The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Opinion | Pittsburgh is a city, not just where you go to school

Opinion | Pittsburgh is a city, not just where you go to school

By Dalia Maeroff, Opinions Editor August 24, 2021
I am begging the Pitt community to realize something I thought I would never have to say — Pittsburgh is a city, not just where you go to school.

VIDEO | One Year Later: Pittsburghers gathered to remember those lost in the Tree of Life attack

October 28, 2019

In remembrance of the victims of the 2018 massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue, more than 2,000 people traveled Sunday evening to the gathering at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall for a community event...

The 9-mile Run Trail in Duck Hollow is a popular destination for runners, hikers and others looking to enjoy the outdoors. (Photos by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Duck Hollow: Pittsburgh’s smallest neighborhood

By Cassidy Power | Staff Writer April 17, 2018

There’s only one way in and out of Pittsburgh’s smallest neighborhood — a one-lane bridge marred with potholes and streaked with graffiti. Duck Hollow was founded 140 years ago as housing for...

 Participants start to run at Pittsburgh Attacks Cancer Together 5K Race and Color Run in Schenley Park. (Photo by Theresa Dickerson | Staff Writer)

Coloring out cancer: Students run for research

Colors flew through the air in Schenley Park this past weekend at the Pittsburgh Attacks Cancer Together’s 5K Race and Color Run. Members of the Pittsburgh community came to support the student-led organization...

Sgt. Dave Nanz pets his K-9, Sam, a three-year-old German shorthair pointer. This is Sams second year on the force, joining the departments other K-9, Filo. (Photo by Christian Snyder | Multimedia Editor)

Pitt spotlights safety

By Christian Snyder | Multimedia Editor January 31, 2018

Dogs on campus usually attract dozens of students, nearly all of whom have their iPhones ready to capture brief interactions with the stress-relieving pets. But Sam, a 3-year-old German shorthaired...

Ron Leibow, an employee of Pitts Office of Facilities Management, watches on as architect Adam Gross (right) views the campus master plan on his laptop. (Photo by Christian Snyder | Online Visual Editor)

Pitt optimizes space for Master Plan

By Sophia Mastroianni | For The Pitt News January 26, 2018

Pitt’s unconventional hills, sidewalks and parks are what separate the University’s aesthetic from others, Ayers Saint Gross architecture and planning principal Kevin Petersen said. “We want...

Pittsburgh residents and students are an integral part of maintaining the community gardens. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)

Rooted in the community: gardens bring neighborhoods together

By Prachi Patel / Staff Writer October 26, 2017

Whether it’s planted on a worn-down baseball field, hidden in a church’s vacant parking lot or sandwiched between two houses, Pittsburghers have repurposed sections of their neighborhoods into community...

(Illustration by Maria Heines | Staff Illustrator)

Embracing Queer: Pitt’s LGBTQ+ Community

By Madeline Barber / Staff Writer May 31, 2017

Queer pride is everywhere in Pittsburgh — Bloomfield storefronts sell queer-friendly merchandise, rainbow flags dance in the winds of Lawrenceville homes and banners adorned with local drag performers...

Language aloud in library: Carnegie Library offers free language lessons

Language aloud in library: Carnegie Library offers free language lessons

By Rio Maropis / Staff Writer December 10, 2015

Every first and third Tuesday of the month, Oakland’s Carnegie Library encourages its visitors to get chatty. That’s when the Japanese Conversation Club meets, in the library’s large print room....

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