The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Attendees gather on Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park during Saturday’s “March for Our Lives” rally.

‘Change must come’: Rally calls for gun control in light of recent mass shootings

By John Blair, Senior Staff Photographer June 15, 2022
Around 250 people gathered on Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park on Saturday for the 2022 Pittsburgh March For Our Lives rally.
The Cathedral of Learning and William Pitt Union on campus.

New loading zones bring efficiency to Pittsburgh

By Khushi Rai, Staff Writer June 14, 2022
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, on-demand deliveries, transportation network companies and food deliveries have seen a vast spike in popularity.
Monday’s Oakland Crossings meeting over Zoom.

Councilman, Oakland residents discuss Oakland Crossing bill amendments

By Pamela Smith, Contributing Editor June 14, 2022
To Zoe Lardas, an Oakland resident, Walnut Capital’s Oakland Crossing development plan is not clear enough for residents of the neighborhood.

Pitt’s COVID-19 community risk shifts to medium, masks now optional indoors

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor June 11, 2022
Pitt officials said Friday that the CDC has moved COVID-19 Community Levels from high to medium in Allegheny County.
Speaker series discusses racial justice, African American voting rights

Speaker series discusses racial justice, African American voting rights

By Bella Markovitz, Staff Writer June 8, 2022
Despite being in the midst of a murder trial, keynote speaker Bakari Sellers put his defense attorney duties on pause for an hour to speak at the “Our Voice Our Vote” webinar.
Pittsburgh reacts to uncertainty of Roe v. Wade, leaked Supreme Court draft

Pittsburgh reacts to uncertainty of Roe v. Wade, leaked Supreme Court draft

By Kendall Swift, Staff Writer June 7, 2022
As news of the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion spreads across the country, the Pittsburgh community is one of many reacting to the possibility of Roe v. Wade being overturned.
Student Government Board condemns recent mass shootings, calls for increased gun control measures

Student Government Board condemns recent mass shootings, calls for increased gun control measures

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor June 2, 2022
The Student Government Board released a statement on Wednesday condemning recent mass shootings across the U.S.
The Cathedral of Learning and William Pitt Union on campus.

Pitt professors provide aid to struggling Ukranians

By Samantha Salz, Staff Writer June 1, 2022
As the war in Ukraine rages on, millions of civilians are being left to grapple with trauma and severe distress without access to proper mental health care, according to Carmen Andreescu.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Pitt to compete for $10 billion in military health contracts

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor May 31, 2022
The University will compete against 55 other organizations for as much as $10 billion in contracts from the Department of Defense in order to develop healthcare innovations to benefit both wounded warriors and civilians over the next five years.
Gene Anderson, new dean of Pitt’s business school.

Eugene Anderson named new dean of business school

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor May 31, 2022
The University named Eugene Anderson as the new Henry E. Haller Jr. Dean to lead the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration on Thursday.
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