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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

New musical 21 explores life and mystique of Clemente

New musical ’21’ explores life and mystique of Clemente

By Sam Bojarski / Staff Writer October 15, 2014

It took Alki Steriopoulos more than 30 years to transform the inspiration from his near-death experience into a full-blown musical. But now that his musical, “21,” is slated to premiere at Pittsburgh...

Panther Card every Pitt student’s pass to free entertainment

By Jack Trainor / Staff Writer May 28, 2014

Getting around in a big city can be confusing for a lot of students, especially freshmen who are leaving a small town for the first time. Here’s a piece of advice: Keep your student ID (Panther Card)...

Oakland offers students variety of diverse eating

By Richard Koppenaal / Staff Writer May 28, 2014

Upon arriving in Oakland, the number of places to eat can be a bit overwhelming for a first-time Pitt student. With an enormous dining hall and places such as Chick-fil-A, Burger King and Einstein Bros...

The A&E Staff reviews Pitts freshman dorm offerings

The A&E Staff reviews Pitt’s freshman dorm offerings

By The A&E Staff May 28, 2014

The Pitt News A&E staff reviews all of Pitt’s freshman dorms in the style of a movie, album or video game review.  Disclaimer: Since none of our staff lived in or was familiar with Forbes Hall, we were...

Weekly Rundown: 5/28 – 6/3

By The A&E Staff May 27, 2014

Wednesday, May 28Steel PantherStage AE400 North Shore Drive, North ShoreTime: 7:00 p.m. doorsAdmission: $25 advance / $27 doorsSteel Panther, the farcical heavy metal heavyweights, stop in Pittsburgh to...

Million Dollar Arm: Bernsteins new approach to MLB starmaking

‘Million Dollar Arm’: Bernstein’s new approach to MLB starmaking

By Shawn Cooke / A&E Editor May 20, 2014

Call it the magic of movies — or, more specifically, Disney movies — but it’s not every day that the self-proclaimed “Least Sexy Man in the World” can co-exist in the same body as one of People...

Andrew McCutchen (22) batted 20 runs for the Pittsburgh Pirates in September. Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer

Walk-up music a crucial fixture for Pirates players

By Shawn Cooke / A&E Editor May 6, 2014

Whenever Pittsburgh Pirates closer Jason Grilli emerges from the outfield to wrap up a game at PNC Park, no matter what the situation might be, there’s always an element of consistency.Much like Mariano...

Unblurred blends art, activism and entertainment

Unblurred blends art, activism and entertainment

By Jack Trainor / Staff Writer April 16, 2014

Laura Jean McLaughlin’s old bookstore-turned-studio is one of the many local treasures on display during this month’s Unblurred, Garfield’s gallery crawl event.“Today’s his favorite day,” McLaughlin...

Dear Kelly – April 10, 2014

By A&E Staff April 9, 2014

Dear Kelly,All of my teachers keep sending me OMET surveys and I don’t know what to do. I tried to ignore the initial emails, but they keep sending reminder emails, too. Even my online class sent one...

Shabazz Palaces offshoot less avant-garde than it thinks

By John Lavanga / A&E Editor April 9, 2014

I’ll admit, I’ve always been skeptical of the Pitchfork media darlings. Give a band that vaunted “Best New Music” label and I’m certain to play contrarian to the Internet’s most respected team...

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