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Friendsgiving feasts to light shows: A guide to Pittsburgh’s Thanksgiving activities

Friendsgiving feasts to light shows: A guide to Pittsburgh’s Thanksgiving activities

By Madilyn Cianci, Staff Writer November 14, 2022
The University prepares for Thanksgiving break with Pitt Eats Thank-Ful event, and offers services to students throughout the holiday — including bus rides home and mental health counseling.
A concept rendering of the planned Victory Heights Arena and Sports Performance Center.

Pitt plans to begin construction on $244 million Victory Heights project next year

By Punya Bhasin, News Editor November 14, 2022
Pitt’s Property and Facilities Committee officially approved on Thursday the $240 million Victory Heights project — a massive expansion to the University’s athletic facilities.
Thursday’s Senate Council meeting.

Senate Council talks IPA policy, sexual assault prevention

By Katie Cassidy, Senior Staff Writer November 11, 2022
Following the sexual assault incident in the Cathedral of Leading in October, Student Government Board President Danielle Floyd said SGB leaders have remained in active conversation about the topic.
From left, Dan Fisher, Army vet; Bart Womack, Pitt faculty and Army vet; and Shawn Ellies, Pitt staff and Army vet, at Wednesday’s Veterans Affinity group luncheon in the University Club.

‘Every step of the way’: Office of Veteran Services helps veteran students transition into civilian life

By James Paul, Staff Writer November 11, 2022
The office of veteran services is located in Posvar Hall and, according to Tim Wood, veteran and outreach coordinator, connects Pitts's more than 500 veteran students to financial resources, mental health counseling and other university services.
The Cathedral of Learning from Schenley Plaza.

Pitt students say youth vote boosted Democrats in midterm elections

By Alexandra Ross, Senior Staff Writer November 11, 2022
Some Pitt students believe high youth voter turnout may be the reason for Democratic victories in Pennsylvania. More than 31% of registered voters in Pittsburgh’s fourth ward — home to Pitt’s campus — voted on Tuesday.
Police Blotter: Nov. 3 - Nov. 8

Police Blotter: Nov. 3 – Nov. 8

By News Editors November 11, 2022
Pitt police reported underage drinking, harassment and more in this week’s crime log.
The lead singer of Kicked in the Head by a Horse performs at The Deli on Friday night in Oakland.

The Deli showcases Pittsburgh’s DIY band scene

By Elle Kenney, Staff Writer November 10, 2022
The Deli is owned by four Pitt students and every month they host two to four shows for local and touring bands. Admission is $5 and information about upcoming shows can be found on their Instagram.
The Cathedral of Learning and Litchfield Towers.

Experts say monkeypox is on the decline globally and in Allegheny County

By James Paul, Staff Writer November 10, 2022
An unnamed University spokesperson confirmed that there was a second student case of monkeypox on Nov. 1. This occurred amid a local and global decline in cases, as reported by the ACHD and the CDC.
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Pitt student founds nonprofit ‘Spread The Love Projects’ to help pediatric patients

By Khushi Rai, Staff Writer November 9, 2022
Emaad Khan said he believes many patients are more worried about their medical costs rather than their health.
feeble little horse, a Pittsburgh-based band.

Pittsburgh band feeble little horse discuss their performance at The Deli, signing to Saddle Creek and their upcoming tour

By Madilyn Cianci, Staff Writer November 9, 2022
Last month, feeble little horse performed at The Deli on Bates Street — their first house show in more than a year. Members of the venue prepared for a large turnout, but were surprised when people outside of Pittsburgh came to the show.
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