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Photos: Commencement 2021

Photos: Commencement 2021

By Clare Sheedy, Staff Photographer May 4, 2021
The Pitt community came together this spring to celebrate graduating seniors in a COVID-19-friendly way for the second year in a row.
Photos: Trans YOUniting protest in Oakland

Photos: Trans YOUniting protest in Oakland

By Clare Sheedy, Staff Photographer May 4, 2021
About 100 people marched through Oakland on Sunday afternoon protesting violence against Black trans people in Pittsburgh.

VIDEO: Vaccine Stories at the University of Pittsburgh

April 23, 2021

The vaccine craze has swept Pitt, with students beginning to see the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel. We asked students about their experience with the historic vaccine, and student healthcare...

VIDEO: Vaccine Stories at the University of Pittsburgh

April 21, 2021

The vaccine craze has swept Pitt, with students beginning to see the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel. We asked students about their experience with the historic vaccine, and student healthcare...

VIDEO: Pitt Students Sound Off on Shelter in Place Rule

April 19, 2021

We spoke to Pitt students around campus about the University's move to a shelter-in-place rule after COVID-19 spikes on campus.

Photos: FFPC rally in Oakland

Photos: FFPC rally in Oakland

By Alanna Reid, Staff Photographer April 11, 2021

Fossil Free Pitt Coalition held a divestment rally outside of Chase Bank at Fifth Avenue and Atwood Street Friday afternoon to protest the bank’s investment into the Line 3 pipeline.

Photos: Pitt Men’s Soccer vs. Virginia

Photos: Pitt Men’s Soccer vs. Virginia

By Thomas Yang, Senior Staff Photographer April 9, 2021

The top-ranked Panthers defeated Virginia 5-0 on Thursday night to clinch the ACC Coastal division title. [Read: Men’s soccer clinches Coastal division with 5-0 win over UVA]

VIDEO: Pitt Students Spend Hours in Line for COVID-19 Vaccine

March 30, 2021

Hundreds of Pitt students waited in line for hours Tuesday afternoon in hopes of receiving the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Word spread quickly throughout the student body after an Oak Hill vaccination...

VIDEO: Women’s History Month at Pitt

March 30, 2021

With Women's History Month coming to a close, we decided to ask women-identifying students at Pitt about what they thought of the concept, and how we can see change happen in the Pitt community.

Photos: Stop Asian Hate rally in Squirrel Hill

Photos: Stop Asian Hate rally in Squirrel Hill

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Photographer March 28, 2021
The ANSWER Coalition organized a rally Saturday afternoon at the corner of Forbes and Murry avenues in Squirrel Hill to protest anti-Asian violence and racism.
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