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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer

Neena is a senior staff writer at The Pitt News who has covered Pitt's graduate student and faculty union campaigns since January 2019. Originally from West Philadelphia, Neena plans to graduate in 2022 with an interdisciplinary major in data science and writing. She has freelanced for several publications and has an interest in data and investigative reporting.

Write to Neena at [email protected].

 

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The new data science major is within the School of Computing and Information and pulls courses from four different departments — computer science, information science, math and statistics — giving students a strong foundation in programming and quantitative disciplines.

Pitt unveils new data science major

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
August 24, 2021
Paul Johnson, a faculty union organizer and Pitt communications professor, gives information about the union’s progress to about 50 people in the William Pitt Union Ballroom in January 2018.

Part 3 | Faculty union organizers’ next steps

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
October 17, 2019
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer congratulate each other after their historic singles championship match at Wimbledon on Sunday. Djokovic prevailed, 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12, to win his fifth championship.

Federer falls short in Wimbledon epic

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
July 16, 2019
Jay Darr is the current Counseling Center director at Pitt.

Oakland news roundup

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
July 1, 2019
Rafael Nadal of Spain in action against Dominic Thiem of Austria during their final match on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros Stadium in Paris.

No, Nadal won’t beat Federer at Wimbledon

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
June 25, 2019
University of Pittsburgh faculty unionizers at the  People’s Pride parade in June 2018.

Faculty union organizers appeal PLRB decision

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
April 25, 2019
First-year Lauren Kaseman performs at Alpha Tau Omega’s annual charity concert.

ATO charity concert rocks Bellefield Hall

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
April 15, 2019
Grad students will vote on whether or not to establish a union between April 15 and 18.

Grad students to vote on unionization this week

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
April 14, 2019
Pitt Pride banner outside of the William Pitt Union.

Campus organizations host first Pride month

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
April 8, 2019
Students who attended Pitt Day in Harrisburg were treated to tours of the capitol, sit-down conversations with elected officials and a career-advice panel with Pitt alumni who work in the state government.

Pitt students visit State Capitol

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
March 26, 2019
Prayer rugs laid out at Sunday evening’s “Rehumanize: A Vigil for Muslims in New Zealand” memorial.

Pittsburgh responds to New Zealand massacre

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
March 25, 2019
Al Primack currently teaches rhetorical process and mass communication process classes at Pitt.

Al Primack celebrates pi year-round

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
March 18, 2019
Terrell Thomas of the American Civil Liberties Union speaks about the impact finances have on the bail process at Wednesday evenings Community Perspectives on Criminal Justice event.

Students, experts discuss criminal justice reform

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
February 28, 2019
Michael Campbell is a workshop assistant in the Center for Creativity and chair of Pitt Queer Professionals.

PQP offers community, safe space to LGBTQ+ staff

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
February 14, 2019
SGB presidential candidates Albert Tanjaya (left) and Zechariah Brown (right) discuss the funding process for Pitt’s clubs at Monday evening’s SGB Presidential Debate.

Brown, Tanjaya debate for SGB presidency

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
February 12, 2019
Pitt faculty see future in union

Pitt faculty see future in union

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
February 6, 2019
Pitt College Republicans Corey Barsky (far left) and Phil Saggese (center left) listen as Pitt College Democrats Mackenzie Coat (center right) and Maureen Hartwell (far right) speak during Monday evening’s health-care debate.

Democrats, Republicans face off on health care

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer
February 5, 2019
Ben Shapiro speaks at the 2018 Young Womens Leadership Summit hosted by Turning Point USA in Dallas.

Ben Shapiro brings much-needed political diversity to Pitt

By Neena Hagen, Assistant Opinions Editor
November 20, 2018
The Gab logo.

Gab: a dangerous haven for white supremacists

By Neena Hagen, Assistant Opinions Editor
October 31, 2018
Point-Counterpoint: Wonderful Wawa

Point-Counterpoint: Wonderful Wawa

By Neena Hagen, Assistant Opinions Editor
October 25, 2018
Harvard must end affirmative action policies

Harvard must end affirmative action policies

By Neena Hagen, Hayden Timmins, The Pitt News Staff
September 14, 2018
(Illustration by Garrett Aguilar | Staff Illustrator)

Volunteer, but not on Thanksgiving

By Neena Hagen, For The Pitt News
November 20, 2017
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