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The best of the bunch: Pitt students’ favorite restaurants

Noodlehead in Shadyside claimed the title of Best Thai in The Pitt News’ “Best Of survey.”

By Diana Velasquez, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Pitt students voted earlier this month for The Pitt News on their “Best Of” for Pittsburgh. The categories ranged from best tattoo parlor to best spring break spot, but there was no category more popular than food.

Redhawk Coffee soars above competition

Redhawk Coffee owner Braden Walter pours a latte.

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

Considering the quality of its beverages, kindness of its staff and coziness of its atmosphere, there’s no question why students flock to Redhawk Coffee to enjoy some nest-level coffee.

Students rush to take Russian Fairy Tales

The story, “Vasilisa the Beautiful” is favorite among students that have taken Pitt’s Russian Fairy Tales course. (Illustration by Garrett Aguilar | Staff Illustrator)

By Janine Faust | Assistant News Editor

January 19, 2018

Professors within the department of Slavic languages and literatures faculty at Pitt encountered a shrinking student interest in their courses in the mid-1990s. They weren’t alone — many other Slavic departments across the country were likewise noticing a decline in enrollment. “Not many stu...

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