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Sen. Bob Casey gave a virtual lecture Monday titled “Disability Policy: Beyond the Pandemic” about the effects of COVID-19 on the disabled community, monitored by Chancellor Emeritus Mark Nordenberg.

‘We must do better’: Sen. Bob Casey talks disability policy and COVID-19

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer
Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., gave a virtual lecture Monday about the effects of COVID-19 on the disabled community, titled “Disability Policy: Beyond the Pandemic,” as part of the Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law & Public Policy.
The fallen tree limb on the Cathedral lawn Tuesday evening.

Falling tree limb strikes student on Cathedral lawn

By Natalie Frank, News Editor
A falling tree limb struck a student on the Fifth Avenue side of the Cathedral lawn Tuesday evening. University spokesperson David Seldin said the student was able to walk, but was taken to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital for examination.
A total of 7,053 dog tags were strung across the entrance to Soldiers & Sailors starting Sept. 2 and will be up through the end of the month. The dog tags represent American lives lost in the past two decades from conflict overseas after the 9/11 attacks.

Soldiers & Sailors honors lives lost since 9/11 with dog tag memorial

By Colm Slevin, Staff Writer
Soldiers & Sailors strung 7,053 dog tags across the entrance to the building, in an exhibit which started Sept. 2 and will be up through the end of the month.
Adam Garvin, a junior mechanical engineering major at Pitt, passed away Aug. 28 in a motorcycle accident on Route 366.

‘We were family’: Pitt student Adam Garvin remembered as a loving, caring friend

By Colm Slevin, Staff Writer
Katrina Taliani said Adam Garvin was the type of person who was comfortable around others and made friends easily. Garvin, a junior mechanical engineering major, passed away Aug. 28 in a motorcycle accident on Route 366.
Two students walk along the sidewalk adjacent to David Lawrence Hall.

Students offer mixed feelings about return to in-person classes

By Brandon Raglow, Staff Writer
When the University announced a two-week optional online period, many students reacted with trepidation over another semester online. Now, as that period comes to an end, students are experiencing a variety of feelings about mandatory in-person classes.
Photos: President Joe Biden visits Shanksville

Photos: President Joe Biden visits Shanksville

By Clare Sheedy, Senior Staff Photographer
President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden visited Shanksville, Pennsylvania on Saturday for the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said at Wednesday’s Senate Council meeting that unvaccinated students will be required to take weekly COVID tests, and a positive test will result in the inability to access campus buildings.

‘We have to be agile’’: Senate Council discusses COVID-19 guidelines, faculty union vote

By Millicent Watt, Assistant News Editor
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Thursday that Pitt’s new COVID-19 testing program for the academic year is estimated to cost between $20 and $50 million in order to test unvaccinated students weekly, starting on Monday.
Pitt administrators spoke at a virtual town hall meeting on Wednesday, answering student questions and concerns about COVID-19 regulations for the fall semester and fully in-person classes, which start on Monday.

Pitt administrators talk COVID-19 regulations during first fall town hall

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer
Top Pitt administrators spoke at a virtual town hall meeting on Wednesday, answering student questions and concerns about COVID-19 regulations for the fall semester and fully in-person classes, which start on Monday.
The Swanson School of Engineering hosted its annual blood drive at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall auditorium on Tuesday in partnership with Vitalant, a nonprofit blood donation organization.

Swanson School of Engineering continues blood drive series to support shortages

By Donata Massimiani, For The Pitt News
The Swanson School of Engineering hosted its annual blood drive at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall on Tuesday in partnership with Vitalant, a nonprofit blood donation organization that supplies blood to nearly 900 hospitals across the United States.
Police Blotter: Sept. 2 - Sept. 9

Police Blotter: Sept. 2 – Sept. 9

Three liquor law violations, a toaster oven fire and theft in this week’s police blotter
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