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Kathy Stouffer holds an I Voted sticker after voting in the Pennsylvania primary election at the Michaux Manor Living Center in Fayetteville on Tuesday.

PA primary election results

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor May 19, 2022
Pennsylvania citizens voted on Tuesday to determine the candidates who will run in the general election this fall. The upcoming midterm election is vital, as Pennsylvania’s elections in the fall may determine which political party wins control of the U.S. Senate.
2022 New East Cinema Symposium hosted in the Cathedral of Learning on Friday.

Ukrainian cinema takes center stage at the 2022 New East Cinema Symposium

By Serena Garcia, For The Pitt News May 18, 2022
In light of Russia’s February 24th invasion of Ukraine, the 2022 New East Cinema Symposium at Pitt aimed to focus on highlighting Ukrainian culture and cinema through various film showings this past week.
The planning commission’s public hearing on Tuesday.

City Planning Commission requests four-week continuance for Oakland Plan at public hearing

By Brandon Raglow, Staff Writer May 18, 2022
At the recent City Planning Commission meeting, Department of City Planning deputy director Andrew Dash discussed some of the challenges that came with building a plan to satisfy everyone in the Oakland neighborhood, including the many diverse groups of people who live and work there.
Pitt junior wide receiver Jordan Addison (3) during a game against North Carolina State in Oct. 2020.

Column | Players come and go but Pitt football’s culture stands tall

By Frankie Richetti, Senior Staff Writer May 18, 2022
With star rising-junior wide receiver Jordan Addison entering the transfer portal, outsiders don’t view Pitt as one of the nation’s elite teams heading into the season. Don’t tell the players in the Panthers locker room that, though. 
Pitt senior pitcher Matt Gilbertson (45) pitches during a game against the University of Virginia in April.

ACC Baseball Tournament on the horizon after wild regular season

By Jack Markowski May 18, 2022
With the 2022 college baseball regular season winding down, all eyes are looking ahead to the upcoming slate of conference tournaments.
Last Wednesday’s Faculty Assembly meeting.

Faculty Assembly talks community engaged scholarship, new budget model

By Colm Slevin, Senior Staff Writer May 17, 2022
Faculty Assembly President Robin Kear and Vice President Kris Kanthak discussed two documents intended to help Pitt become more equitable and uplift marginalized communities at last week’s meeting. Kanthak said the provost’s recommendations in the documents “give credit” to those who haven’t received it before.
Opinion | Shave your head — especially if you are femme-presenting

Opinion | Shave your head — especially if you are femme-presenting

By Jessica Snyder, Senior Staff Writer May 17, 2022
Shaving your head can foster confidence and affirm the fluidity of gender, even if it’s just something you do once to change up your routine. 
From left, Tim Sanders, John Grady, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, Thomas Osha, Rich Fitzgerald, Deb Gross and Anantha Shekhar participate in ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday to celebrate the opening of The Assembly.

The Assembly officially opens for Pitt health care research

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor May 6, 2022
Pitt and Wexford Science & Technology, LLC held a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception on Thursday to mark the official opening of The Assembly, a center for health care research.
Shenay Jeffrey: ‘Unmatched’ energy

Shenay Jeffrey: ‘Unmatched’ energy

By Jessica McKenzie April 26, 2022
Shenay Jeffrey is all-in at everything, part of why she has been so effective at community engagement.
George Bandik: Forming bonds

George Bandik: Forming bonds

By Rachel Soloff April 26, 2022
George Bandik may teach about chemical linkages like esters, ethers and epoxides, but he is always in search of another type of bond.
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