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Police Blotter: Oct. 18 - Oct. 24

Police Blotter: Oct. 18 – Oct. 24

By News Editors October 27, 2022
Pitt police reported fondling incidents, harassment and more in this week’s crime log.
I Voted stickers at an early voting location Thursday, June 23, 2022, in Oklahoma City.

‘A small thing we can do’: Students plan to vote for first time in midterms

By Elizabeth Primrose, Senior Staff Writer October 26, 2022
Molly Guy, a sophomore psychology major, said she is planning to vote in-person on Nov. 8 in Pennsylvania for Josh Shapiro and John Fetterman.
Brothers of Italys Giorgia Meloni speaks during the center-right coalition closing rally in Rome on Thursday.

‘None of this exists in a vacuum’: Pitt community reacts to Italian right-wing political developments

By Ryleigh Lord, Staff Writer October 26, 2022
Pitt students and professors emphasize that international politics are interconnected and people around the world should pay attention to world politics, in the wake of Italy’s parliamentary elections that placed Giorgia Meloni in power.
A view of the Cathedral of Learning.

Pitt says there’s no public safety threat at the Cathedral of Learning from person on rooftop area

By Betul Tuncer, Managing Editor October 26, 2022
Pitt spokesperson Jared Stonesifer said there’s no safety threat and no reported or observable weapons in regards to student reports of someone on the rooftop area of the 4th floor of the Cathedral of Learning.
Democratic Senate candidate, Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, left, and Republican Senate candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz, right.

Personal attacks, Tinder references and fracking: Pitt students react to Fetterman-Oz debate

By Donata Massimiani, Senior Staff Writer October 26, 2022
Pitt students had mixed feelings about the candidates’ performances at the Pennsylvania senate debate. Even though more students agreed with Democrat John Fetterman’s policies, some thought Republican Mehmet Oz had compelling answers.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordy’s Place Tuesday night.

SGB discusses sexual violence prevention committee at weekly meeting

By Pamela Smith, Contributing Editor October 25, 2022
In the wake of a recently reported sexual assault in the Cathedral of Learning, Student Government Board announced plans for a committee dedicated to preventing future assaults on campus.
Jack-o-Lanterns.

‘That’s just my ghost’: Pitt ghost stories feature University history, folklore

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor October 25, 2022
According to Matthew Swayne, author of “Paranormal Pitt,” experiences with ghosts often occur on college campuses because much of the population is in a transitional period of life.
A Pennsylvania voter registration form.

Some voter registration groups report harassment on campus, others say they’ve had only positive interactions

By James Paul, Staff Writer October 25, 2022
Chris Langer found the anarchy symbol spray-painted onto an electrical box on the corner of Forbes Avenue and Schenley Drive on Oct. 14. Langer, who’s canvassed on that corner for the past two months, said it’s the result of “anti-vote harassment.”
A plate of breakfast foods at The Eatery.

‘Injustice’: Students with dietary restrictions criticize lack of options at Pitt dining halls

By James Paul, Staff Writer October 25, 2022
When Reilly Schaefer felt her neck getting itchy, she knew she was having an allergic reaction. Schaefer is allergic to coconuts, mushrooms and avocados, and she thinks unclear labeling on coconut yogurt in The Eatery caused the reaction last month.
Members of Pitt’s Muslim Student Association at a charity week fundraiser by the William Pitt Union on Monday.

‘Only united do we win:’ Pitt MSA hosts its second annual Charity Week

By Khushi Rai, Staff Writer October 24, 2022
Pitt’s Muslim Student Association is hosting its annual Charity Week this week to raise funds for countries and orphans in need. Pitt raised $12,000 last year, raising the third-highest amount in the nation compared to other MSA organizations.
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