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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Outside the Irish Design Center on Craig Street.

‘You don’t have to be Irish to love Ireland’: Irish Design Center celebrates Irish culture in Pittsburgh

By Elle Kenney, Staff Writer March 17, 2023
The Irish Design Center, located at 303 South Craig St., plays a significant role in helping people celebrate familial history even though they do not live in Ireland.
Police Blotter: March 1 - March 14

Police Blotter: March 1 – March 14

By News Editors March 16, 2023
Pitt police reported bicycle thefts, vaping pens and more in this week’s crime log.
Posvar Hall, which houses the Department of Africana Studies.

‘We are connected’: Pitt plans new Africana Studies Ph.D. program

By Khushi Rai, Staff Writer March 15, 2023
The Department of Africana Studies is accepting its first cohort of applicants for its new Ph.D. program, which is set to start this fall. The program allows its candidates to follow three concentrations — Race and Equity, Migration and Community Transformation, and Culture and Creative Production.
The Cathedral of Learning.

Pitt’s chancellor search remains behind closed doors

By Elizabeth Primrose, Senior Staff Writer March 15, 2023
After six months, the search committee for Pitt’s next chancellor has not provided any updates on the selection process to the Pitt community.
Members of Food Recovery Heroes pose for a photo in the Eatery Tuesday afternoon.

Pitt Food Recovery Heroes saves more than 1,500 pounds of food this semester

By Madison Dean, Staff Writer March 15, 2023
Food Recovery Heroes is a student-run organization that recovers food from Pitt dining locations weekly and donates meals to groups such as Pitt Pantry and Family House.
Attendees march Downtown during the Pittsburgh Pride Revolution March & Parade on Saturday, June 4.

PA House LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus condemns Pitt for ‘transphobic’ events

By Alexandra Ross, Assistant News Editor March 15, 2023
A wave of backlash against two upcoming “anti-trans” events at Pitt has reached Harrisburg. The Pennsylvania House LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus condemned Pitt and called for the events to be canceled.
Will Allison, a junior political science major, founder of the Students for Sara group.

Pitt students campaign, advocate for Sara Innamorato with ‘Students for Sara’ group

By Abby Lipold, Staff Writer March 15, 2023
The group “Students for Sara” is campaigning for Sara Innamorato, a progressive Democrat running for Allegheny County executive.
Adam Leibovich speaks in Posvar Hall.

Adam Leibovich gives first ‘vision talk’ for DSAS, CGS dean position

By Alexandra Ross, Assistant News Editor March 15, 2023
Adam Leibovich gave his “vision talk” on Wednesday morning as a candidate to become the new dean of the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and College of General Studies.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordy’s Place Tuesday night.

SGB denounces ‘anti-trans’ events, funds event with trans activist Dylan Mulvaney

By James Paul, Staff Writer March 15, 2023
SGB discussed the repercussions of the three upcoming events from conservative organizations and hosted public interviews for a vacant board position. They also addressed Rainbow Alliance’s event featuring trans actress and activist Dylan Mulvaney.
The Transgender Pride Flag flies on the Foreign Office building in London on Transgender Day of Remembrance, Nov. 20, 2017.

‘Putting students in danger’: Transgender students at Pitt share thoughts on upcoming ‘anti-trans’ events

By Punya Bhasin, News Editor March 14, 2023
In the wake of the upcoming “anti-trans” events scheduled to take place on Pitt’s campus, some transgender students are raising concerns over safety and say they are disappointed by a lack of support from the University.
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