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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

A cappella club Tonal Disruptions practices in the Cathedral of Learning on Thursday night.

‘It’s empowerment and teamwork’: A cappella clubs on campus foster community and musicianship

By Colm Slevin, Assistant News Editor September 30, 2022
Emma Cada first sang “Morning Crawls Towards You, and I” by Good Luck Finding Iris during auditions in her first year, and joined Tonal Disruption during its founding year, one of the eight a cappella clubs on campus.
Music journalists Will Hermes and Amanda Petrusich talk music and artistry during Q&A

Music journalists Will Hermes and Amanda Petrusich talk music and artistry during Q&A

By Shreya Singh, Staff Writer September 30, 2022
Will Hermes, an acclaimed music journalist for “The Rolling Stone,” participated in a music journalism Q&A on Zoom Thursday night as a part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series, a program dedicated to bringing notable writers to Pitt’s campus.
Less-Commonly-Taught Languages Center offers diverse programs for students

Less-Commonly-Taught Languages Center offers diverse programs for students

By Ryleigh Lord, Staff Writer September 30, 2022
A “less commonly taught” language doesn’t translate into an unimportant language, and Pitt’s Less-Commonly-Taught Languages Center is working daily to spread that message to students on campus.
A soccer ball on Pitt’s Ambrose Urbanic Field.

Preview | Pitt men’s soccer prepares to face dynamic Virginia Cavaliers

By Brian Sherry, Staff Writer September 29, 2022
The Panthers men’s soccer team will take on a very dynamic Virginia Cavalier team this Friday at Ambrose Urbanic Field. Staff Writer Brian Sherry breaks down players to watch and what Pitt needs to do to pull out a win.
Opinion | The American proletariat does not exist

Opinion | The American proletariat does not exist

By Thomas Riley, Staff Columnist September 29, 2022
As late capitalism fractures and disillusions the working class, the wage laborers of America cannot be considered a real proletariat.
Weekend Watchlist | Zombies!

Weekend Watchlist | Zombies!

By The Pitt News Staff September 29, 2022
Halloween is coming up, the only holiday outside of Christmas that really lasts the whole month. Since zombies play such an important role in Pittsburgh’s history, we’re kicking off Spooky Season with some undead.
Altoona Curve coach Salvador Paniagua, left, congratulates Logan Hill on his fourth-inning home run against the Erie SeaWolves during a Double-A baseball game in Erie, Pa. on July 12, 2019.

Opinion | Minor League Baseball hits homerun for workers’ rights with new union representation

By Grant Van Robays, Staff Columnist September 29, 2022
Minor league baseball players unionizing is a historic achievement for the sport and workers’ rights.
Pitt’s wolves of Wall Street: Students invest in stocks and crypto

Pitt’s wolves of Wall Street: Students invest in stocks and crypto

By Punya Bhasin, News Editor September 28, 2022
Some students are investing in stocks and crypto as a hobby to gain financial security and to better understand the world of finance.
The DoorDash app on a smartphone.

Student doordashers reflect on its pros and cons

By Alex Saraff, Staff Writer September 28, 2022
For many working students on campus, having to deal with an annoying boss is frustrating. Some students, like Austin Beasly, have avoided that situation entirely by becoming DoorDash gig workers.
Fullback George Aston (35) is tackled in a Pitt football game against Georgia Tech in 2016.

Preview | Panthers look to take advantage of wounded, coach-less Georgia Tech

By Dalton Coppola, Sports Editor September 28, 2022
Pitt finds itself in an intriguing situation this weekend as Georgia Tech comes to town on the heels of firing its head coach. Sports Editor Dalton Coppola breaks down what the Panthers can do to take down a floundering Georgia Tech team.
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