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Opinion | Tinder: 1 star

Opinion | Tinder: 1 star

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist

February 20, 2019

With social media, love is not quite as romantic. Technology has seemingly transformed dating into a game of swiping left and right.

SGB announces new student safety measures

SGB announces new student safety measures

By Rose Luder | Staff Writer

November 29, 2017

Student Government Board member Ian Callahan announced at Tuesday’s meeting that the Rave Guardian app — an app created by Rave Mobile Safety that connects users with local security resources — is now available with features for Pitt students. Students who download the “blue light” app will be ...

Panthers Past and Present Produce Profit

Panthers Past and Present Produce Profit

By Anish Salvi | For The Pitt News

September 15, 2017

Whether its crafting art or creating apps, Pitt students are finding ways to turn their passion projects into profit. For some, the track to success took unexpected turns through cadaver labs and art studios, while for others it was a matter of making life a little easier. Pitt seniors Brian Ama...

Pitt grads create food truck tracker

Pitt grads create food truck tracker

By Janine Faust | Assistant News Editor

August 28, 2017

Paul Landry is a foodie on the move who likes food on the move. That’s why he found himself driving from his home near the Pittsburgh International Airport to Shadyside one evening in 2013 in pursuit of a specific food truck. “The neighborhood I heard the truck was in was where I stayed when I attended Pit...

Pitt Smart Living project hopes to ‘democratize,’ incentivize transportation

Pitt Smart Living project hopes to ‘democratize,’ incentivize transportation

By John Hamilton | Editor-in-Chief

July 12, 2017

A Pitt research project is attempting to “democratize” and incentivize public transportation in Pittsburgh using public information screens and a mobile app. The Pitt Smart Living project is currently in the pilot phase, according to Alexandros Labrinidis, the Pitt computer science professor leading th...

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