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Friday Fly: Cathedral Commons Room

Friday Fly: Cathedral Commons Room

By Maggie Koontz | Columnist

November 10, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

“Friday Fly” is a recurring column dedicated to a fly on the wall’s perspective on campus spots and daily life here at Pitt. This is the second installment. The Cathedral of Learning Commons Room is a feat of Gothic architecture, crafted out of limestone, slate and iron. Pathfinders passing t...

Cathedral in photos, from the basement to the top

Cathedral in photos, from the basement to the top

By John Hamilton / Managing Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under 2. Featured, Visual

I walked into an office on the 30th floor of the Cathedral of Learning Wednesday and asked the receptionist if there was anything interesting on the floor that might make for a good picture. “No,” she said, laughing. She was right, the 30th floor is probably the most boring floor in the 42-story str...

WPTS creates playlists after hectic day at Pitt

WPTS creates playlists after hectic day at Pitt

By Lexi Kennell / Culture Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Culture, Music

With the Cathedral flooding and Pitt students standing up to homophobia in a counter protest at Towers yesterday, our news writers had more than enough to write about. The hectic Monday inspired the new media director of WPTS, Josh Chamberlain, to create two playlists to match the mood — Cathy ...

Homecoming Edition: The Cathedral of Learning, painted from all angles

Homecoming Edition: The Cathedral of Learning, painted from all angles

By Emma Kilcup / Staff Writer

September 26, 2013


Filed under Archives

From the farthest parts of South Oakland to the streets of Bloomfield, the Cathedral of Learning can be seen standing tall  above the medical buildings and trees as not only a symbol of the University of Pittsburgh, but as an essential landmark of the city itself.Hidden on the seventh floor of Alumni Hal...

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