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Members and allies of the Fossil Free Pitt Coalition began a 24/7 sit-in in the Cathedral of Learning on Feb. 21.  Joy Cao | Staff Photographer

Fossil Free kicks off Cathedral sit-in demanding vote on divestment

By Janine Faust, Editor-in-chief February 21, 2020

Midterm season is approaching, meaning plenty of students will be staying overnight in campus buildings to get extra studying in. Some have decided to rally for divestment while they’re at.  The...

The blue beam was added to the Cathedral of Learning’s Victory Lights in 2018.

Birding Club to collect data on bird deaths from victory lights

By Jessica Steinberg, For The Pitt News October 10, 2019
The Victory Lights that shine up from the Cathedral of Learning may be a point of pride for Pitt students, but some Pitt community members worry that they’re also a potentially dangerous attraction for migrating birds.
(Illustration by Garrett Aguilar | Staff Illustrator)

Friday Fly: Cathedral Commons Room

By Maggie Koontz | Columnist November 10, 2017

“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...

(Photos by John Hamilton / Managing Editor)

Cathedral in photos, from the basement to the top

By John Hamilton / Managing Editor October 13, 2017

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,”...

The Cathedral of Learning is reflected in a puddle outside the building after a water main broke this morning. (Photo by Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor)

WPTS creates playlists after hectic day at Pitt

By Lexi Kennell / Culture Editor September 18, 2017

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...

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

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...

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