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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

An advertisement for a Pitt Global Studies Center event with guest speaker Leilani Farha for  Pitt’s Fair Housing Month initiatives

‘Housing is a human right’: Lecture highlights global housing issues, displacement

By Trevor Weinstock, For The Pitt News April 7, 2022
For Leilani Farha, a Canadian housing advocate, addressing housing issues is an essential part of human rights advocacy.
The Oakland Planning and Development Corp. held a meeting with the Oakland Business Improvement District and the City of Pittsburgh Department of City Planning on March 21.

OPDC talks new recreation and wellness facility, building renovations

By Allison Radziwon, Senior Staff Writer April 7, 2022
The Oakland Planning and Development Corporation held a meeting on Mar. 21 to discuss the proposed construction of a new recreation and wellness facility, renovations for the William Pitt Union patio and renovations to the exterior of Langley Hall.
Police Blotter: March 31 - April 6

Police Blotter: March 31 – April 6

By News Editors April 7, 2022
Pitt police reported aggravated assault, criminal mischief and liquor law violations in this week’s police blotter.
Amy Raslevich (left), a PhD candidate for Health Services Research and Policy in Pitt’s School of Public Health.

Pitt PhD candidate invited to White House for advocacy work

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer April 7, 2022
When Amy Raslevich answered a FaceTime call on March 23, she had no idea former President Barack Obama would be on the other end.
Members of Ruckus outside the Cathedral of Learning.

‘Letting go and having fun’: Ruckus brings improv comedy to Pitt

By Samantha Salz, Staff Writer April 7, 2022
Christopher Matthews, a member of Pitt’s Ruckus improv comedy troupe, said the group makes the art of improv accessible to anyone.
According to a recent CMRO email, COVID-19 cases on campus are “mild and low in number.”

Pitt adds 56 new COVID-19 cases since March 30

By Martha Layne, News Editor April 7, 2022
Pitt officials said Thursday that 44 students and 12 employees tested positive for COVID-19 from March 30 to April 5.
Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at the February 2019 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher to step down in summer 2023

By Martha Layne and Jon Moss April 7, 2022
Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher will step down from his position in summer 2023, the University announced Thursday morning.
The Twentieth Century Club building, located at 4201 Bigelow Blvd., across Parkman Avenue from the Chevron Science Center.

Pitt has no finalized plans for historic Twentieth Century Club

By Kendall Swift, Staff Writer April 6, 2022
Pitt purchased the Twentieth Century Club building in March 2020 for $4.95 million. A University spokesperson said Pitt intends “to preserve it in this historic district,” but hasn’t decided on any concrete plans for the building.
Kathryn Lavelle (left) and Steve Schurr, representatives from Pitt Eats, speak at Student Government Board’s weekly meeting in Nordys Place on Tuesday night.

SGB hosts Pitt Eats reps, discusses Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer April 6, 2022
Representatives from Pitt Dining made an appearance at SGB’s Tuesday evening meeting for a Q&A, where the team addressed concerns about meal plans and shared future dining plans.
Oakland Avenue in Oakland.

Oakland Plan nearing adoption as official City policy

By Jack Troy, Senior Staff Writer April 5, 2022
The Oakland Plan, touted by the City as a vision for a more livable, accessible and equitable neighborhood, is nearing the end of its journey toward adoption as official City policy.
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