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Vice Provost Kenyon Bonner speaks about communication between the University and students at an SGB Town Hall in Nordy’s Place on Tuesday, Nov. 13th, 2018.

Kenyon Bonner to step down as vice provost for student affairs in December

By Ryleigh Lord, News Editor November 7, 2023
Kenyon Bonner, vice provost for student affairs, is stepping down from his position and leaving the University in December after almost two decades at Pitt.
A sign welcomes event participants to Local History Day at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in Oakland on Nov. 4.

Local History Day showcases Pittsburgh’s past

By Andrew McLaughlin, Staff Writer November 7, 2023
The Carnegie Library in Oakland paid tribute to Pittsburgh history on November 4th.
A “kidnapped” poster for a young baby sits at the head of a staged shabbat table in Schenley Plaza this weekend to raise awareness for the Israeli hostage crisis in Gaza.

Shabbat table display set up to honor hostages in Gaza

By Adrienne Cahillane, Senior Staff Writer November 7, 2023

Over the weekend, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh set up empty Shabbat tables in Schenley Plaza to honor the estimated 240 victims held captive in Gaza.  Each place setting, adorned with...

Who students are voting for in the 2023 PA general election

Who students are voting for in the 2023 PA general election

By Marissa Kelley, Staff Writer November 5, 2023

Caleb Buzard said voting is the most important and efficient way for students to make a difference in their community.  “As young people, we can be boxed out from places of power, and that can create...

A depiction of email phishing.

Pitt IT implements new measures to prevent phishing attacks

By Punya Bhasin, Assistant News Editor November 5, 2023
In light of a recent barrage of phishing and scam emails sent to student and faculty accounts, Pitt IT is implementing new security measures to help curb the problem.
Police Blotter: Oct. 25 - Oct. 31

Police Blotter: Oct. 25 – Oct. 31

By News Editors November 3, 2023
Pitt police reported underage drinking, bicycle theft and more in this week’s crime log.
A vial of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine next to empty syringes.

Pitt, UPMC receive national grant to treat long COVID

By Ryleigh Lord, News Editor November 3, 2023
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services granted Pitt and UPMC a $1 million-per-year grant to study long COVID treatments for the next five years.
James OKeefe speaking with attendees at the 2018 Student Action Summit hosted by Turning Point USA at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Pitt’s chapter of Turning Point spends $25,000 to bring James O’Keefe to campus

By Spencer Levering, Senior Staff Writer November 3, 2023

Liliana Orozco, president of Turning Point USA at Pitt, said the $25,000 allocated to the organization from Student Government Board will go “completely” toward paying James O’Keefe. Money that...

A close up of Native American traditional regalia at the Mini Powwow in Schenley Plaza on Wednesday, Sept. 20.

Native American history remains present throughout Pitt’s campus

By Emma Hannan, Staff Writer November 2, 2023

Throughout Pittsburgh’s plentiful history of steel mills, bridges and factories, one piece of history that is often overlooked is the city’s Native Americans origins.  According to Michael Sague,...

The Barco Law Building at the University of Pittsburgh.

Applied Improv for Lawyers course takes novel approach to teaching future lawyers

By Anna Kuntz, Staff Writer November 2, 2023

Third-year law student Emma Ryan felt excited to take Applied Improv for Lawyers with Professor Ben Bratman after hearing it would combine her passion for theatre with her goal of becoming a lawyer.  “The...

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