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Pittsburgh braces for polar vortex, Pitt cancels Wednesday classes

Wind chill temperatures are forecasted to reach as low as minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit on Wednesday.

By The Pitt News Staff

January 30, 2019

Despite predicted wind chills as low as minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit Wednesday — and a petition with more than 8,500 signatures demanding Pitt cancel classes — the University of Pittsburgh does not plan to close Wednesday, according to Pitt spokesperson Joe Miksch.

Limited access to William Pitt Union following flooding

Another waterline issue plagued the William Pitt Union Monday. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

By John Hamilton and Mackenzie Rodrigues | The Pitt News Staff

January 9, 2018

The William Pitt Union briefly closed again after issues with a sprinkler Monday morning. The University released a comment via its official Twitter account at 5:53 a.m., saying the lower level and basement level of the building would be closed until further notice. The two floors reopened less than...

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