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Students celebrated the Hindu festival Navratri in the William Pitt Union last year.

Academic calendar and religious, cultural traditions conflict for some

By Madison Brewer, Staff Writer October 20, 2019
While some students say it’s not difficult to make arrangements that make them and their instructors happy, others say they sometimes feel forced to choose between religion and school.
The Steel Dragon martial arts group performs a lion dance at Saturday evening’s “Pitt CASA x VSA Lunar: New Year 2019” celebration.

Pitt rings in the Lunar New Year

By Apoorva Kethidi, Staff Writer February 12, 2019
Pitt’s Lunar New Year celebration, hosted this past weekend by Pitt’s Chinese American Students Association and VSA in an event titled “Pitt CASA x VSA: Lunar New Year 2019,” brought in over 200 guests.
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