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Members of the University Gamelan Ensemble perform at Bellefield Hall on Nov. 15.

University Gamelan Ensemble introduces music from underrepresented Sundanese culture

By Aoqin Yan, Staff Writer December 1, 2022
Andrew Weintraub founded the University Gamelan Ensemble in 1997. It plays gamelan music of the Sundanese people, which contains a set of predominantly percussion instruments, including tuned gongs, metal-keyed instruments, drums and more.
Police Blotter: Nov. 9 - Nov. 16

Police Blotter: Nov. 9 – Nov. 16

By News Editors November 18, 2022
Pitt police reported sexual assault, theft and more in this week’s crime log.
Opinion | It’s time to drop the STEM superiority complex

Opinion | It’s time to drop the STEM superiority complex

By Jameson Keebler, Staff Columnist November 17, 2022
For those of you living with the STEM superiority complex, there is hope for you. And for anyone who has to face those with the complex, remember that the only person you need approval from is yourself, and your worth is not determined by the hours you spend at the library. 
A soccer ball on Pitt’s Ambrose Urbanic Field.

No. 24 Pitt men’s soccer moves on, win overtime battle against NC State in first round of ACC tournament

By Brian Sherry, Staff Writer November 2, 2022
No. 24 Pitt men’s soccer pulled out a late 4-1 victory against NC State Wednesday night at Ambrose Urbanic Field in the first round of the ACC tournament. Michael Sullivan scored the game winner for the Panthers in the first overtime period.
Flowers, candles and chalk drawings placed outside the Tree of Life Synagogue in 2019.

Tree of Life documentary paints a soul-stirring portrait of a healing Pittsburgh

By Patrick Swain, Senior Staff Writer November 1, 2022
“A Tree of Life: The Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting,” which premiered on HBO on the eve of the four-year commemoration of the Tree of Life massacre, serves to create a powerful portrait of a grieving community on the road to recovery.
Café Du Jour and Dunbar’s Place on East Carson Street in the South Side, two stops on the Pittsburgh Ghost Tours.

Pittsburgh ghost tour explores the dark history of South Side

By Shreya Singh, Staff Writer October 26, 2022
From abandoned steel mills to refurbished burial grounds, Pittsburgh is home to a countless number of paranormal sightings. The Pittsburgh Ghost Tour takes guests through East Carson Street in the South Side, while retelling infamous tales of ghostly activity in the area.
Opinion | The body positivity movement is for all sizes, but not for smaller sizes to take over

Opinion | The body positivity movement is for all sizes, but not for smaller sizes to take over

By Livia LaMarca, Senior Staff Columnist October 11, 2022
While the movement is for all shapes and sizes, its purpose is to empower fat people and foster equality among sizes.
A student raises a sign during a protest against sexual violence in the Cathedral of Learning Friday afternoon.

Photos: Students protest sexual violence on campus

By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor October 7, 2022

More than 100 students gathered at the Cathedral of Learning Friday afternoon to protest the University's response to a recent string of reported sexual assaults.

The 2022 Spirit of Pitt Candidates outside of the William Pitt Union. Pictured from left to right: Annie Goodwin, Gwyneth Lloyd, Ben Asciutto, George Barakat, Meg Anderson, Vinnie Giangrasso, Bea Amsalu and Brian Hand.

Spirit of Pitt candidates show school pride for Homecoming Week

By Khushi Rai and Madison Dean October 4, 2022
This year eight candidates are running for the Spirit of Pitt award, Pitt’s version of a Homecoming Court. Hosted by the Pitt Alumni Association, this award is given to two students who show a strong sense of pride and involvement in the Pitt community.
Pitt sophomore forward Sarah Schupansky (5) prepares to kick the ball during Saturday’s game against Louisville.

Photos: Pitt Soccer vs. Louisville

By Jonathan Guo, Staff Photographer October 3, 2022

The Pitt Panthers defeated the University of Louisville 1-0 on Saturday evening at Ambrose Urbanic Field.    

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