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Pitt vs. PSU

Pitt vs. PSU
September 10, 2014

Pitt is a hotspot for international students, report shows

September 10, 2014

Pitt is known to express its diversity. Take the iconic Cathedral of Learning, which has 30 nationality rooms created to celebrate cultures around the world. According to a 2014 Global Cities Initiative...

Students choose PSU over Pitt

Students choose PSU over Pitt
September 10, 2014

In the ongoing fight for dominance of Pennsylvania college pride, Pitt may be falling behind Penn State.A study published earlier this year by Parchment, a company that accepts online submissions of college...

Board proposes elections code revisions

September 9, 2014

While some students contemplate the idea of running for Student Government Board, the current members of Student Government are changing the rules. At last night’s public meeting, Elections Committee...

Manicure with a mission: College students develop nail polish to detect date rape drugs

September 9, 2014

Most women have heard the warnings: “Don’t take drinks from strangers,” or “Don’t leave your drink unattended at a party.” Now, a new product may inspire an additional piece of advice: “Don’t...

Pitt students dig deep for generous tips

September 8, 2014

If you want your fellow diners to like you, here’s a tip: leave a tip. Spoon University, a cooking and dining website for college students, recently ranked Pitt seventh in having the highest tip percentage...

Students collaborate, build new University art exhibit

September 8, 2014

Imagine the risk.“Eight months before an opening, we have a title, and that’s all,” Drew Armstrong said. But the gamble paid off, and fourteen students put together a new exhibition that is on display...

The women’s restroom on the third floor of the Cathedral of Learning

The women's restroom on the third floor of the Cathedral of Learning
September 8, 2014

A Pitt custodian said a call comes in to clean up the "Potter stall" about every two weeks.

The stall that lived

The stall that lived
September 8, 2014

One lightning scar, one trio of best friends and most significantly, one story spawned one bathroom stall that embodies all the magic. The Harry Potter fan base is one of the largest around the world,...

Parking tickets

Parking tickets
September 7, 2014

The Pittsburgh Parking Authority issued more than 16,400 tickets in the first six months of 2014.

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