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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

Throw away the key: Pittsburgh couples lock love

Throw away the key: Pittsburgh couples lock love

When Terry Boring first noticed the misfit assortment of locks lining Schenley Park Bridge, he assumed the ever-expanding metal maze was an art project.  But after a stroll across the bridge with his...

Pitt grad leverages pageant crown to spread personal message

Pitt grad leverages pageant crown to spread personal message

By Cristina Holtzer / News editor May 28, 2014

Valerie Gatto gets everything a college girl would want for free: a stylist, a tanning package and a scholarship. She even met one of the stars of “Law & Order: SVU.”“But I’m not in college; I’m...

College of General studies moves to Posvar Hall

College of General studies moves to Posvar Hall

By Macie Ellis / Staff Writer May 27, 2014

Students in the College of General Studies will report to a new location for classes next semester.The College of General Studies is moving to the first floor of Posvar Hall. Sherry Miller Brown, director...

Science classrooms get a makeover

By Ilya Yashin / For The Pitt News May 27, 2014

David Nero is flipping a space this fall, but it isn’t a house. It’s his classroom, and it’s not in the way you’re thinking. Nero and other professors at Pitt are swapping the traditional sequence...

First same-sex marriages in Allegheny County bring new concerns

First same-sex marriages in Allegheny County bring new concerns

By Josh Ye / For The Pitt News May 27, 2014

For Lyndsey Sickler, the legalization of same-sex marriage encourages younger LGBTQ people to feel more comfortable being themselves because they are entering “a world where their relationship and how...

Tom Wolf wins democratic nomination

Tom Wolf wins democratic nomination

Tom Wolf will run against Governor Tom Corbett in November after winning the democratic nomination for Pennsylvania governor on Tuesday.Wolf, Pennsylvania businessman and former Secretary of the Pennsylvania...

Education Department to investigate sexual assault on campus

By Conor McAteer / For The Pitt News May 20, 2014

While Pitt isn’t under federal investigation for Title IX violations, some other Pennsylvania universities are. .The U.S. Office for Civil Rights released a list of 55 colleges and universities, including...

Faster than a Ferrari: student-built car gears up for last race

Faster than a Ferrari: student-built car gears up for last race

By Brad Hanlon / For The Pitt News May 20, 2014

In three seconds, Jonathan Powers accelerated from zero to 50 mph. “It’s like a rocketship,” Powers said of the car’s takeoff. Powers, a junior mechanical engineering major, is a driver for the...

The Andy Warhol Museum celebrates 20 years

The Andy Warhol Museum celebrates 20 years

By Aileen Ryan / For The Pitt News May 13, 2014

Alyssa Ferguson’s own art has been inspired by Andy Warhol’s work.Ferguson, a junior majoring in digital media and studio art, has spent countless hours at the Andy Warhol Museum, but a new addition...

Centers for women encourage leadership, praise work

A disparity in leadership and wages between genders has fueled the establishment of centers that recognize women. Within the last month, Carlow University in Pittsburgh and the U.S. House of Representatives...

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