The Pitt News

Student Alumni Association paints the town blue and gold with new contest

Students paint the windows at Hemingway’s Cafe.

By Diana Velasquez, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

Every year at Pitt, the Student Alumni Association puts on its annual Paint the Town event the week before Homecoming. The week-long event gathers students to paint the town in Pitt’s colors.

99 years proud: Annual tradition glows at Lantern Night

First-year women exit the Cathedral of Learning after receiving their lanterns.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, For The Pitt News

August 26, 2019

As Linda Wharton Boyd looked out over a sea of first-year female Pitt students on Sunday night, she asked each attendee to look to the person to their left and the person to their right and repeat a three-word phrase.

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