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

The Andy Warhol Museum’s “Dandy Andy” tour focuses on Warhol’s identity as a gay man in relation to the gay rights movement in the United States. (Photo courtesy of Andy Warhol, Small Acetate (Self-Portrait in Drag), 1980, © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.)

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

The Philippine nationality room is currently under construction on the third floor of the Cathedral has a dedication date set for June 2019. (Photo by Jon Kunitsky | Staff Photographer)

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

The goats frequently take breaks from eating to lie down and watch passersby. (Photo by Jon Kunitsky | Staff Photographer)

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

Panther Pitt fans cheer for the team at a home game against UNC in November 2017. (TPN file photo)

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

Sophomore biology major Haley Maher competes at State College with her horse Perry.

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

(Illustration by Daniel Walsh | Staff Illustrator)

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.

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