The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The Cathedral of Learning.

New app helps trans people with voice training and gender confirmation

By Elle Kenney, For The Pitt News September 23, 2022
Alex Ahmed, web developer and Northeastern University’s doctorate student, spoke at the Research, Ethics and Society Initiative Seminar Series & Gender and Science Conversation Series on Wednesday over Zoom. Ahmed spoke about her research and development on a voice training app for transgender people she designed called Project Spectra.
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 president Max Kneis said it took two years to finalizing the new “Rave guardian app” at Tuesday’s meeting. (Photo by Aaron Schoen | Staff Photographer)

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...

Amaratunga and Aniff created their app, Ediyu, after spending two and a half years and $10,000 to produce it. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Staff Photographer)

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...

On Monday night, the closest truck to campus, according to Mobile Nom, was Hoshi--located across from Towers on Bouquet Street. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Assistant Visual Editor)

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...

Alexandros Labrinidis (left) and Kostas Pelechrinis are leading the Pitt Smart Living project. (Photo by John Hamilton | Editor-in-Chief)

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...

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