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Oakland resident seeks to unseat City Council president

Oakland resident seeks to unseat City Council president

By Natalie Frank, For The Pitt News

October 22, 2019

Jacob Nixon announced his candidacy for the District 3 seat last month as an independent against Bruce Kraus.

Senate committee talks changes to upper campus, parking

Senate committee talks changes to upper campus, parking

By Vaibhav Gupta, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

Students heading to upper campus face a seemingly unending set of stairs — and not much else.

Pitt pauses testing of Starship robots due to safety concerns

Pitt pauses testing of Starship robots due to safety concerns

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

October 21, 2019

Pitt has paused testing of its Starship Technologies food delivery robots after a student raised concerns about safety issues the robots may create for wheelchair users.

Cathedral falcon nest gets a new matriarch

Cathedral falcon nest gets a new matriarch

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

October 20, 2019

A new female arrived at the Cathedral earlier this fall and appears to have since driven Hope off for the foreseeable future.

Students help make a difference across City

Students help make a difference across City

By Ashton Crawley, For The Pitt News

October 20, 2019

Instead of sleeping in, Gabrielle Fortier and about 40 other Pitt students were already up at 10 a.m. last Saturday, ready to volunteer at the Foster Love Project in Dormont.

Jimmy John’s robbed by man who claimed to have gun

Jimmy John’s robbed by man who claimed to have gun

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

October 18, 2019

Pitt police is searching for a man who robbed the Jimmy John’s on Forbes Avenue Friday evening.

Phi Kappa Theta new member education suspended after possible hazing

Phi Kappa Theta new member education suspended after possible hazing

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

October 18, 2019

Pitt’s chapter of the Phi Kappa Theta fraternity was placed on “Interim Loss of Privileges — New Member Education” Friday.

Police blotter: Oct. 10-17

Police blotter: Oct. 10-17

By News Editors

October 18, 2019

The Pitt News collates and publishes the Pitt police’s media crime log on a weekly basis.

Oakland Outlook | Sexual assault at Pitt: A survivor’s story

Oakland Outlook | Sexual assault at Pitt: A survivor’s story

By Megan Williams, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

For many students on campus, the truth of sexual trauma is not shocking. Its ramifications are not best understood through statistical data. How do you quantify something that is stolen from you? How do you explain that sexual assault feels devestatingly familiar and inevitable to its victims?

Muslim, Jewish community leaders speak out against hate at lecture

Muslim, Jewish community leaders speak out against hate at lecture

By Carolyn Brodie, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Wasi Mohamed said the Pittsburgh Muslim community was prepared to support their Jewish neighbors after the Tree of Life massacre.

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