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Goodies galore: Pitt group gives to low-income children

By Meagan Hart / Staff Writer

March 30, 2015

A group of Pitt students hosted a party that included goodie bags, but the guests didn’t take a single one home. On Monday night, Pitt’s chapter of the Food Recovery Heroes hosted a “Birthday Bags Challenge” during which volunteers filled bags with party supplies like cake mix, frosting, balloons...

It’s complicated: Pitt discusses teacher-student relationships

By Emma Solak / Staff Writer

March 25, 2015

A Pitt student walks into a bar. A Pitt professor walks into the same bar. The two have never met, and after a few drinks, he invites her out for dinner. It sounds like the start to a bad joke, but under Pitt policy, this romantic invitation is completely acceptable.Last month, Harvard implemented a n...

Chancellor Gallagher at SGB

Chancellor Gallagher at SGB

By Jeff Ahearn / Assistant Visual Editor

March 25, 2015

Nutrition Event

Nutrition Event

By Alyson Derrick / Staff Photographer

March 25, 2015

PublicSource Heroin Panel

PublicSource Heroin Panel

By Emily Klenk / For The Pitt News

March 25, 2015

Students snack, learn at nutrition event

Students snack, learn at nutrition event

By Jessica Iacullo / Staff Writer

March 25, 2015

Learning about nutrition has its perks: free food. More than 600 people attended the Pitt Student Dietetic Association’s annual Spring into Nutrition event on Tuesday, March 24, from noon to 4 p.m., to learn about the different slices of nutrition and health. The association featured 24 tables sho...

Panel discusses rise in heroin-related deaths

Panel discusses rise in heroin-related deaths

By Gabriel Naccarato / For The Pitt News

March 25, 2015

Pennsylvania is facing a “public health and criminal justice crisis,” David Hickton, the U.S. attorney for Western Pennsylvania, said, stemming from a rise in heroin use.On Tuesday night, PublicSource, a Pennsylvania-based news agency, brought together a team of five members of law enforcement, ...

SGB, Chancellor push for real food

SGB, Chancellor push for real food

By Abbey Reighard / Assistant News Editor

March 25, 2015

The Student Government Board traded in its usual free fare of popcorn and slushies for some “real food” at its Tuesday night meeting.Before the Board started its weekly public meeting, members of the Real Food Challenge presented Chancellor Patrick Gallagher with a pledge outlining Pitt’s comm...

Bellefield Presbyterian Church

Bellefield Presbyterian Church

By Jeff Ahearn / Assistant Visual Editor

March 17, 2015

Hot yoga

Hot yoga

By TNS

March 17, 2015

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