up Soldiers and Sailors stop

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

September 19, 2019

Pittsburgh’s newest proposal for its planned Bus Rapid Transit system features a bus station outside of Soldiers and Sailors Hall.

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