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According to a petition, the houses at 3401-3421 Bates St. and 392 Coltart Ave. near Boulevard of the Allies are a “public nuisance” due to their dilapidated and uninhabited state.

Board committee approves Hillman renovations, new chilled water plant and off-campus property acquisitions

By Natalie Frank, News Editor June 17, 2021
The properties and facilities committee of Pitt’s Board of Trustees held a public meeting Thursday morning to approve several projects involving campus buildings. Pitt will also acquire a series of properties around Bates Street, Boulevard of the Allies and Zulema Street.
Pitt provides COVID-19 vaccine incentives, no plans for vaccine requirement

Pitt provides COVID-19 vaccine incentives, no plans for vaccine requirement

By Natalie Frank, News Editor June 17, 2021
Pitt students, faculty and staff who are vaccinated against COVID-19 are now eligible to receive prizes, including up to $2,500 in cash. The University added that there are no plans to require COVID-19 vaccinations to be on campus this fall.
Opinion | Code-switching is the talent no one talks about

Opinion | Code-switching is the talent no one talks about

By Ashanti McLaurin, For The Pitt News June 16, 2021
Being Black, especially in America, we are born with this talent, then taught how to use it — in the workplace, school and everyday life.
The movie adaptation of “In the Heights,” based on the Tony-winning musical written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, is a 2021 summer staple.

Review: ‘In the Heights’ is yet another knockout for Lin-Manuel Miranda

By Grace Hemcher, For The Pitt News June 15, 2021
The diverse character stories, grandiose flash mob style dance scenes and vibrant colors reminiscent of a warm summer night engulf the viewer from the very beginning of the movie.
The Pitt News Staff’s favorite LGBTQ+ characters to celebrate all year long.

Staff Picks: Our favorite LGBTQ+ fictional characters

By The Pitt News Staff June 9, 2021
Happy Pride Month! We celebrate our favorite LGBTQ+ characters all year long, and lean on them maybe more than we should for our sanity, but now in the spirit of June we’re bringing them to you to enjoy.
The Three Rivers Arts Festival returns for in-person activities spanning across the entire Cultural District this year, with art and food vendors at Point State Park.

Three Rivers Arts Festival brings live music, art and food back to the Cultural District

By Jessica McKenzie, For The Pitt News June 9, 2021
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust has returned with the Three Rivers Arts Festival for both in-person and virtual activity, offering ten days of free art displays and live music.
Mayor Bill Peduto spoke at a Thursday afternoon event in Schenley Plaza about gun control legislation pending in the state General Assembly.

Elected officials, community leaders push for gun control at Oakland event

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief June 3, 2021
Elected officials and community leaders joined together Thursday afternoon at Oakland’s Schenley Plaza to call on the Republican-led General Assembly to pass gun control legislation.
Eddie Glaude Jr. was the keynote speaker at a Wednesday event held by Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems in partnership with the African American Strategic Partnership.

‘Tell the truth’: Eddie Glaude speaks on racism at CRSP event

By Millicent Watt, Senior Staff Writer June 2, 2021
Eddie Glaude Jr., professor and chair of Princeton University’s African American studies department, was the keynote speaker at a Wednesday event held by Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems in partnership with the African American Strategic Partnership.
Argyle Studio held its grand opening last Thursday, offering Oakland a unique space for artistic retail. The pop-up shop represents the diversity of the Oakland community through a variety of products, including the creative work of over 30 local artists and vendors.

Local Pittsburgh artist studio opens on Forbes Avenue

By Jessica McKenzie, For The Pitt News June 2, 2021
Argyle Studio, a new pop-up artist’s shop in Oakland, came to fruition through the right-and-left-brain mother-daughter duo, Christine and Brigette Bethea. The pair envisioned Oakland’s newest retail space and brought it to life with a grand opening last Thursday.
Football coach Pat Narduzzi is the highest-paid non-officer employee at Pitt.

Narduzzi reported as highest-paid non-officer for fourth-straight year

By Natalie Frank, News Editor June 2, 2021
Pat Narduzzi leads Pitt’s newly released list of the 25 highest-paid non-officer positions for the fiscal year 2020. The list — which is required by Pennsylvania’s Right-To-Know Law — revealed Narduzzi tops the list at nearly $4.8 million.
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