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Patrons wait in line to order from the Totopo Cocina & Cantina food truck at Thursday’s Food Truck Roundup outside of the William Pitt Union.

Food trucks bring Pitt community together for a good cause

By Sarah Demchak, Staff Writer April 14, 2022
Pitt’s Conference Services team organized the Food Truck Roundup on Tuesday afternoon. Sue George, administrative specialist of Conference Services, was in charge of organizing the event with Ilona Margolin, a sophomore health informatics major.
Research project aims to create a feeling of belonging at Pitt libraries

Research project aims to create a feeling of belonging at Pitt libraries

By Elizabeth Primrose, Staff Writer February 17, 2022
A team of five Pitt librarians created the Belonging at Pitt Libraries research project to help improve Pitt’s libraries across the main and regional campuses and within different schools, such as the engineering library in Oakland.
Two technology glitches occurred after Pitt disbursed financial aid on Jan. 1, leaving more than 2,400 students with incorrect financial aid packages at the beginning of the semester.

‘The money just disappeared’: Financial aid glitches leave thousands of students scrambling

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer January 21, 2022
When Will Hayden checked his Pitt email last Thursday, he thought he was $5,000 richer.
Pitt’s Faculty Assembly met Wednesday afternoon to discuss returning to in-person classes and the on-campus crime policy.

Faculty Assembly discusses return to in-person classes, on-campus crime policy

By Jack Troy, Senior Staff Writer January 21, 2022
Robin Kear, the president of Pitt’s Faculty Assembly, said at a Wednesday meeting that she can’t wait until there are no more vaccine updates.
Pitt to launch new public health undergraduate degree

Pitt to launch new public health undergraduate degree

By Punya Bhasin, Assistant News Editor January 18, 2022
Pitt is launching a new undergraduate program for students interested in studying or pursuing careers in public health. Students will begin to matriculate into the program in fall 2022. The program has already received more than 800 applications.
Opinion | Pittsburgh is a city, not just where you go to school

Opinion | Pittsburgh is a city, not just where you go to school

By Dalia Maeroff, Opinions Editor August 24, 2021
I am begging the Pitt community to realize something I thought I would never have to say — Pittsburgh is a city, not just where you go to school.
Opinion | Students, we need to keep each other safe

Opinion | Students, we need to keep each other safe

By Genna Edwards, Senior Staff Columnist August 17, 2020
COVID-19 is an all-or-nothing game, senior staff columnist Genna Edwards argues. Either we all work hard to mitigate risk to our fellow peers, faculty and staff, or one wrong sneeze and we’re done for.
Benedum Hall

Staff Picks: The best buildings on campus

By The Pitt News Staff July 23, 2020
From Brutalist beauties to floor plans that make going to class an adventure in and of itself, here are the buildings that we’ve missed while we’ve been away — and that you should probably know about before coming to Pitt.
Editorial | Fall instruction must be entirely remote

Editorial | Fall instruction must be entirely remote

By The Pitt News Editorial Board July 14, 2020
Reopening campuses means that some students and faculty will die. There’s simply no way to justify this fiscally — or educationally.
Opinion | Trump administrations Title IX changes hurt survivors

Opinion | Trump administration’s Title IX changes hurt survivors

By Genna Edwards, Senior Staff Columnist May 12, 2020
The mere change in the definition of what constitutes sexual harassment will have wide-reaching, chilling consequences.
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