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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

Pamela’s Diner on Forbes Avenue in Oakland.

Pamela’s Diner voted ‘Best Breakfast’ in The Pitt News’ survey

By Adrienne Cahillane, For The Pitt News March 23, 2023
Known for its lyonnaise potatoes and crepe-style hotcakes, Pamela’s Diner on Forbes Avenue was voted the best breakfast spot in The Pitt News’ “Best Of” survey.
The Pitt News box outside the Cathedral of Learning.

The Pitt News announces ‘Best Of’ survey winners

By Rebecca Johnson, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2023
From the best Japanese restaurant on campus to the most binge-worthy television show, The Pitt News’ annual “Best Of” survey gives students and community members the chance to rank their favorite shops and people in Pittsburgh.
Phat Nguyen (left), bartender and owner of Phat’s in South Oakland.

Ruling Oakland’s bar scene with good vibes, teamwork: Phat Nguyen wins ‘Best Bartender’

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor March 21, 2023
Phat Nguyen, one of Phat’s Bar’s owners and its namesake, won “Best Bartender” after students voted in The Pitt News’ annual “Best Of” survey.
Cupcakes at Love Made Edible Bakery in Brentwood.

Love Made Edible: Spreading love and friendship through sweet treats

By Gabriella Garvin, Senior Staff Writer March 21, 2023
Love Made Edible Bakery won “Best Black-Owned Business” in The Pitt News’ annual “Best Of” contest. The bakery opened about a year ago and is located about 20 minutes from Pitt’s campus in Brentwood.
Uwe Stender, a lecturer in Pitt’s German department.

Teaching through memes, kindness: Uwe Stender wins ‘Best Gen-Ed Professor’

By Kendall Swift, Staff Writer March 22, 2022
Students voted Uwe Stender, a lecturer in the German department, as the “Best Gen-Ed Professor” in The Pitt News’ annual “Best Of” survey. It’s his first time winning the title since he began working for the University in 2006.
Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett displays the ACC Championship trophy.

Column | Top 5 best Pitt sports moments in 2021

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer March 22, 2022
Pitt athletics enjoyed a successful 2021, including championships and program firsts. Staff writer Alexander Ganias ranked the five best Panther moments from the past calendar year.
Allie Staman, a junior nursing major, served as an RA in Sutherland Hall last year and currently oversees 34 first-year residents in Tower B.

Allie Staman voted best RA in “Best Of” survey

By Katie Cassidy, For The Pitt News March 22, 2021
Each year The Pitt News conducts “Best Of” surveys in which students can vote on the “best” things, people and places around campus. This year, the title of “Best RA” was awarded to junior Allie Staman.
Noodlehead in Shadyside claimed the title of Best Thai in The Pitt News’ “Best Of survey.”

The best of the bunch: Pitt students’ favorite restaurants

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 owner Braden Walter pours a latte.

Redhawk Coffee soars above competition

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

Students rush to take Russian Fairy Tales

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...

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