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

Students vote to change Board term lengths, Saturday finals

By Danielle Fox / Assistant News Editor October 13, 2014

Two Student Government Board referenda passed last week, aligning the Board’s term with the academic year and supporting a proposal to eliminate Saturday finals.Out of 1,348 students who voted on the...

Students create anonymous online application

By Danah Bialoruski / For The Pitt News October 9, 2014

Forget Facebook  —  students today crave online discussion with all the benefits of anonymity. Rachel Handewerk, a freshman nutrition and dietetics major at Pitt, said anonymity online may change...

Point Parks Playhouse to leave Oakland

Point Park’s Playhouse to leave Oakland

By Nerine Sivagnanam / Staff Writer October 9, 2014

In the coming years, Oakland may lose one of its oldest characters: the Pittsburgh Playhouse.The Pittsburgh Playhouse, the performance center for Point Park University students, is located on Craft Avenue...

Palestinian takeout on campus

Palestinian takeout on campus

By Nicole Gye / For The Pitt News October 8, 2014

Notes of support were left on the counter of Conflict Kitchen.

Feminism’s reach extends on campus

By Kat Prosachik / Staff Writer October 8, 2014

What do Beyoncé, Jennifer Lawrence and growing groups of Pitt students have in common?Hint: It’s not fame, celebrity or money. It’s their fight for women’s rights. Merriam-Webster defines feminism...

Conflict Kitchen takes heat for discussion panel

Conflict Kitchen takes heat for discussion panel

By Lauren Rosenblatt / Staff Writer October 8, 2014

Already one for consuming large portions of controversy, Schenley Plaza takeout restaurant Conflict Kitchen heard a mouthful of concerns from the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh and suffered the...

Pitt grads find life after college scary, rewarding

Pitt grads find life after college scary, rewarding

By Sabrina Romano / Staff Writer October 8, 2014

After four years of networking with Deloitte LLP, Olivia Domachowski will graduate from Pitt this spring, skip over the job search and land on track working with the company.“I will be going to private...

Student Government Board awaits student vote

Student Government Board awaits student vote

By Heather Tennant / Staff Photographer October 8, 2014

All students can vote through the MyPittPortal at midnight on Wednesday to express their opinions on Saturday final exams.

Board looks to eliminate Saturday finals with student vote

Board looks to eliminate Saturday finals with student vote

A Student Government Board referendum may eliminate Saturday finals if the Board can show student interest and negotiate with adminstrators. Students can vote on the referenda, which went live at midnight,...

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