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Pitt students cast their votes in the 2019 General Election

November 6, 2019

Pitt students discuss the decisions they made while voting in the 2019 general election.

VIDEO | One Year Later: Pittsburghers gathered to remember those lost in the Tree of Life attack

October 27, 2019

In remembrance of the victims of the 2018 massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue, more than 2,000 people traveled Sunday evening to the gathering at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall for a community event involving speeches, prayers and music. The Tree of Life massacre took the lives of 11 Jewish worshippers...

VIDEO: ‘Roll’ with the Panthers Gameday Recap: vs University of Miami

October 27, 2019

Pitt entered Saturday’s Homecoming game at Heinz Field with all the momentum in the world, riding a four-game win streak and on the brink of breaking into the top-25 rankings. But when the stakes are highest, the Panthers have a fatal tendency to underachieve. And underachieve they did, treating...

VIDEO | Mental Health Vigil emphasizes reaching out for help

October 25, 2019

  This year's vigil, which closed out Mental Health Awareness Month, featured a set of speakers and performers of various positions within the University who added stories of their experiences and pieces of encouragement to the conversation. Speakers emphasized the different ways struggling students...

‘Khuraki’ performance art show tells Afghan immigrants’ stories

October 17, 2019

“Khūrākī,” created by artist Molly Rice, is part of an immersive theater experience that came to Pitt's Stephen Foster Memorial Wednesday, thanks to Pitt’s Open Door Project. Several actors told the stories of Afghan women from a script Rice wrote. Each story is 15 minutes long, and the women’s...

VIDEO: Blue and Gold Madness 2019 ft. WIZ KHALIFA

October 13, 2019

With the help of Pittsburgh native and rap star Wiz Khalifa, the Oakland Zoo gets hyped up for the 2019/20 Men's and Women's basketball season. Guest appearances from Pittsburgh Steelers players James Conner, Ryan Shazier, and Juju Smith-Schuster!

October 1, 2019: Title IX Office discusses accessibility at first Town Hall

October 2, 2019

For the first time since its creation in 2015, Pitt’s Title IX office released data this summer reporting its activity over the course of the school year. According to Katie Pope, the coordinator of the Title IX office, the report is part of a general push to make the office more accessible to the...

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