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John Brashear found a love for astronomy after he glimpsed at the moon for the first time at age nine. (Photo via the University of Pittsburgh)

Retro Oakland: Learning about our university’s leaders

By Lexi Kennell / Culture Editor August 27, 2017

Although Pitt students today have grown accustomed to a chancellor who takes selfies with each upcoming class and tweets regularly, past leaders of Pitt had different approaches to interacting with students. There...

Langley Hall after an explosion in 1977. (Photos via ULS Archives)

Retro Oakland: taking a look at Pitt campus buildings

By Lexi Kennell / Culture Editor August 21, 2017

Students walk down Fifth and Ruskin Avenues and pass Langley Hall every day, but many have no idea that two people died in an explosion in that very building about 40 years ago. In The Pitt News’...

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