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Pitt, Chatham and Carnegie Mellon students walk down the street with a banner that reads “Divest Now” during Saturday’s “College Climate March.”

Photos: “College Climate March”

By John Blair, Senior Staff Photographer November 14, 2021

About 50 students from Pitt, Chatham and Carnegie Mellon walked the streets from Chatham’s campus to the Cathedral of Learning to protest continued fossil fuel investment from all three schools on...

CMU and Pitt launch center dedicated to combating extremist hate

CMU and Pitt launch center dedicated to combating extremist hate

By Ashton Crawley, Assistant News Editor March 17, 2021
Pitt and Carnegie Mellon are teaming up to create a new center to study extremist hate. The Collaboratory Against Hate — Research and Action Center will work to develop new ways to stop hate’s “creation, growth and destructive consequences.”
CMU students dance at a counter protest as Westboro Baptist Church members picketed on campus. (Gif by Christian Snyder / Contributing Editor)

‘It rained for a reason:’ Westboro Baptist Church ends protest early, one counter protester arrested

By Bailey Frisco / Staff Writer October 5, 2017

The Westboro Baptist Church cut its planned protest route short Thursday for reasons unknown to Pitt. “All we know is they didn’t come,” University spokesperson Joe Miksch said in an email. The...

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