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Q&A with acclaimed author, Pitt professor Anjali Sachdeva

Q&A with acclaimed author, Pitt professor Anjali Sachdeva

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Staff Writer

August 20, 2018

To learn more about “All the Names They Used for God” and the author behind it, The Pitt News Gillot spoke with Sachdeva about her history and the creation of her acclaimed debut work.

‘Dandy Andy’ tour takes a look at Warhol’s queer history

‘Dandy Andy’ tour takes a look at Warhol’s queer history

By Jon Kunitsky, Staff Writer

August 20, 2018

The tour differs from regular museum tours by allowing visitors to learn more about Warhol’s boyfriends, his life as a gay man in New York City and how his art was subsequently influenced by the men in his life and the queer community.

Iranian, Finnish and Philippine rooms coming to the Cathedral

Iranian, Finnish and Philippine rooms coming to the Cathedral

By Sarah Shearer, Assistant News Editor

August 20, 2018

Three new nationality rooms are set to open their doors in 2019 – rooms representing Iranian, Finnish and Philippine heritage.

Campus ‘Goatscapers’ help the environment, look cute

Campus ‘Goatscapers’ help the environment, look cute

By Maggie Durwald, Senior Columnist

August 20, 2018

While the 12 goats the University employed seems like only one small step in the ambitious Pitt Sustainability Plan, it has had a big effect.

ICYMI: Summer News Recap

By Grant Burgman, News Editor

August 20, 2018

There's been a lot of news to keep up with this summer. Here are some of the biggest events of the summer in Pittsburgh so you're up to date when you get back to campus. 

Experienced roster bodes well for Pitt football

Experienced roster bodes well for Pitt football

By Trent Leonard, Senior Staff Writer

August 20, 2018

Despite an unsuccessful season last year, the Panthers are ready to turn things around with an experienced group of returning players, including 18 seniors.

Pitt Equestrian Club doesn’t horse around

Pitt Equestrian Club doesn’t horse around

By Joanna Li, Senior Staff Writer

August 20, 2018

Members of Pitts' equestrian team travels from Oakland to Allison Park once a week to hone their skills – then perform with a horse they've never met.

State should step up to address rising tuition

State should step up to address rising tuition

By Janine Faust, Opinions Editor

August 20, 2018

Pennsylvania colleges have some of the highest average tuition rates in the country. But instead of taking action to address the roots of the state’s student debt crisis, the state responded by introducing a new program that encourages families to prepare for when they fall victim to it.

Oakland Employees Discuss Work After Dark

Oakland Employees Discuss Work After Dark

By Rose Luder | Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

Antoon’s co-owner Mike Abraham had one thing to say about his late-night shifts as a pizza maker. “Too many drunk students,” Abraham said. Abraham, a 46-year-old from Oakland, has run the popular pizza shop with his brother for the last 20 years. Like many employees around Oakland, Abraha...

GALLERY: Retro Oakland: taking a look at Oakland’s past

GALLERY: Retro Oakland: taking a look at Oakland’s past

By The Pitt News Staff

May 29, 2017

From the Great Fire of 1845 that destroyed all of Pitt’s buildings to the demolition of Forbes Field to the 2017 removal of asbestos in the Hillman Library, Pitt has had a tumultuous past. And as Pitt students, it’s important we know about the university we attend — to know that our school used to...

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