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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

‘As a creative, there are no rules’: Pittsburgh Fashion Week showcases looks from Pittsburgh designers

By Maya Valletta, Staff Writer September 17, 2023

Sparkles, velvet and an array of silhouettes hit the runway in a display of artistry from Pittsburgh’s fashion community at the Pittsburgh Fashion Week runway show. The event boasted eight fashion designers...

Kitchen chairs and a table.

Bored with your home? Explore creative furniture possibilities

By Tanya Babbar, Staff Writer November 17, 2022
Having fun with your living space on campus can refresh your mood. Here are some new uses for furniture you already have.
The Oakland Planning and Development Corp. held a public meeting Tuesday night to discuss neighborhood developments, including a proposal to demolish and refurbish the current Croatian Fraternal Union located on 3441 Forbes Avenue.

OPDC discusses proposed Croatian Fraternal Union building demolition

By Punya Bhasin, Senior Staff Writer June 23, 2021
After severe damage to the structural integrity of the Croatian Fraternal Union building, a Pitt official discussed the University’s plan to demolish the building and salvage parts of its facade for the sake of historical preservation.
Pitt alum George Patterson left his corporate job in 2009 to make more time for family and expand his independent business ventures.  (Photo courtesy of George Patterson)

Pitt Alum has it in the Effin bag

By Prachi Patel | Staff Writer February 9, 2018

George Patterson reaches into his pocket to pull out his business cards with a glint of amusement in his eyes. “I guarantee, if you read my title, you will laugh,” Patterson said. Stamped under...

In 1773, Phillis Wheatley became the first African-American poet ever to be published. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

Column: Poetry now: why today’s world makes poetics shine

By Christian Snyder, Assistant Opinions Editor August 29, 2017

I remember the first time a line of poetry caught me by surprise. I was sitting in the Cathedral of Learning mouthing the words of Ross Gay’s poem “catalog of unabashed gratitude” to myself. The...

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