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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

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

Students at Pitt, neighboring universities demand fossil fuel divestment at climate march

By Abby Cardilli, Staff Writer November 15, 2021
Fossil Free Pitt Coalition, Divest CMU and Green Team Chatham organized a “College Climate March” on Saturday, marching through each university’s campus. About 50 attendees carried signs that read “divest now,” “people over profit” and “keep it in the ground.”
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...

Pennsylvania Democratic chairwoman Dr. Nancy Patton Mills speaks at an election analysis panel hosted by Chatham University’s Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics.

Political experts panel analyzes midterm results

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, For The Pitt News November 9, 2018
The Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics organized a panel of political experts at Chatham Thursday to analyze the 2018 midterm election.
Pitt Scholarly Communications Librarian Lauren Collister discusses the importance of funding to providing students with resources such as scholarly articles. (Photo by Divyanka Bhatia | Staff Photographer)

Union supporters discuss intellectual property

By Samuel Ruppert | For The Pitt News March 20, 2018

The current campaign to create a faculty union at Pitt focuses on a host of issues, including job security, benefits and wages. Union supporters also want to figure out who owns the PowerPoints they...

Asian Studies Center acting associate director Lynn Kawaratani congratulates a participant at Wednesday’s Coming of Age ceremony. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Staff Photographer)

Japanese students come of age

By Prachi Patel | Staff Writer January 11, 2018

Wrapped in a floral kimono, sophomore Nika Tanimoto hurried up to the podium in the ballroom of the University Club, bowed and accepted a delicate black umbrella. It was a token of celebrating her coming...

Sara Dosa from Audrie & Daisy poses with an award at The 76th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony at Cipriani, Wall Street on May 20, 2017 in New York City. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Films Challenge Existing Perspectives

By Janine Faust | Assistant News Editor September 14, 2017

The theater screen faded to black. Afterward there was no scuffling of feet, no whispers or laughter. Instead, the audience remained relatively quiet as several panelists took their seat at a table...

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